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Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines- 7 April 2014

7 April 2014- NY Times Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines

Russian Cyber Crime Syndicate Linked To Neiman Marcus Theft- 7 April 2014

7 April 2014- Business Insider REPORT: Russian Cyber Crime Syndicate Linked To Neiman Marcus Theft

One of World’s Largest Websites Hacked: Turns Visitors into “DDoS Zombies”- 3 April 2014

3 April 2014 One of World’s Largest Websites Hacked: Turns Visitors into “DDoS Zombies”

Windows XPocalypse and the Spread of ATM Malware- 2 April 2014

2 April 2014- Recorded Future Windows XPocalypse and the Spread of ATM Malware

Popular Remote access Trojan njRAT fuels Middle East Cyber Crime- 31 March 2014

31 March 2014- The Hacker News Popular Remote access Trojan njRAT fuels Middle East Cyber Crime

Malicious apps can hose Android phones, erase data, researchers warn- 24 March 2014

24 March 2014- Ars Technica Malicious apps can hose Android phones, erase data, researchers warn

LightOut is Latest Cyber Threat to Target Energy Sector – 15 March 2014

15 March 2014- Infosecurity Magazine LightOut is Latest Cyber Threat to Target Energy Sector

Uroburos Rootkit: Most sophisticated 3-year-old Russian Cyber Espionage Campaign- 4 March 2014

4 March 2014- The Hacker News Uroburos Rootkit: Most sophisticated 3-year-old Russian Cyber Espionage Campaign

Is This Russia’s Stuxnet? Security Firm Spots Suspicious ‘Uroburos’ Rootkit- 3 March 2014

3 March 2014- CIO.com Is This Russia’s Stuxnet? Security Firm Spots Suspicious ‘Uroburos’ Rootkit

Meet Mask, possibly the most sophisticated malware campaign ever seen – February 10, 2014

2/10/2014 – Ars Technica Meet Mask, possibly the most sophisticated malware campaign ever seen

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2013 on Malware Evolution- 3 December 2013

3 December 2013- Securelist Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2013. Malware Evolution

Scientist-developed malware prototype covertly jumps air gaps using inaudible sound- 2 December 2013

2 December 2013- Ars Technica Scientist-developed malware prototype covertly jumps air gaps using inaudible sound

NSA infected 50,000 computer networks with malicious software – November 23, 2013

11/23/2013 – NRC NSA infected 50,000 computer networks with malicious software

3 Malware Trends You Need to Know About – November 14, 2013

11/14/2013 – Recorded Future 3 Malware Trends You Need to Know About

Going Viral: How Two Pakistani Brothers Created the First PC Virus – November 2, 2013

11/2/2013 – Mental Floss Going Viral: How Two Pakistani Brothers Created the First PC Virus

#badBIOS features explained – October 31, 2013

10/31/2013 #badBIOS features explained

Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps – October 31, 2013

10/31/2013 Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps

A Smartphone Charger That Sniffs for Malware – October 4, 2013

10/4/2013 A Smartphone Charger That Sniffs for Malware

StubHub Wasn’t Hacked. But Its Users Were.- 24 July 2014

24 July 2014 by Andrea Peterson – “The Washington Post” StubHub Wasn’t Hacked. But Its Users Were. Recent reports of ticket resale Internet company StubHub being hacked are misleading. Though their user’s data was compromised, this was not another case of … Continue reading

Summary of 2013 Malware Development

HackSurfer just released a summary on malware development for 2013 based on the formal report from Panda Labs. Here are some of the key points from the summary: Almost 32% of computers across the world found infected with malware. There were … Continue reading