Categories » Malware

That Unpatchable USB Malware Now Has a Patch … Sort Of

That Unpatchable USB Malware Now Has a Patch … Sort Of

When security researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson publicly released attack code two weeks ago that takes advantage of an insidious vulnerability in USB devices, they argued that publishing their exploits would get the problems fixed faster. Now they’ve released a partial fix themselves—albeit one that’s so messy it includes coating your USB thumb drive […]

The post That Unpatchable USB Malware Now Has a Patch … Sort Of appeared first on WIRED.



Continue reading

A Cybersecurity Threat That Could Be Lurking On Your Phone- 1 October 2014

1 October 2014- Fox News A Cybersecurity Threat That Could Be Lurking On Your Phone

Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers- 21 September 2014

21 September 2014- The Hacker News Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers

Malware-Laced Emails Appear to Come From LogMeIn- 23 September 2014

23 September 2014- ThreatPost Malware-Laced Emails Appear to Come From LogMeIn

Dyre Trojan Caught In The Cookie Jar- 18 September 2014

18 September 2014- Threat Post Dyre Trojan Caught In The Cookie Jar

Popular Financial Trojan Citadel Gets a Makeover as a Corporate Spy- 17 September 2014

17 September 2014- Ars Technica Popular financial trojan Citadel gets a makeover as a corporate spy

The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose

Two independent researchers say that publicly releasing the code that enables BadUSB attacks will hasten a fix. The post The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Hackers Penetrated Systems of Key Defense Contractors- 18 September 2014

18 September 2014- Help Net Security Hackers penetrated systems of key defense contractors

Why Retailers Like Home Depot Get Hacked- 15 September 2014

15 September 2014- CSO Online Why retailers like Home Depot get hacked

Home Depot Hit By Same Malware as Target- 7 September 2014

7 September 2014- Krebs on Security Home Depot Hit By Same Malware as Target

German Companies Are Selling Unlicensed Surveillance Technologies to Human Rights Violators and Making Millions- 5 September 2014

5 September 2014- Global Voices Online German Companies Are Selling Unlicensed Surveillance Technologies to Human Rights Violators and Making Millions

Data: Nearly All U.S. Home Depot Stores Hit- 3 September 2014

3 September 2014- Krebs on Security Data: Nearly All U.S. Home Depot Stores Hit

BBanks: Credit Card Breach at Home Depot- 2 September 2014

2 September 2014- Krebs on Security Banks: Credit Card Breach at Home Depot

Hackers Stole Security Check Info on at Least 25,000 DHS Employees- 30 August 2014

30 August 2014- Ars Technica Hackers stole security check info on at least 25,000 DHS employees

Hackers Launch All-Out Assault on Norway’s Oil and Gas Industry- 31 August 2014

31 August 2014- Vice Motherboard Hackers Launch All-Out Assault on Norway’s Oil and Gas Industry

The Long Game: How Hackers Spent Months Pulling Bank Data from JPMorgan- 29 August 2014

29 August 2014- Ars Technica The long game: How hackers spent months pulling bank data from JPMorgan

New Variant of Bugat Malware Borrows Lucrative Gameover Zeus Techniques- 14 August 2014

14 August 2014- IBM Security Intelligence New Variant of Bugat Malware Borrows Lucrative Gameover Zeus Techniques

Feds Accuse Russian of Pre-Target Era Credit Card Raid- 8 August 2014

8 August 2014- NextGov Feds Accuse Russian of Pre-Target Era Credit Card Raid

Windows Registry Infecting Malware Has NO Files- 4 August 2014

4 August 2014- Darknet Windows Registry Infecting Malware Has NO Files

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John’s Investigating Breach Claims- 31 July 2014

31 July 2014 Sandwich Chain Jimmy John’s Investigating Breach Claims