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In the beginning there were USB worms. Now, the threat has migrated to DVDs. Continue reading
Attack on Asian site spawns super sneaky malware attack on online gamers. Continue reading
The Information Commissioner’s Office warns online shoe retailer Office to take better care of customer data, following a breach. Continue reading
Snowden docs show NSA tapped into S. Korean exploits of N. Korean networks. Continue reading
Malware droppers stored on site disguised as antique Flash updaters. Continue reading
A week into the Sony hack, however, there is a lot of rampant speculation but few solid facts. Here’s a look at what we do and don’t know about what’s turning out to be the biggest hack of the year.
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Employee salary, health data mixed in with other corporate data leaked. Continue reading
James Hoff’s art glitches music and images with malware like NSA-created Stuxnet and the ILOVEYOU viruses.
The post This Artist’s Images Integrate Code From Malware Like Stuxnet and Flame appeared first on WIRED.
The security company indicated that a powerful program that could only have been created by a “nation state” has been finding its way into computer systems for six years.
Piecing together new information from various researchers, it’s clear the ‘Regin” malware is one of the most sophisticated nation-state spy tools ever found. The post Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms and Belgian Cryptograph… Continue reading
“Backdoor Regin” bears a resemblance to Stuxnet, was developed by a wealthy nation. Continue reading
Lookout, a security company, says it has been tracking malware that over the last two years has become more sophisticated as it hit millions of devices. Continue reading
Files in federal court to have banks’ data breach suit thrown out. Continue reading
Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers. Continue reading
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk. Continue reading
Three people believed to have been involved in creating malware that penetrated Apple’s strict controls have been arrested in China. Continue reading
After testing the USB controller chips of all eight major manufacturers, the researcher who first discovered BadUSB has some good news and some bad news. The post Only Half of USB Devices Have an Unpatchable Flaw, But No One Knows Which Half appeared f… Continue reading
List of “patients zero” shows cyber weapon broke into—not out of—Natanz. Continue reading
The hotel guest probably never knew what hit him. When he tried to get online using his five-star hotel’s WiFi network, he got a pop-up alerting him to a new Adobe software update. When he clicked to accept the download, he got a malicious executable instead. What he didn’t know was that the sophisticated attackers […]
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Refurbished BlackEnergy does Windows and Linux—even Cisco routers. Continue reading