The RIG Exploit Kit has been causing trouble again, this time delivering a backdoor trojan called Grobios, which takes great pains to avoid detection and evade virtual and sandbox environments.
Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered how the hacker group OceanLotus, which is also known in cyber-security as APT 32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty, is using a new backdoor to target MacOS computers.
DCShadow attack allows installation of backdoor. Hackers could set up their own fake domain controller in an existing corporate network to distribute malware and leave a backdoor.
Lenovo released a patch for a vulnerability introduced 14 years ago via a firmware update by the now-defunct Nortel Networks and its blade server and switch business unit.
Backdoor account and blind SQL attacks vulnerability found in AmosConnect 8 satellite comms equipment used in shipping.
Bitdefender researchers spotted three new Pacifier APT backdoor components that appear to connect the group's cyber-espionage campaigns against government institutions to the Russia-linked Turla Group.
Firmware patches are being pushed out by Dahua for its CCTV cameras, DVRs and other devices after security researcher shows how easy it is to break into them.
A backdoor malware campaign dubbed OilRig that in May was discovered targeting organisations in Saudi Arabia is now trying to drill into government entities in Turkey, Israel and the US, as well as Qatari companies and organisations.
Kaspersky Lab today released an analysis of a newly discovered version of Mokes - a malicious, cross-platform backdoor with spying functionality - this one targeting Apple's OS X operating system.
Backdoors normally implement remote control tool TeamViewer in order to get unauthorised access to an infected computer. However, a newly-discovered Trojan, BackDoor.TeamViewer.49, uses the tool for less obvious reasons.
Another 'Thing' of the Internet of Things has been found to be vulnerable, raising privacy concerns as D-link webcam becomes network backdoor.
Thunderstrike, a proof-of-concept exploit that showed the feasibility of installing a backdoor into the Apple OS X, is back for more despite being patched in OS X 10.10.2.
Extraordinary and exceptional data access mandate powers? No thanks - encryption backdoors opposed.
Apple has moved to update its XProtect anti-virus solution for Mac OS X after a research firm discovered a new piece of malware infecting more than 17,000 computers.
High-tech exports from the US are routinely compromised by backdoors inserted by the NSA; UK intellegence agency oversight also criticised.
British companies are fighting back against government surveillance in the U.S. 21 percent of UK firms are moving their hosted information out of the country because of security concerns.
BT Group has been accused of shipping hardware with backdoors for secret government surveillance.
A new malware sample has been detected that primarily targets users in the UK.
Incapsula has released a tool that aims to detect and disable backdoor attacks.