A former NSA spook has shown how the other spooks get into your computer's webcam and microphone without you ever knowing. Patrick Wardle's paper Getting Duped: Piggybacking on Webcam Streams for Surreptitious Recordings highlights the malware's ability to exploits computers with details the exploit.
According to a new Freedom of Information disclosure given to the NCC, NHS trusts around the UK have been attacked with ransomware ‘dozens' of times. Although none of those were successful according to NHS Digital, the disclosure echoes the american experience, where several hospitals have been infected with ransomware.
Cybersecurity company Proofpoint have compiled a list of the top five lures for the top way to exploit businesses. Taking the stop spot is that old favorite: the invoice scam.
FastPOS, already known for its agility and speed, has gotten even faster and stealthier ahead of the festive season. Trend Micro discovered these new developments, and disclosed them in a recent blog post. They found the malware “on the endpoints of a company based in North America”.