Spear-phishing attacks aimed at placing cyber-espionage malware on government computers using an infected Word document are being blamed on about a dozen Saudi Arabian agencies.
ESET researchers found 87 fake Minecraft mod apps that either redirected users to scam websites or were actually an aggressive ad-displaying downloader.
Malware gets on computers in various ways. Many times, it is installed when computer users click on bogus links in spam emails or hacked social media messages.
A spam campaign that targets recipients with personalised messages is spreading in Germany, similar to a previous scourge there earlier this year and another that spread in the UK in April 2016.
Ian Pratt discusses how and why the traditional detection-based approach employed by so many solutions doesn't work. Detecting every malicious program is mathematically impossible - so build proactive defences.
While ransomware delivered the greatest impact and growth in 2016, threat actors still attempt data breaches and theft through more traditional methods.
Fake HSBC emails are being spread, asking users to install a malicious version of Rapport, a legitimate security program designed to protect online bank accounts from fraud.
More than three dozen Android devices have been found to contain 21 different types of malware, including Loki, that came pre-installed on the phone read-only memory (ROM).
The details of thousands of NHS staffers in Wales have been stolen from the servers of a private contractor, Landauer.
African banks and telcos are seeking partnership approaches to curb threats of mobile banking malware.
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The techniques exploit kit authors use to hide their activities are frequently changing, and security researchers work hard to analyse and block these new threats.
PandaLabs has detected an attack vector using Windows Sticky Keys which allows the takeover of a computer without running any malware.
Checkpoint researchers spotted a malware, dubbed Skimmer, in the Google Play store which uses a unique and innovative tactics evade detection.
The California-based security has published an analysis which claims not much effort has been put into the new variant, and as a result was a doddle to catch.
Peter Godden advises how to avoid a situation such as being hit by a fourth cyber-attack, as an Austrian hotel experienced earlier this year.
A version of the social media mobile app Facebook Lite, most likely available via third-party sites in China, was found infected with malware that can steal personal information, Malwarebytes reported on Monday.
In the wake of the Shamoon malware attacks, a new wiper targets the Middle East and shows interest in European targets.
Researchers have spotted a piece of malware that has somehow gotten hold of genuine Apple code-signing signature.
According to the researchers, the apps were infected with "tiny hidden iFrames that link to malicious domains in their local HTML pages".
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A previously unseen malware is being blamed for an attack on a London hospital that forced the facility to shut down a segment of its systems for a few days as a precautionary measure.
IBM researchers have discovered that the latest version of Dridex uses an AtomBombing technique to elude researchers.
A sophisticated and likely government-backed malware campaign has targeted the public sector in South Korea.
Hackers are at it once again, this time targeting Google Chrome users to install a fake "missing font" and then infect them with malware.
Newly discovered ransomware dubbed Patcher is targeting Mac computers, but according to researchers, the malware is so poorly coded, it locks up files for good.
A Mirai spreader for Windows has been discovered on hundreds of systems, showing a maturing of the infamous botnet building malware.
Following the hustle and bustle of RSA 2017 in California, investigative reporter Brian Krebs digs deeper into a report by RSA which he claims tries to bury a major cyber-attack.
Malware samples recovered from watering hole attacks recently targeting banks across the globe contain false flags that fraudulently suggest Russian actors are behind the campaign, even though the most likely culprit is the Lazarus Group.