Despite the increased awareness of cyber-security and high profile data breaches, a recent study revealed nearly half of web applications place users' personal data at risk of theft and all of them contained at least one vulnerability.
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.
The suspected Chinese cyber-espionage group dubbed "TEMP.Periscope" is targeting US engineering and maritime industries in its latest campaign.
OceanLotus hits targets in Southeast Asia, while PlugX malware steals pharmaceutical data. APT groups are targeting high-profile corporate and government targets in Southeast Asia, security researchers have discovered.
A newly discovered "kill switch" effectively counters the memcached vulnerability that led recently to massive DDoS attacks at specific targets including national security agencies, reports Corero Network Security.