Malicious actors managed to foil Google's Play Protect app vetting process and place numerous malicious apps into the store Sophos Labs by having them lay doggo before activating and bombarding the victim with unwanted ads.
Healthcare is the only industry in which internal threat actors are the biggest threat to an organisation, a recent study posits.
DDoS threat actors have started to exploit a known problem with unsecured Memcache servers to launch hugely powerful attacks with little in the way of resource investment required.
Exploitation of kernel flaws, more mobile attacks, more rogue nation attacks, and increased use of WiFi 'evil twin' networks predicted for 2018 according to Gary Griffiths.
Malicious actors can abuse Microsoft Word's Online Video feature to deliver videos that secretly exhaust their viewers' computer processing power in order to mine cryptocurrencies, according to Israeli cyber-security firm Votiro.
Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail is feuding with the developers of Nano virtual tokens, with both sides pointing fingers after BitGrail issued an announcement claiming a malicious actor stole 17 million Nano coins.
The malicious actors behind Scarab ransomware have rolled out a new variant, one that uses a different distribution method and ransom threat in order to infect computers and ensure payment.
Security researchers recently observed an unknown threat actor attempting to deploy a Monero cryptocurrency miner software to users' systems by leveraging Kaseya Ltd's Virtual Systems Administrator (VSA).
Initial coin offerings (ICO) are losing about 10 percent of all ICO funds generated to cyber-attack due to poor cyber-security as malicious actors take advantage of the absence of a centralised authority.
A new threat actor named Dark Caracal working out of a building operated by the Lebanese General Directorate of General Security (GDGS) has been identified as being behind cyber-attacks hitting victims in more than 20 nations.
Researchers have attributed six separate phishing campaigns targeting South Koreans in either 2017 or 2018 to a single threat actor called "Group123."
In addition to hiding cryptocurrency miners in the coding of websites, malicious actors may also increasingly conceal them within advertisements appearing on these sites.
A new drive-by cryptominer is using a unique technique which allows malicious site owners and threat actors to keep mining Monero even after closing their browser windows.
Joep Gommers explains why focusing on the actor will help businesses to protect themselves from a potential cyber-attack, hence the need to understand indicators of attack, in addition to indicators of compromise.
The top five high-risk threats developing in the deep and dark web have been identified.