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Mirai variant that struck financial institutions in January detailed

Another variant of the Mirai botnet was used to attack at least three financial institutions earlier this year using a variety of compromised consumer and enterprise-level IoT products.

New Fakebank malware variant intercepts calls on Android smartphones

Malware active in South Korea, redirects calls to scammers. Security researchers have discovered a new variant of the Fakebank malware.

Intel redesigns chips to address Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

Intel is redesigning its chips in order to to combat Spectre and Meltdown attacks, also known as Project Zero Variant 1, 2, and 3.