Have old school malware writers resurfaced? According to Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky they have, and they are behind the newest cyber attack against governments in Europe through a malware code the Russian internet security firm dubbed "MiniDuke."
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Our umbilical cord to the internet was cut Monday and suddenly we were technologically as helpless as babes. The widespread outage that started Monday left thousands of AT&T customers in Northern Nevada without internet, cell phone and some landline phone service.
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A Russian porn site is delivering malware that uses the victims' computers to mine bitcoins, according to research from ThreatTrack Security.The malware, named "Fareit," has been circulating on the Internet for at least six months and infects Windows computers. It has been modified to "mine" the virtual currency, said Dodi Glenn, manager of ThreatTrack Labs, a security...
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A new piece of custom malware sold on the underground Internet market is being used to siphon payment card data from point-of-sale (POS) systems, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor McAfee. Dubbed vSkimmer, the Trojan-like malware is designed to infect Windows-based computers that have payment card readers attached to them, McAfee security researcher...
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NBC.com was hacked on Thursday. The site and its entertainment properties were reportedly infected with malware that was redirecting visitors to malicious websites.Security software developer Malwarebytes identified the malware infecting NBC.com...
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Filed under: Investing AVG Research Finds 90% of Game Hacks Are Infected with Malware - Thousands of gamers are needlessly putting themselves at risk - AMSTERDAM & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYS: AVG) , the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy and optimization to 146 million active users, has today published the second...
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Malicious software is nothing new to the cyber security world. So-called malware is what unscrupulous folk use to disrupt or gather sensitive data from our desktop computers. Targeted attacks with malware have been relatively unseen on smartphones, those other computers we carry around that are teeming with personal data.
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The "NotCompatible" malware, designed to infect Android devices and turn them into unwitting Web proxies, is suddenly showing a sharp uptick in activity, according to mobile security vendor Lookout. The malware is essentially a simple network proxy, which pretends to be a system update in order to get unwitting users to install it. The idea seems to be gaining access to...
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Whatever happened to watching Saturday morning cartoons instead of writing malware apps?
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