Malware
Malware is more prevalent, sophisticated and targeted than ever. In recent history, we have witnessed the devastation wrought by Stuxnet, the most dangerous malware ever seen, and the infection of thousands of Apple Macs which some say is a sign that malware writers have turned their attention to the popular platform. Here we keep track of malware trends and attacks.
New Mayhem malware targets Linux, UNIX servers 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Infections found in Australia and New Zealand.
 
ISPs sue UK spies over network attacks 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Snowden leaks expose surveillance operations.
 
Concealed cyber crime gang uncovered 
Jul 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Targets lucrative industries, hosted on Dropbox.
 
Microsoft criticised for heavy-handed No-IP domain seizure 
 
Zeus variant uses encryption to evade detection 
 
Lawfully hacked 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Police use of malware requires more debate.
 
Microsoft launches operation to disrupt cybercrime ring 
Jul 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kuwait and Algeria-developed malware exposed.
 
First Android ransomware nets thousands of victims 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Don't pay the extortionists.
 
Accused Russian hacker claims authorship of 'Zeus' malware 
Jun 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
FBI releases conversation transcripts.
 
US charges Russian man believed to be behind 'GOZ' botnet 
Jun 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Accused of stealing banking credentials, distributing ransomware
 
Antivirus vendor Avast suffers data breach 
By Allie Coyne | May 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Community forum taken offline.
 
Social engineering on rise as vulnerabilities decline: Microsoft 
 
LaCie's online payment system breached 
By Ashley Carman | Apr 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Customer details exposed for almost a year.
 
Google rolls out continual app security scan for Android 
 
Dangerous new Zeus malware fools anti-virus 
By Tim Ring | Apr 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Trojan tricks systems.
 
Word, Excel malware creeping under radar of sysadmins 
By Tim Ring | Mar 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stealthy Crigent virus discovered.
 
Banking trojan infections double in Australia 
By Munir Kotadia | Mar 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes over PC and then attempts to infect victim's mobile device.
 
Social engineering threat tops infosec risks: ASD 
By Munir Kotadia | Mar 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agencies told to avoid bait.
 
NSA slams mass malware campaign claims as false 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says it doesn’t impersonate Facebook servers.
 
NSA spreads malware 'on an industrial scale' 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
VPNs and VoIP sessions targetted.
 
British govt health site directs visitors to malware 
 
Yahoo! email accounts hacked, passwords reset 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Third party service hack suspected.
 
Zeus malware re-purposed for tech support 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
An unorthodox alternative to long phone calls with relatives.
 
BlackPOS malware used in Target heist 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hackers created webserver on Target network to collect cards.
 
Defence mulls surveillance malware export restrictions 
By Darren Pauli | Jan 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Govts clamp down on zero day exploit trading.
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