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Vietnamese bank claims it foiled attempted SWIFT hack

Vietnamese bank claims it foiled attempted SWIFT hack

Attack echoes devastating Bangladesh theft.
May 17 2016 12:01PM
Gozi malware creator ordered to pay $9 million

Gozi malware creator ordered to pay $9 million

Avoids more jail time.
May 3 2016 11:10AM
Ransomware uses blockchains for decoder delivery

Ransomware uses blockchains for decoder delivery

New version of CTB-Locker sends keys via distributed Bitcoin transaction ledger.
Apr 15 2016 8:52AM
Fast-mutating Qbot malware plays hide and seek with AVs

Fast-mutating Qbot malware plays hide and seek with AVs

Worm that took out Melbourne Health's IT systems very hard to detect.
Apr 13 2016 12:29PM
Malware whitelisted by Chinese antivirus after third-party bribes

Malware whitelisted by Chinese antivirus after third-party bribes

Elaborate scam to fleece online shoppers.
Apr 12 2016 9:35AM
Hacking Team loses open-ended export license

Hacking Team loses open-ended export license

Spyware supplier must ask permission for future sales.
Apr 7 2016 8:26AM
Windows boot-ups disrupted by new encrypting ransomware

Windows boot-ups disrupted by new encrypting ransomware

Petya modifies hard drive master boot records.
Mar 29 2016 6:29AM
Google kills Flash for ads

Google kills Flash for ads

Will switch to HTML 5 this year.
Feb 11 2016 5:27AM
Skype users targeted by info-stealing malware

Skype users targeted by info-stealing malware

Intercepts calls and video, and takes screenshots.
Feb 8 2016 2:40PM
Melbourne Health still grappling with Qbot malware

Melbourne Health still grappling with Qbot malware

Virus mutations make it hard to contain.
Feb 2 2016 4:59PM
Malware attacks Melbourne Health systems

Malware attacks Melbourne Health systems

IT team rushes to implement fix.
Jan 19 2016 9:56AM
Australian Hyatt guests at risk from payment system malware infection

Australian Hyatt guests at risk from payment system malware infection

Advised to check credit card statements.
Jan 18 2016 9:11AM
Eight arrested over ATM-emptying malware

Eight arrested over ATM-emptying malware

Infected machines hand out 40 notes at a time.
Jan 8 2016 11:37AM
Dyreza trojan evolves for Windows 10

Dyreza trojan evolves for Windows 10

Updates support for cybercrime-as-a-service.
Nov 23 2015 6:40AM
Apple OS X anti-malware tool easily bypassed

Apple OS X anti-malware tool easily bypassed

Bad files can land on user devices despite Gatekeeper protection.
Oct 6 2015 8:48AM
Russian jailed in US over Citadel malware

Russian jailed in US over Citadel malware

Handed 4.5 year sentence.
Sep 30 2015 6:38AM
Dangerous malware sneaks into Apple's App Store

Dangerous malware sneaks into Apple's App Store

XcodeGhost found in hundreds of apps.
Sep 21 2015 9:42AM
Android ransomware shuts out users by changing lock PIN

Android ransomware shuts out users by changing lock PIN

Wants US$500 to let phone owners back in.
Sep 11 2015 10:18AM
Co-author of destructive Gozi virus pleads guilty

Co-author of destructive Gozi virus pleads guilty

Malware dubbed one of the "most financially destructive" in history.
Sep 7 2015 9:13AM
Dangerous CoreBot info-stealing malware discovered

Dangerous CoreBot info-stealing malware discovered

Attackers create upgradeable malware.
Sep 3 2015 5:19AM

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