malware

Webroot bricks Windows PCs after flagging system files as malware

Webroot bricks Windows PCs after flagging system files as malware

Antivirus update goes wrong.
Apr 26 2017 9:13AM
Russian mega carder gets record US prison sentence

Russian mega carder gets record US prison sentence

Roman "Track2" Seleznev hacked PoS systems with malware.
Apr 24 2017 11:21AM
Govt could make telcos block malware

Govt could make telcos block malware

Looking at legislative changes.
Apr 21 2017 4:23PM
BrickerBot malware kills open IoT devices

BrickerBot malware kills open IoT devices

"Phlashing" causes permanent denial of service.
Apr 7 2017 10:15AM
WikiLeaks dumps CIA malware obfuscation code

WikiLeaks dumps CIA malware obfuscation code

False-flag 'Marble Framework' released.
Apr 3 2017 6:37AM
Failed malware vendor releases bot source code

Failed malware vendor releases bot source code

Could lead to more malware being developed.
Mar 30 2017 6:29AM
Citadel malware writer 'Kolypto' charged

Citadel malware writer 'Kolypto' charged

Original developer still on the run.
Mar 17 2017 6:29AM
Android security boss challenges ecosystem's bad rap

Android security boss challenges ecosystem's bad rap

As secure as a managed enterprise desktop environment.
Feb 16 2017 9:54AM
BHP Billiton to create big Aussie infosec unit

BHP Billiton to create big Aussie infosec unit

With global remit.
Feb 15 2017 12:10PM
Banks under attack from almost-invisible malware

Banks under attack from almost-invisible malware

Fileless memory-based malware goes mainstream.
Feb 10 2017 10:00AM
Newly-discovered Mac malware runs ancient code

Newly-discovered Mac malware runs ancient code

"Fruitfly" also likely to affect Linux.
Jan 19 2017 9:18AM
Italian siblings arrested over alleged hacking of former PM, Vatican

Italian siblings arrested over alleged hacking of former PM, Vatican

Police claim 18,000 high-profile email accounts targeted.
Jan 12 2017 10:51AM
Shamoon disk wiper evolves to kill VDI snapshots

Shamoon disk wiper evolves to kill VDI snapshots

Creds for Huawei's FusionCloud hard-coded into malware.
Jan 11 2017 10:20AM
How Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee

How Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee

DHS, FBI publish their version of events.
Dec 30 2016 1:04PM
Lenovo Android devices come with pre-installed malware

Lenovo Android devices come with pre-installed malware

Beware of malicious downloaders.
Dec 15 2016 9:00AM
Disk-wiping malware in Saudi attacks used inside information

Disk-wiping malware in Saudi attacks used inside information

Highly customised virus has local creds hard-coded.
Dec 12 2016 6:04AM
WA's GCIO 'doesn’t have the resources' to monitor agency infosec

WA's GCIO 'doesn’t have the resources' to monitor agency infosec

Publishing a security policy is only half the job.
Dec 8 2016 11:18AM
EU, US cops kill Avalanche global crime botnet

EU, US cops kill Avalanche global crime botnet

Multi-year investigation ends digital crime network.
Dec 2 2016 7:29AM
Shamoon disk wiper in new attacks against Saudi computers

Shamoon disk wiper in new attacks against Saudi computers

Malware returns after four year hiatus.
Dec 2 2016 6:45AM
'Gooligan' Android malware breaches million-plus Google accounts

'Gooligan' Android malware breaches million-plus Google accounts

Goes for Jelly Bean, KitKat and Lollipop Android versions.
Dec 1 2016 9:30AM

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