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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.

PageUp security incident shows no sign of exfiltration

PageUp security incident shows no sign of exfiltration

Still questions over what - if anything - was stolen.
Jun 19 2018 6:45AM
Malware groups mine five percent of all Monero

Malware groups mine five percent of all Monero

Take in tens of millions.
Jun 13 2018 6:40AM
PageUp People all but confirms personal data 'accessed'

PageUp People all but confirms personal data 'accessed'

Implores customers to start using its services again.
Jun 12 2018 10:20AM
Researcher who blunted WannaCry faces further charges

Researcher who blunted WannaCry faces further charges

Accused of creating second piece of malware.
Jun 8 2018 10:52AM
Telstra, Coles, Auspost and more pull PageUp-powered job sites

Telstra, Coles, Auspost and more pull PageUp-powered job sites

After tech provider warns of possible breach.
Jun 6 2018 7:14PM
PageUp People hit by malware infection

PageUp People hit by malware infection

Aussie recruitment SaaS provider says data may be compromised.
Jun 6 2018 11:57AM
Vic tightens speed camera security after WannaCry scare

Vic tightens speed camera security after WannaCry scare

Adopts all watchdog's recommendations.
May 24 2018 11:28AM
Roaming Mantis malware expands its reach

Roaming Mantis malware expands its reach

Now targeting iOS devices.
May 22 2018 2:40PM
DLA Piper paid 15,000 hours of IT overtime after NotPetya attack

DLA Piper paid 15,000 hours of IT overtime after NotPetya attack

Had to wipe its systems and start again.
May 8 2018 11:55AM
Anti-virus maker Avast plans to float

Anti-virus maker Avast plans to float

Could value freemium company at over $5 billion.
Apr 13 2018 6:18AM
Suspected mastermind of Carbanak malware attacks arrested

Suspected mastermind of Carbanak malware attacks arrested

Gang allegedly stole $1.6 billion.
Mar 27 2018 6:22AM
'Highly advanced' Slingshot malware remained hidden for six years

'Highly advanced' Slingshot malware remained hidden for six years

Platform 'can solve all sorts of problems'.
Mar 12 2018 9:06AM
Maersk had to reinstall all IT systems after NotPetya infection

Maersk had to reinstall all IT systems after NotPetya infection

“4000 new servers, 45,000 new PCs, 2500 applications”.
Jan 25 2018 10:30AM
New Android malware has advanced spying capabilities

New Android malware has advanced spying capabilities

Reminiscent of the Hacking Team malware.
Jan 17 2018 8:25AM
US blames North Korea for WannaCry

US blames North Korea for WannaCry

Public attribution for Lazarus Group.
Dec 19 2017 4:57PM
NSA staffer's backdoored computer may have leaked secrets

NSA staffer's backdoored computer may have leaked secrets

Kaspersky report refutes allegations it helped Russia.
Nov 17 2017 6:40AM
Code flaws in BadRabbit aid file recovery

Code flaws in BadRabbit aid file recovery

Malware uses NSA exploit to spread.
Oct 30 2017 8:53AM
Is Bad Rabbit the new NotPetya?

Is Bad Rabbit the new NotPetya?

Malware uses legit software to encrypt disks.
Oct 25 2017 10:23AM
Adobe rushes out fix for exploited Flash bug

Adobe rushes out fix for exploited Flash bug

After Kaspersky discovers hackers using flaw to deploy FinFisher.
Oct 17 2017 6:45AM
US govt bans Kaspersky products

US govt bans Kaspersky products

Orders purge amid concern about Kremlin influence.
Sep 14 2017 6:30AM

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