Malware 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.

Australia's Commonwealth Games blocked 176,000 pieces of malware

Australia's Commonwealth Games blocked 176,000 pieces of malware

Network security numbers disclosed.
Mar 18 2019 7:15AM
Aussie web hosts compromised in malware campaign

Aussie web hosts compromised in malware campaign

Websites mine $3900 of Monero, injected with ads.
Jan 29 2019 9:15AM
NSA to release Ghidra reverse engineering tool

NSA to release Ghidra reverse engineering tool

Toolkit first leaked last year to be made public for free.
Jan 7 2019 3:11PM
Malware attack hits printing of major US newspapers

Malware attack hits printing of major US newspapers

Hurt back-office systems used to publish and produce editions.
Dec 30 2018 5:08PM
Hackers used Twitter 'malmeme' pics to control Trojan

Hackers used Twitter 'malmeme' pics to control Trojan

Images contained embedded command.
Dec 18 2018 9:22AM
'No evidence' data stolen in compromise: PageUp

'No evidence' data stolen in compromise: PageUp

After forensic examination.
Nov 23 2018 3:01PM
Pentagon starts outing APT zero-days on VirusTotal

Pentagon starts outing APT zero-days on VirusTotal

Fancy Bear-ware made public.
Nov 12 2018 7:00AM
Microsoft trials sandboxed Windows Defender AV

Microsoft trials sandboxed Windows Defender AV

Claims first for security program.
Oct 28 2018 8:00PM
Database destroying worm menaces Linux and Windows servers

Database destroying worm menaces Linux and Windows servers

Botnet, ransomware and coin mining rolled into one malware.
Sep 19 2018 9:39AM
US charges North Korean hacker in WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks

US charges North Korean hacker in WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks

Names and shames alleged perpetrator.
Sep 7 2018 11:03AM
US-CERT warns of new RAT threat from North Korea

US-CERT warns of new RAT threat from North Korea

State-sponsored malware writers sharing code.
Aug 10 2018 2:02PM
Virus hits contract chipmaker TSMC's operations

Virus hits contract chipmaker TSMC's operations

Introduced to environment after installing new tool.
Aug 6 2018 7:49AM
Android apps found to contain Windows keylogger

Android apps found to contain Windows keylogger

Developed on infected machines.
Aug 3 2018 7:00AM
Novel malware attack used mobile device management

Novel malware attack used mobile device management

Beware of installing additional certificates on devices.
Jul 13 2018 7:03AM
Trustwave sued for $40m over Heartland PCI-DSS checks

Trustwave sued for $40m over Heartland PCI-DSS checks

Insurers want compensation.
Jul 10 2018 11:00AM
PageUp 'victimised' by disclosure laws: MacGibbon

PageUp 'victimised' by disclosure laws: MacGibbon

Not enough time to properly assess security incident.
Jun 25 2018 3:46PM
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

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