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.

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
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

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