British Prime Minister David Cameron has been warned that telecoms equipment made by Chinse firm Huawei should be tested by security services to protect against cyber attacks.
Microsoft and the FBI have broken up a large portion of the Citadel botnet – a network which had stolen $500 million from bank accounts in 90 countries around the world by installing keylogger software on five million machines.
In our previous post on Operation Hangover, we revealed the existence of an attack group, apparently operating from within India, who were mainly targeting systems in Pakistan. In this post, we will analyze the Mac OS X samples that have been linked to this group and will provide new evidence that the Mac and Windows spywares are related.
The free open-source content management system Drupal has reset all Drupal.org passwords after unknown attackers gained access to user account data including usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords.
Future malware attacks could be triggered by music or even lighting – allowing cybercriminals to command and control large numbers of infected devices in the same area, according to Alabama researchers.
Users of British broadcaster Sky’s Android apps were left worried after hackers defaced the company’s Google Play page, and simultaneously sent out a warning via a company Twitter account that the apps had been “hacked and replaced”.
Twitter has introduced a new two-factor security system – an optional “extra layer” of security which should help to prevent unauthorised access to accounts.
Computer viruses are making a comeback, according to Microsoft’s Director of Trustworthy Computing – with numbers rising globally in 2012. Tim Rains says that for several years, viruses have been “out of favour with attackers”, but points to statistics showing that they have made a comeback in 2012, at least in certain territories.
The Financial Times has become the latest victim of Twitter hackers, after activists hacked accounts belonging to the newspaper, and also defaced areas of the FT site.
Detailed analysis of a targeted campaign that tries to steal sensitive information from different organizations throughout the world, but particularly in Pakistan.
ESET Mobile Security has scored full marks for detecting mobile banking threats in a group test conducted by Germany’s AV-TEST magazine, focused on detecting dangerous new banking Trojans.
Government regulation of IT security poses challenges for bank security teams, a leading Australian bank IT security expert has claimed.
Internet Explorer 10 beats both Google’s Chrome and Firefox when it comes to blocking downloads of malware, according to analysts NSS Labs.
A proposed new law, the Deter Cyber Theft Act, would help defend U.S. companies against data theft and computer espionage by foreign interests, a bipartisan group of senators said this week.
A “watering hole” attack on pages within the U.S. Department of Labor site exploited a “zero-day” vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 to deliver malware to visitors, according to reports.
Some 400 web servers found infected with Linux/Cdorked.A. including 50 in Alexa’s top 100,000 websites. And this backdoor has been applied to Lighttpd and nginx binaries in addition to Apache.
The Chinese government and military are behind large numbers of cyberespionage attacks directed at U.S. government computer systems, according to a Pentagon report released this week.
This comprehensive look at the problems of malware on Linux Apache web servers explains the threats to business and helps you figure out if your organization is likely to be affected.
Pre-school children should learn to get to grips with technology and its problems, argues David Harley, ESET Senior Research Fellow.