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.
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 “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.
We clarify that the Linux/Cdorked backdoor malware leaves no traces on the hard drive “other than its modified httpd binary” which can be scanned for detection in several ways.
Users of popular PC gaming service ESEA have discovered that their PCs have been hijacked to mine Bitcoins by malware served up alongside the company’s client. A hidden Bitcoin-mining process caused users’ graphics cards to overheat as it worked in the background.
The mysterious Avatar rootkit, detected by ESET as Win32/Rootkit.Avatar, appears to reflect a heavy investment in code development, with an API and a SDK available, plus an interesting abuse of Yahoo Groups for C&C communications.
Wireless carriers Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are putting customers at risk by failing to fix well-known security vulnerabilities on Android phones, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).