Two major hospitals in the United States are trialling a new system for detecting malware on medical devices, using probes that monitor AC power consumption to detect infections.
A new advanced malware program targeting point-of-sale terminals is putting customer credit card details at risk, following a number of similar attacks already this year.
A lawyer in Arkansas is claiming that police planted three different pieces of malware on an external hard drive in a controversial whistleblower case against the police force, reports 5 News Online.
Gamers downloading from Steam should beware of fake game pages, after a spate of clone titles were found on the service hiding harmful malware.
Wordpress sites are being targeted by a Pirate Bay clone set up by hackers to distribute malware and a banking trojan, reports The Next Web.
Google is taking additional security measures to shut out malware from its app store by introducing a human screening process.
A cat leads to a notorious death threat hacker finally being caught and jailed in Japan.
A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.
Microsoft has warned of a new variant of a banking malware that appears to be targeting German speakers, according to PC World.
Cybercriminals once again had gamers in their sights this week, with leaks of multiple account details and a new Steam scam – but there was good news in the form of upgraded security on Whatsapp, and dawning awareness on privacy.
The latest salacious video – promising ‘Naked Woman Eaten by a Shark’ – is just one in a long chain of viral video scams spread via Faceboook.
A team of Israeli researchers has demonstrated a way to hack into an ultra-secure air-gapped network, install malware, and retreive information – without using hardware such as USB keys.
IT security staff have spent the last few weeks fighting hackers in the White House, after a computer network was breached. But can we tell who was behind the attack?
La virtualización empieza a ser insuficiente considerando que nos enfrentamos a malware cada vez más “consciente” de técnicas de sandboxing. Una de las charlas Virus Bulletin esta semana estuvo relacionada con las principales estrategias utilizadas en los códigos maliciosos para detectar los sandbox y las consecuencias en los resultados de los análisis.
This week, a serious software vulnerability, which rapidly became known as the ‘Bash Bug’ or ‘Shellshock’ dominated the headlines, as two other faked news stories showed that hoaxes can fool the world very easily these days.
State organizations and private businesses from various sectors in Ukraine and Poland have been targeted with new versions of BlackEnergy, a malware that’s evolved into a sophisticated threat with a modular architecture.
This week offered a lesson in how cybercriminals follow the news, and time their attacks to dupe the unwary – with several different attacks aimed at iPhone fans, in the week where Apple unveiled its iPhone 6.
Online criminals are spamming out messages claiming that invoices are overdue. But attached to the emails are .ARJ files containing a malicious payload – don’t allow your computer to become infected.
This week, American chain Home Depot admitted its systems had been breached, Gmail users got a fright, and a series of videos showed leaks in Android chat apps. Meanwhile, Facebook freaked out the world…. again.