The Tor Project has advised users of the anonymous browser to stop using Windows, in the wake of a malware attack which exploited a Firefox vulnerability in the Tor Browser Bundle.
Websites for businesses such as furniture stores have been hacked to host child pornography images – and the likely motivation is to spread malware, an internet charity has warned.
A malware outbreak which reveals the IP addresses of computer users has struck sites on the anonymous Tor network, including some said to host child pornography – with forum users suggesting that the outbreak might be the work of the FBI.
Borrowing an iPhone charger – or using one in a public place – might be more risky than you think. Researchers from Georgia Tech showed off an attack this week which used a modified iPhone charger to infect an iPhone 5 with spyware in under a minute.
A new ransomware infection scares its victims by invoking the name of the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Cyber Security Division – and frightens users further by posting a webcam picture.
Spyware is a growing threat on Android phones, according to research by Kindsight Labs, a division of Alcatel-Lucent.
Spotting “bad” apps on Android is not always easy – with cybercriminals finding new tricks every month to fool phone and tablet users into downloading malware.
New “ransomware” attempts to terrify users into paying up by using the name of Britain’s SOCA crime unit – the Serious Organized Crime Agency, dealing with drugs, people smuggling, human trafficking, major gun crime, fraud and computer crime.
A U.S. Government department threw away IT components including printers, computer mice and keyboards in an effort to root out a “sophisticated” and “persistent” malware threat – which did not exist.
Up to 900 million devices running Android could be affected by a new vulnerability which would allow cybercriminals “full control” over affected handsets, Bluebox Labs has warned.
Making a mistake on Facebook or other social sites can cost a great deal – either in terms of accidental “oversharing”, or allowing a cybercriminal access to your computer.
Bitcoin is not the only crypto-currency targeted by malware now that a Trojan designed to steal Litecoins has been discovered. In this post we review recent discoveries in malware impacting digital money.
The source code for banking malware Carberp has been released online – raising the possibility a new wave of attacks using variants of the sophisticated Trojan.
Google’s Safe Browsing program is now flagging 10,000 suspect websites per day, the search giant announced in a blog post
Cybercriminals cashed in on an internet rumor to fool 100,000 Android users into downloading a fake BlackBerry Messenger app for Android.
An investigation by a British talk radio station has shone light on the hackers who spy on young girls via webcams on compromised PCs.
Microsoft has said that it has “liberated” two million PCs worldwide from Citadel botnets after an action on June 5 which targeted 1,400 networks.
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”.