A “particularly unpleasant” phishing email purporting to be the results of a blood count report showing that the recipient may have cancer is circulating. It seems to be sent from a government health care organization – but it’s a malware-laced scam.
Microsoft Word users have been urged to update their software after attacks against users of MS Word 2010, where opening a “specially crafted” Rich Text Format file allowed attackers to remotely execute code on the victim’s machine.
Android phones and tablets from four different manufacturers are arriving with malware “pre-installed” – a bogus version of Netflix which sends password and credit card information to Russia, according to app security specialist Marble Security.
El 26 de febrero se dio a conocer una noticia que podría marcar un hito en la historia de los códigos maliciosos: se descubrió un malware que atacaba los equipos de la escudería Marussia y que retrasó a un vehículo de fórmula 1. Según relata el director del equipo, John Booth, el troyano que consiguió
A virus designed to infect Wi-Fi networks can spread through cities “as efficiently as the common cold spreads between humans”, researchers at the University of Liverpool have found.
Win32/Corkow is banking malware with a focus on corporate banking users. We can confirm that several thousand users, mostly in Russia and Ukraine, were victims of the Trojan in 2013. In this post, we expand on its unique functionality.
Pirated versions of popular Mac apps, spread via torrent sites, try to infect your computer with malware… and steal Bitcoins.
If you have received an unexpected email, claiming to come from British Airways, about an upcoming flight that you haven’t booked – please be on your guard.
Online criminals are attempting to infect innocent users’ computers, by disguising their attack as an e-ticket from the airline.
Researchers have demonstrated an attack that completely bypasses the protections offered by EMET – a Microsoft toolkit used to provide safeguards against zero-day attacks, according to Ars Technica.
A large majority of routers used in small offices are plagued with security vulnerabilities – with up to 80% of small office/home office models having critical security weaknesses, according to a survey by Tripwire.
Las fechas especiales son motor de muchos ataques de ingeniería social para los ciberdelincuentes, San Valentín no es la excepción, días como hoy es muy común recibir postales en los correos electrónicos, mensajes, saludos entre otras cosas. Queremos compartir algunas pautas que refieren en cuanto a seguridad para poder tener un San Valentín agradable y
If your system administrator looks a little frazzled this week, be nice to him or her and don’t grumble too much about the photocopier being jammed. It may be that they have more serious issues on their mind.
A Microsoft survey of 10,000 consumers found that the worldwide annual cost of identity theft and phishing could be as high as $5 billion – and the cost of repairing damage to people’s reputation online could be even higher.
The year 2013 was notable for the appearance of 0-day vulnerabilities that were primarily used in targeted attacks. In this case, criminal hackers worked on developing exploits, only not for random propagation of malicious code, but rather for use in attacks on specific users.
A little-known banking trojan, developed in Russia, has managed to infect thousands of victims’ computers without the knowledge of their owners. Graham Cluley takes a closer look.
A small American law firm has admitted that every document on a server at the North Carolina company has fallen prey to the Cryptolocker ransomware, according to a report by local station WSO CTV.
A fake version of Facebook’s 10th anniversary celebration video page, ‘A Look Back’ is spreading via the social network, with users directed instead to another website, where they are prompted to download files.
Attackers involved in the Target breach, which led to the theft of 40 million debit and credit card details late last year, broke into the retailer’s network via a heating and air-conditioning contractor, according to a new report.