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A highly evasive trojan named 'Citadel' is now attacking password managers. It can bypass most threat detection systems to access sensitive data without the user knowing making it highly dangerous.
A new piece of malware was discovered in the wild recently, one that targets Apple's OS X Macbook and iMacs and then spreads itself to the company's iPhones via USB connections.
A new report by cyber security firm Fire Eye says that malware may have been developed and deployed by the Russian government to collect intelligence and other sensitive information.
A piece of malware that is virtually unpatchable and infects USB memory sticks is now in the wild, with the very real potential of spreading rapidly and causing damage worldwide.
The malware used in the massive Target data breach last December, which affected more than 110 million people, has now hit customers from almost every single Home Depot store in the United States.
Malware has been found in several store-based systems over the last year. Apparently, UPS is the next company to face the issue of malware stealing customer data.
Adware posing as the official Evernote extension for Google Chrome has been discovered by the security firm Malwarebytes, fortunately the removal is extremely simple and straight forward.
The CryptoLocker ransomware has been cracked by the researchers at Fox-IT and FireEye, and a free decryption tool to decrypt the locked files has been made available to the public.
A variant of the Cryptolocker malware that encrypts all of your files and demands bitcoins to unencrypt them has been found in the wild, attacking Synology NAS devices running DSM version 4.3.
Symantec has found that a seemingly organized group of hackers, nicknamed Dragonfly, has been infiltrating energy providers by using trojans and phishing techniques. The group has yet to be caught.
Android chief Sundar Pichai said at Google's I/O conference that "less than half a percent of users ever run into malware issues" - but that still means that up to five million users are affected.
A study from McAfee labs has revealed that numerous clones of popular smartphone applications are helping the spread of malware and have become a major problem for users.
A security firm warns that low-cost Android handsets are being sold via sites such as Amazon with malware baked into their firmware, blocking security updates and sending user data to Chinese servers.
A loophole in Android's security can be easily exploited by malicious apps to use a device's camera to capture images and location data and upload them to a remote server without the user's knowledge.
New data released by Microsoft shows the malware infection rate for countries in 2013, based on data collected by Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender.
Earlier this month, Virus Shield, scammed over 10,000 people that downloaded the application. Google is now offering a refund and a $5 Google Play Store credit for the inconveneince.
To counter malware and rogue applications from being installed on users' Android based devices, Google has introduced on-device monitoring of applications and will be part of Play Services.
The $3.99 app "Virus Shield" by Deviant Solutions doesn't protect the user's privacy, scan for malware, speed up the user's phone or block ads. However it has 10,000 downloads and a 4.5 star rating.
Microsoft announced today that, according to a new study, businesses will spend $500 million in 2014 to deal with malware issues in pirated software, while individual consumers will spend $25 billion.
A new study claims that the number of Android apps in the Google Play store that contained malware went from 11,000 in 2011 to 42,000 in 2013, an increase of 388 percent.
The NHS website has been recently sending its users to a malware infected domain. This was due to an internal coding error that affected more than 800 NHS webpages, which are being currently fixed.
Google has banned two malware-ridden extensions from the Chrome Web Store following outrage from users for serving rogue advertisements under the pretext of sharing links to various sites.
Malware vendors have been buying up popular Chrome extensions in droves, leading to a surge in cases of adware and malware that are sent to every user of the extension.
Yahoo have confirmed that for four days of last week, the ads on its website were laced with malware. It is estimated that as many as two million European visitors could have been infected.
Many visitors to Yahoo got hit with malware this week that was delivered by the website's ad network. Yahoo has admitted to the issue and said those ads have been removed.
A new report claims that the National Security Agency has intercepted PCs from targeted individuals or groups and installed malware or even spy hardware inside the computers.
The former assistant director of the FBI's Operational Technology Division says this has been possible for years by using a malware delivery method which allows for a whole lot of snooping.
Microsoft has now officially opened its new Cybercrime Center complex in Redmond, Washington, which it says will be able to help combat global cyberthreats in real time.
A security firm claims to have discovered a new zero-day exploit in most versions of Internet Explorer and that the bug is currently being used in the wild by hackers.
Google recently announced through a blog post that they have implemented malware detection in Chrome, it's currently available in the "Canary" builds for users who want to test this functionality.
In a new version of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, Microsoft revealed Windows XP, due to lose its support April 8th, has a malware infection rate nearly six times higher than Windows 8.
If you're trying to get to the php.net website at the moment, you'll be alerted to "suspicious activity" on the website, which is blocked in Chrome or Firefox right now.
Thousands of PCs have reportedly downloaded malware that makes people think they are installing a pirated copy of the still unannounced Windows version of "Grand Theft Auto V."
Microsoft defended the company's commitment to fighting malware in a blog post, a couple of weeks after a Microsoft employee said its Security Essentials tool was "baseline" protection for malware.
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Researchers from Georgia Tech have revealed they got a malware program accepted and published in Apple's iOS App Store, claiming that Apple only scans some apps for a few seconds before approval.
So you are browsing through the Play Store and you find a cheaper, identical version of the app that you want to buy. There is no harm in downloading this right? Wrong. A Trojan steals your bank info.
Everyone with a cellphone has a tiny microphone and camera with them at all times. The FBI knows this, so has been installing malware on devices to listen in on suspected criminals.
Microsoft's malware protection team has posted word that it has discovered a new version of the bootkit Ronvix that introduces a private TCP/IP stack made to download other malware.
Microsoft has announced that it has detected a new malicious browser extension that tries to hijack Facebook profiles through the Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers.
Microsoft has disputed the test results from the security firm AV-TEST, which claimed earlier this month that Bing generates five times as many malware-based links in its top results than Google.
Microsoft has released its latest Security Intelligence Report which states, among other things, that websites that deliver malware are now the biggest threat among enterprise Internet users.
Microsoft's malware protection team has found evidence of a new Trojan that can basically delete its own files so that it becomes much harder to detect, but Microsoft managed to find it anyway.
The security firm AV-Test says the results of a new study of search engines shows Microsoft's Bing generates five times as many malware-based links in its top results than Google.
A new piece of malware has been found which spreads through an innocent looking link on Skype. The malware is spreading at around 2,000 clicks per hour and uses the host computer to mine for Bitcoins.
A study commissioned by Microsoft has revealed that one third of all software is counterfeit, while the costs of dealing with counterfeit software and malware will reach $114 billion this year
Google is determined to help folks who've had their website hacked. To that end they've set up a basic help center that provides info and suggestions to help victims of hacking.
Microsoft is launching a new Cybercrime Center by merging its digital crimes and software piracy teams in an effort to better combat malware and hacking threats.
Trend Micro has released a report that states 69,000 out of 700,000 apps on the Google Play Store are in some way malicious, while an even larger total of the generally available apps are dodgy