Malware News
  • Latest trends in the ransomware business

    24 April 2015

    Cybercrooks wielding ransomware might prefer getting paid in Bitcoin, but the crypto currency is just a way to obfuscate the real destination of the payment - as soon as they can, they...

  • Mobile malware is like Ebola - an overhyped threat

    22 April 2015

    Today, at RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco, Damballa unveiled research which details the overblown nature of the mobile malware problem. Damballa monitos nearly 50% of US mobile...

  • White House cyber attackers linked to OnionDuke APT actor

    22 April 2015

    It's widely believed that the October 2014 breaches of US State Department and White House computer systems have been executed by Russian hackers. Kaspersky Lab researchers have recently...

  • Evasive malware goes mainstream

    22 April 2015

    Lastline Labs conducted analysis of hundreds of thousands of malware samples collected in 2014 and they unveiled their findings at RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco. Malware...

  • New fileless malware found in the wild

    21 April 2015

    Since the discovery of the Poweliks fileless Trojan in August 2014, researchers have been expecting other similar malware to pop up. The wait over: Phasebot malware, which also has...

  • Upatre malware gets full SSL comms encryption

    20 April 2015

    The extremely popular Upatre Trojan downloader has undergone considerable changes that will make it and its communication more difficult to spot and block. The changes were implemented...

  • TeslaCrypt ransomware pushed by several exploit kits

    16 April 2015

    TeslaCrypt is one of the newest additions to the ransomware category of malware, and is being pushed out to users left and right. Aside from the usual assortment of file types that...



Spotlight

Planning for the Internet of Things

As organizations plan for the future, and how security has to operate within their business, they now have to worry about the IoT. Geoff Webb, Director of Solution Strategy at NetIQ, discusses the implications and likely impact of the Internet of Things.


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