Malware News
  • Malware directs stolen documents to Google Drive

    22 October 2014

    Researchers have uncovered a new type of information-stealing malware that is apparently used in campaigns targeting government agencies and can syphon files from compromised computers...

  • Delivering malicious Android apps hidden in image files

    21 October 2014

    Researchers have found a way to deliver a malicious app to Android users by hiding it into what seems to be an encrypted image file, which is then delivered via a legitimate, seemingly...

  • Infographic: A brief history of malware

    20 October 2014

    From simple disk-to-disk attacks in the 80s to email viruses in the modern day, malware is here to stay. This ESET infographic offers you insight about the origins and development...

  • EMEA threat landscape: APTs nearly doubled

    17 October 2014

    Malware attacks - especially advanced targeted attacks - have nearly doubled in the EMEA region in the first half of 2014, say the results of the analysis of network attacks that targeted...

  • Cyber security coalition aims to change the game against malware

    15 October 2014

    It's good to see that "collaboration" is not just an empty word for the cyber security industry. Novetta Solutions announced it is leading a cyber security coalition developed to...

  • Malicious YouTube ads lead to exploits, ransomware

    14 October 2014

    In the last few months, Trend Micro researchers have been following a malvertising campaign that ended up affecting almost exclusively US users at the beat of more than 113,000 per month. In...

  • Emma Watson leaked Facebook video delivers Trojans

    09 October 2014

    A new scam is taking advantage of Emma Watson’s growing popularity and using the Harry Potter star as bait to spread malware on Facebook, warns antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender....


Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.

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