Malware News
  • Koler worm spreads via SMS, holds phones for ransom

    22 October 2014

    A new variant of the Android malware Koler now spreads by text message and holds infected users’ phones hostage until a ransom is paid. AdaptiveMobile detected the emergence of...

  • 60% of Android attacks use financial malware

    22 October 2014

    Malicious programs targeting Android-based devices in order to steal money were used in 60 percent of attempted attacks registered by Kaspersky Lab security products, according to a...

  • 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...



Spotlight

The security threat of unsanctioned file sharing

Posted on 31 October 2014.  |  Organisational leadership is failing to respond to the escalating risk of ungoverned file sharing practices among their employees, and employees routinely breach IT policies.


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