Malware News
  • Estimated $3.75bn stolen by Brazil fraud ring

    03 July 2014

    An estimated $3.75 billion have been netted by a single fraud ring that took advantage of a popular Brazilian payment method - the Boleto - by wielding a frequently upgraded piece of...

  • Android HijackRAT poised to hit mobile banking users

    02 July 2014

    A highly versatile piece of Android malware has been unearthed by FireEye researchers. Posing as "Google Service Framework", the malicious app is capable of stealing phone and user...

  • Geodo infostealer gets help from worm

    01 July 2014

    The distribution potential of the infamous Cridex infostealer (also known as Feodo or Bugat) just went up a notch, as a new version of the malware works in conjunction with a worm that...

  • IEEE launches Anti-Malware Support Service

    01 July 2014

    IEEE announced the launch of IEEE Anti-Malware Support Service (AMSS). A new service from IEEE Standards Association's (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections Security Group (ICSG), AMSS is designed...

  • Banking malware sniffs out data sent over HTTPS

    30 June 2014

    Careful online banking users can sometimes spot that something is amiss when malware installed on their computer pops up phishing pages or adds fields to legitimate banking forms. But...

  • How does a rogue ad network function?

    27 June 2014

    It's a well known fact that a considerable chunk of Internet traffic is bogus, made by infected computers that visit sites and click on adverts chosen by malicious actors. Malwarebytes'...

  • Invasive Selfmite SMS worm uncovered

    26 June 2014

    AdaptiveMobile has discovered a previously unknown piece of mobile malware dubbed Selfmite. It spreads via SMS and fools users into installing a worm app which propagates by automatically...



Spotlight

Intentional backdoors in iOS devices uncovered

Posted on 22 July 2014.  |  A researcher has revealed that Apple has equipped its mobile iOS with several undocumented features that can be used by attackers and law enforcement to access the sensitive data contained on the devices running it.


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