Malware News
  • Kaspersky Lab reveals cyberattack on its corporate network

    10 June 2015

    In early spring 2015, Kaspersky Lab detected a cyber-intrusion affecting several of its internal systems. Following this finding the company launched an intensive investigation, which...

  • On Windows 10, apps can actively defend users from malware

    10 June 2015

    With Windows 10, Microsoft will be adding a new layer of protection against dynamic script-based malware and non-traditional avenues of cyberattack: the Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI). AMSI...

  • Massive growth in new ransomware, malware targeting Adobe Flash

    10 June 2015

    In the first quarter of 2015, McAfee Labs registered a 165 percent increase in new ransomware driven largely by the new, hard-to-detect CTB-Locker ransomware family, a new ransomware...

  • MalumPoS can be customized to target different systems

    08 June 2015

    A new Point-of-Sale RAM scraper is being offered for sale, and is currently designed to collect data from a very specific type of PoS systems: those running on Oracle MICROS (often used...

  • Dyre banking Trojan infections more than doubled

    04 June 2015

    Cybercriminal interest in online banking continues to grow, and crooks wielding the Dyre/Dyreza banking Trojan continue spewing out spam emails delivering a new variant of the malware. "There...

  • Malvertising infected millions of users in 2015

    02 June 2015

    New research from Malwarebytes has found that malvertising is one of the primary infection vectors used to reach millions of consumers this year. The analysis looked at the three...

  • 1 in 4 UK PCs infected

    02 June 2015

    PandaLabs published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2015. The multinational security vendor detected over 225,000...


Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.

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