Malware News
  • Aggressive Selfmite SMS worm variant goes global

    09 October 2014

    The Selfmite Android SMS worm is back, and this new version is both more dangerous and more widespread that the initial one. AdaptiveMobile researchers, who discovered both versions,...

  • Infected ATMs give away millions of dollars without credit cards

    07 October 2014

    Kaspersky Lab performed a forensic investigation into cybercriminal attacks targeting multiple ATMs around the world. During the course of this investigation, researchers discovered...

  • Every fifth Android user faces cyber attacks

    07 October 2014

    A total of 1,000,000 Android device users around the world encountered dangerous software between August 2013 and July 2014, according to the results of a survey carried out by Kaspersky...

  • Apple updates XProtect to kill iWorm botnet threat

    06 October 2014

    Apple has released an update for its XProtect anti-malware system which makes it detect three different version of the iWorm OS backdoor malware discovered last week by AV specialists...

  • Destructive Android Trojan poses as newest Angry Birds game

    03 October 2014

    Android malware masquerading as a legitimate app or game being offered on online app stores is not a rare occurrence, but purposefully destructive malware that does not ask for ransom...

  • Researcher release BadUSB attack code

    03 October 2014

    When, two months ago, researchers from German security consultancy SR Labs demonstrated a new and potentially very deadly class of attacks executed via malware injected in the firmware...

  • New OS X backdoor malware roping Macs into botnet

    02 October 2014

    New malware targeting Mac machines, opening backdoors on them and roping them into a botnet currently numbering around 17,000 zombies has been spotted and analyzed by malware researchers...


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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