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  • 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...

  • Atypical cloned banking app pops up on Google Play

    25 June 2014

    An unusual instance of a cloned banking app has been spotted on Google Play by Lookout researchers: the app steals only the users' ID, and leaves alone the password. The creators...

  • Banking fraud campaign steals 500k euros in a week

    25 June 2014

    The experts at Kaspersky Lab have discovered evidence of a targeted attack against the clients of a large European bank. According to the logs found in the server used by the attackers,...

  • Capabilities of “lawful interception” mobile malware revealed

    24 June 2014

    Researchers from Russian AV company Kaspersky Labs and the Citizen Lab of the University of Toronto have released details about the mobile surveillance tools provided by Hacking Team...

  • Havex malware targets ICS/SCADA systems

    24 June 2014

    F-Secure researchers have, for a while now, been monitoring the spreading of the Havex malware family and have been trying to determine who are the attackers that wield it. Initially...



Spotlight

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities increase 100%

Posted on 23 July 2014.  |  Bromium Labs research determined that Internet Explorer vulnerabilities have increased more than 100 percent since 2013, surpassing Java and Flash vulnerabilities.


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