Given the popularity of the Zeus crimeware, and the fact that its source code has been ultimately offered for sale at bargain basement prices, it's no wonder that every now and then malware based on it gets offered on underground forums.
Kindsight released a new report that reveals security threats to home and mobile networks, including a small decline in home network infections and an increase in mobile network infections.
A new variant of TDL4 has been identified, and it is now ranked as the second most prevalent malware strains within two months since detection.
The ZeroAccess rootkit has been around for quite some time now, spying on infected users, hiding from installed AV solutions and attempting to terminate them, redirecting users' online searches to malicious pages, downloading additional malware, and waiting for commands from criminals.
An offhand remark made by Google engineer Tavis Ormandy to a post on the Full Disclosure mailing list has sparked anger in the harts of Ubisoft users, as he shared his discovery of what seems to be a rootkit in the DRM system used by the company.