FireEye researchers have linked eleven distinct APT cyber espionage campaigns previously believed to be unrelated, leading them to believe that there is a shared operation that supplies and maintains malware tools and weapons used in them.
A daring hack and heist targeting online Bitcoin wallet service Inputs.io has resulted in the theft of 4,100 Bitcoins (currently over $1.3 million) and has left some of the users extremely disgruntled.
As announced by well-known Silk Road user named "The Godfather”, who has been doing business on the infamous underground market for the last few years, another Silk Road has been resurrected from the ashes of the old one.
An ongoing malicious spam campaign impersonating UPS has shown that malware peddlers are experimenting with different approaches for infecting hapless users, and additional recent spam campaigns have proved that one of them is particularly effective: embedding malware into RTF or DOC files.
More than 1,000 SMBs participated in a joint McAfee and Office Depot survey last month, and the majority (66 percent) felt confident that their data and devices are secure and safe from hackers, with 77 percent responding that they haven’t been hacked.
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