A new variant of the infamous Zeus banking and information-stealing Trojan has been created to target the users of over 150 different banks and 20 payment systems in 15 countries, including the UK, the US, Russia, Spain and Japan.
In the wake of Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision to scrap the theatrical release of the controversial film "The Interview" altogether, cyber criminals of another kind have move in to take advantage of the continuing interest the public has in the movie.
In the continuous see-sawing that spammers and malware peddlers perform between sending out emails with malicious links and those with malicious attachments, the former method is again on the rise.
CyActive identified the top five malware that returned the highest ROI for hackers with the least effort per dollar ó achieved by recycling code and using the same methods from previous malware attacks to once again inflict damage.
ESET researchers analyzed a widespread case of ransomware generally known as TorrentLocker, which started spreading in early 2014.
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