Malware

Atm Hacking Has Gotten So Easy, The Malware's A Game

A strain of ATM malware called WinPot turns the act of cashing out into something like a slot machine.

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Who Will Stand Up For European Democracy? Us! Says Us Software Giant Microsoft

Nefarious activity of cyber villains continues, but don't fret: AccountGuard will save you American tech giant Microsoft revealed this morning it has detected a wave of attacks against European democratic institutions as miscreants continue malware...
Related topics: Microsoft (MSFT)

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Hard-to-detect Credential-theft Malware Has Infected 1,200 And Is Still Going

Enlarge (credit: Kit / Flickr) A deceptively simple malware attack has stolen a wide array of credentials from thousands of computers over the past few weeks and continues to steal more, a researcher warned on Tuesday. The ongoing attack is the...
Related topics: Flickr

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Password Managers May Leave Your Online Crown Jewels 'exposed In Ram' To Malware – But Hey,...

The alternative being memorizing a bunch of really long unique passphrases A bunch of infosec bods are taking some of the most popular password managers to task after an audit revealed some mildly annoying, non-world-ending security shortcomings.…

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Tens Of Millions More Web Accounts For Sale After More Sites Hacked, Mac Malware Spreads Via...

Standby for a 'we woz haxx0ed' email from one of these sites this week... Roundup  Let's kickstart your Monday with some lovely juicy computer security and screwups news, beyond what we reported last week.…
Related topics: Hackers, Computer Security

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Take An Extra 15% Off Select Vpns This Weekend

It's no secret that there are a number of threats you could encounter when you go online — and no, we're not talking about that one weird Reddit thread you wish you could unsee. Malware, viruses, hackers, and other innovative forms of attack...
Related topics: Reddit, Hackers, Computer Security

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What Is Clipper Malware And How Does It Affect Android Users?

On January 8, 2019, we saw the first instance of “clipper malware” on the Google Play store. It disguised itself as an innocent app to fool people into downloading it, then began redirecting cryptocurrency funds to the malware’s...
Related topics: Android, Android Apps, Mobile Technology, Google

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Cover Your Nases: Qnap Acknowledges Mystery Malware But There's No Patch Yet

Anti-antivirus root-rooting weirdness just gets deeper Taiwanese NAS maker QNAP has admitted its devices are affected by mysterious malware that alters hosts files on infected boxen following The Register's report.…
Related topics: Computer Security

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Get Lifetime Ad Blocking And Malware Protection With Adguard For $19.99

Browsing the web should be a smooth and safe pastime. But most online content is surrounded by ads nowadays, and some can even lead you to dangerous downloads. AdGuard Ad Blocker makes the Internet better by blocking ads before they load and...

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Oh Snapd! Gimme-root-now Security Bug Lets Miscreants Sock It To Your Ubuntu Boxes

Get an update, or risk giving a dodgy user or malware an upgrade Canonical has issued an update for Ubuntu to address a security vulnerability that can be exploited by malware and rogue users to gain root access.…
Related topics: Computer Security, Linux, Ubuntu, Canonical

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Malwaretech Loses Bid To Suppress Damning Statements Made After Days Of Partying

Enlarge / Then 23-year-old security researcher Marcus Hutchins in his bedroom in Ilfracombe, UK, in July 2017, just weeks before his arrest on malware charges. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Marcus Hutchins, the widely...
Related topics: United Kingdom, Bloomberg

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Windows Malware Infects Macos With Malicious Executable File

If you’re a tech-savvy user, the title probably doesn’t make much sense to you because executable files can’t run on Mac, as they are specifically designed for Windows. And yet, hackers have found a clever way to employ the existing tech to...
Related topics: Hackers, Computer Security

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Researchers Use Intel Sgx To Put Malware Beyond The Reach Of Antivirus Software

Intel Skylake die shot. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to...
Related topics: Intel, Computer Security

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Good Guy Malware: Linux Virus Removes Other Infections To Mine On Its Own

Coin miners have become the new norm in the malware world, and new versions are getting more complex, being able to hide their processes more effectively in order to avoid detection. But security vendor Trend Micro has recently come across a new...
Related topics: Linux

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Ethereum Stealing Malware Caught Hiding In Google’s Android App Store

Malware making it to the Google Play Store isn’t a new thing, but an ESET security researcher recently came across what’s likely the first clipper malware on Android. Detected by ESET as Android/Clipper.C, the clipper malware was published in...
Related topics: Google, Android, Android Apps, Mobile Technology

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Qnap Nas User? You'd Better Check Your Hosts File For Mystery Anti-antivirus Entries

NAS-ty: Strange activity sinkholes antivirus update checks Network attached storage maker QNAP's customers have reported being hit by a mystery strain of old-school malware that disables software updates by hijacking entries in host machines' hosts...
Related topics: Computer Security

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Google Play Caught Hosting An App That Steals Users’ Cryptocurrency

Enlarge (credit: Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images) Google Play has been caught hosting yet another malicious app, this time one that was designed to steal cryptocurrency from unwitting end users, researchers said Friday. The malware,...
Related topics: Google

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Daily Deal: Heimdal Thor Foresight Home Pc Malware Protection

Cybercrime is evolving, and conventional antivirus tools are struggling to keep up. Thankfully, there's Heimdal Thor Foresight Home, the proactive security solution that blocks viruses and malware before they infect your computer. Delivering...
Related topics: Computer Security

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Best Windows 10 Security Products To Clean An Infected Computer

While most of us run antivirus solutions to prevent malware infections, there are times when such products are necessary in order to remove a virus that has already reached our data. Research conducted by AV-TEST thus tries to determine which...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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Gordon Kelly’s Stuff In Forbes Is ‘a Malware Attack On Readers’

"Time for the industry to step up and penalize utter junk." Tweeted by Tom Warren, retweeted by Rene Ritchie. Gaming Google with BS is bad, sure,…
Related topics: Forbes, Google

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