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Category: Virus & Malware


Network security, Virus & Malware

Less Than Half of Cyberattacks Detected via Antivirus: SANS

July 17, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Companies are buying next-gen antivirus and fileless attack detection tools but few have the resources to use them, researchers report. Businesses are investing in more advanced endpoint security tools but don’t have the means to properly implement and use them, […]


Network security, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

9 SMB Security Trends

July 5, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Two recent surveys offer insight into why small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are taking security more seriously. In one study, by Webroot, 600 IT decision makers pinpoint their top concerns (think: phishing and ransomware), as well as areas where they […]


Malware, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

MacOS Malware Targets Cryptocurrency Community on Slack, Discord

July 2, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Hackers using MacOS malware are targeting cryptocurrency investors that use both the Slack and Discord chat platforms. The malware, dubbed OSX.Dummy, uses an unsophisticated infection method, but those who are successfully attacked open their systems up to remote arbitrary code […]


Network security, Virus & Malware

Hundreds of Hotels Hit in FastBooking Breach

June 27, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The hotel booking software provider reports an actor stole personal and payment card data of guests from hundreds of properties. FastBooking, a Paris-based provider of hotel-booking software, is alerting client hotels to a data breach in which an attacker lifted […]


Malware, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

How to Prepare for ‘WannaCry 2.0’

June 20, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

It seems inevitable that a more-powerful follow-up to last year’s malware attack will hit sooner or later. You’d better get prepared. More than a year after it first struck, WannaCry is still one of the most damaging cyberattacks to date. […]


Malware, Virus & Malware

HR Software company PageUp victim of a Data Breach, experts fear a domino effect

June 6, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Another day another data breach makes the headlines, this time the victim is the HR Software Firm PageUp. PageUp is an Australian company with 2.6 million active users across over 190 countries. The company notified the incident to its customers, […]


Malware, Virus & Malware

Nocturnal Stealer Lets Low-Skilled Cybercrooks Harvest Sensitive Info

June 1, 2018

Via: Threat Post

The Nocturnal Stealer malware has crept into the Dark Web like a thief in the night, offering criminals a lucrative payday for a small price — and little effort. It’s a commodity malware, debuting on an underground forum in March […]


Network security, Virus & Malware

FBI working to disrupt massive malware network linked to Russia

May 25, 2018

Via: The Hill

The FBI is working to disrupt a massive, sophisticated Russia-linked hacking campaign that officials and security researchers say has infected hundreds of thousands of network devices across the globe. The Justice Department late Wednesday announced an effort to disrupt a […]


Malware, Virus & Malware

Macs Infected With New Monero-Mining Malware

May 24, 2018

Via: Security Week

Many Mac users reported in the past few weeks that a process named “mshelper” had been eating up a lot of CPU power and draining their batteries. It turns out that the process is associated with a piece of malware […]


Malware, Mobile security, Virus & Malware

Roaming Mantis Swarms Globally, Spawning iOS Phishing, Cryptomining

May 22, 2018

Via: Threat Post

The Roaming Mantis mobile banking trojan is roaming further afield than it ever has before. Recent analysis shows that the malware has rapidly evolved just in the past month. It’s now targeting Europe and the Middle East in addition to […]