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The Moose is loose: Linux-based worm turns routers into social network bots
27 May 2015

The Moose is loose: Linux-based worm turns routers into social network bots

A worm that targets cable and DSL modems, home routers, and other embedded computers is turning those devices into a proxy network for launching armies of fraudulent Instagram, Twitter, and Vine ...

Android ransomware distributed to English speakers in spam campaign
26 May 2015

Android ransomware distributed to English speakers in spam campaign

Emails containing a variant of popular Android ransomware are being sent to thousands of mobile users in English-speaking countries as part of a spam campaign recently identified by researchers with ...

PuTTY Client Found Compiled with Trojan
25 May 2015

PuTTY Client Found Compiled with Trojan

New version of putty SSH-client have been spotted compiled with a Trojan.

Researchers observe SVG files being used to distribute ransomware
24 May 2015

Researchers observe SVG files being used to distribute ransomware

Researchers with AppRiver have observed attackers sending out phishing emails with SVG files attached – these files, when downloaded and executed, open up websites that download what appears to be ...

LogJam: Researchers Identify Another Web Encryption Vulnerability
23 May 2015

LogJam: Researchers Identify Another Web Encryption Vulnerability

A new potentially high-impact vulnerability called LogJam has been revealed by researchers, which has similarities to the FREAK (CVE-2015-0204) vulnerability disclosed a few months ago, whereby a ...

Massive cyber-spying program 'the Equation Group' discovered
24 Feb 2015

Massive cyber-spying program 'the Equation Group' discovered

An incredibly sophisticated cyber espionage operation, likely originating in the U.S., has been discovered by the security researchers at Russia's Kaspersky Lab.

Under attack: Malware invades our devices, data and privacy in 2014
14 Feb 2015

Under attack: Malware invades our devices, data and privacy in 2014

2014 will be remembered as the year of cyber-attacks.

Facebook Unveils ThreatExchange Platform
13 Feb 2015

Facebook Unveils ThreatExchange Platform

Facebook has unveiled a data exchange platform to help researchers and professionals share the latest cyber threat information with each other.

iOS Devices Targeted by Cyber-Espionage Campaign
9 Feb 2015

iOS Devices Targeted by Cyber-Espionage Campaign

“Operation Pawn Storm,” a cyber-espionage campaign targeting military, governmental and media organizations, has extended its reach as security researchers discovered malicious tools connected to ...

Researchers investigate, suggest fired employees assisted in Sony hack
26 Dec 2014

Researchers investigate, suggest fired employees assisted in Sony hack

Researchers are saying that one or more former employees may have aided in the massive hack of Sony.

Researchers Find 64-bit Version of Havex RAT
25 Dec 2014

Researchers Find 64-bit Version of Havex RAT

Trend Micro researchers have come across a 64-bit version of Havex, a remote access tool (RAT) that has been used in cyber espionage campaigns aimed at industrial control systems (ICS).

Facebook Rewards Researcher For Reporting Critical Vulnerability
24 Dec 2014

Facebook Rewards Researcher For Reporting Critical Vulnerability

A researcher has found a way to upload potentially malicious code to Facebook's servers by hiding it inside a harmless-looking Microsoft Word document file.