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CryptoWall 2.0 uses TOR network to victimize business users

Oct 16, 2014 10:30 am

The new CryptoWall variant has moved to the TOR network, making it even more difficult to clamp down on

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Mobile malware threats rising, but actual infection rates still low

Oct 14, 2014 8:35 pm

Mobile malware is still in its infancy, but cybercriminals are finding new attack methods to infect mobile users

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FBI busts man accused of selling smartphone spyware to infect users

Sep 30, 2014 4:32 pm

FBI arrests man responsible for developing app that allows users to snoop on their spouses or partners via spyware app installed on mobile phones

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Home Depot cyberattack different than the one that plagued Target

Sep 11, 2014 10:00 pm

Security experts are becoming vocal that it's likely a different cybercriminal group targeted Target and Home Depot, with millions of victims at risk

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Study says there are at least 15 million mobile devices with malware

Sep 10, 2014 8:35 pm

Google Android devices are popular targets for cybercriminals, as they continue focusing on how to compromise mobile devices

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Salesforce warns customers of CRM-stealing malware targeting users

Sep 9, 2014 9:30 pm

Salesforce customers are being targeted with the Dyreza malware that is designed to plague large businesses and corporations

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McAfee finds 80% of business users unable to identify phishing attacks

Sep 4, 2014 7:44 pm

McAfee report indicates phishing attacks remain a major threat, with business users often unable to identify fraudulent emails

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'Backoff' malware that hit Target could impact 1,000 more businesses

Aug 25, 2014 6:35 pm

The DHS warned retailers of the Backoff malware that has infected a number of different companies over the past year, as the overall threat rises

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Kaspersky Lab outs "Machete" malware targeting Spanish speakers

Aug 22, 2014 2:20 pm

The "Machete" malware largely found victims in South America, though also compromised users in the U.S. and throughout Europe

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Pro-Syrian hackers using malware to launch attacks against rivals

Aug 20, 2014 12:30 am

Pro-Syrian hackers are compromising Internet users in numerous countries, with remote access tools (RATs) and other malware attacks aimed at users

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Pakistani cyberespionage efforts maturing from simple hacktivism

Aug 19, 2014 9:54 pm

Pakistan and India are increasing their cyberespionage abilities as they look to steal data and launch coordinated cyberattacks against rivals

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Jailbroken iOS devices being targeted, exploited by new theft malware

Aug 14, 2014 6:12 pm

Jailbroken Apple iPhones were compromised by a custom malware that hijacks advertisements for the benefit of the cybercriminals

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Malware increasingly targeting virtual machines as threats evolve

Aug 14, 2014 7:16 am

Criminals are working to make sure their malware can target virtual machines, as threats evolve even further

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Author of Android "Heart App" malware arrested in just 17 hours

Aug 13, 2014 9:37 pm

The 19-year-old responsible for creating a malware that infected more than 100,000 phones was arrested in just 17 hours

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Hackers having their way with Eastern Bloc political leaders

Aug 12, 2014 8:57 pm

A likely state-sponsored group is attacking Eastern Bloc embassies and politicians, Symantec noted

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Florida-based TotalBank informing customers of data breach

Aug 12, 2014 10:13 am

A Florida-based bank is notifying customers of a data breach that has affected up to 72,500 customers

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Current USB technology 'critically flawed,' security experts warn

Aug 11, 2014 8:03 am

There is a critical flaw facing USB flash drives that many of us depend on, and the problem likely won't go away anytime soon

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An update on malware found at TweakTown - it's been fixed

Jul 26, 2014 11:08 am

TweakTown responds to malware attack on its pages and provides an update for its readers

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Security company KnowBe4 warns of CryptoWall ransomware

Jul 24, 2014 1:24 am

Security awareness training firm KnowBe4 outlined how the CryptoWall ransomware is compromising many unsuspecting small and mid-size businesses

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StubHub working with New York police officials to investigate fraud

Jul 23, 2014 8:17 pm

eBay-owned StubHub detected fraudulent activity last year, reported it to the police, and several arrests have been made stemming from the case

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Point-of-sale security efforts lackluster as threats increase

Jul 23, 2014 6:30 pm

Point-of-sale machines are constantly under attack by cybercriminals, trying to hijack customer payment info that can be sold and traded online

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Cyberwar building between warring factions in Iraq as tensions build

Jul 22, 2014 9:20 pm

There has been an uptick in cyberattacks within Iraq, as groups fighting for control of the country try to steal data from one another

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IT would improve security infrastructure if money, opportunity arose

Jul 21, 2014 7:30 pm

Security specialists would be interested in updating security efforts if they had the resources and opportunity to do so, as security threats continue

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Amount of malware from the U.S. is increasing, Solutionary says

Jul 21, 2014 3:08 am

Much of the malware sent across the world originates from the United States, with criminals hijacking PCs and connections to launch larger attacks

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The 'Kronos' banking malware being sold on underground forums

Jul 14, 2014 10:40 pm

Someone has offered up the Kronos Trojan malware for sale on Russian cybercriminal forums, aimed at stealing banking credentials

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