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Researchers spotted a new cyber espionage campaign involving Kasperagent malware. Targets unclear, but Palestine-themed documents used as decoy [Read More]
Six people arrested and dozens interviewed in international law enforcement operation targeting users of tools designed to help malware evade detection [Read More]
US-CERT has issued an alert to warn organizations of North Korea’s Hidden Cobra activity, particularly one of its DDoS botnets [Read More]
Latvian national Peteris Sahurovs extradited to the US for his role in a scareware operation that caused losses of millions of dollars [Read More]
CRASHOVERRIDE/Industroyer, the fourth known ICS malware, was used in the Ukraine energy attacks and it’s designed to specifically target electric grids [Read More]
Recently patched Samba flaw known as EternalRed and SambaCry exploited to deliver a cryptocurrency miner [Read More]
Thousands of IP cameras have been hijacked by IoT botnets and data from Trend Micro shows that the recently launched Persirai accounts for most infections [Read More]
A piece of Linux malware dubbed MulDrop targets Raspberry Pi devices and abuses them for cryptocurrency mining [Read More]
Dvmap, a Trojan distributed via Google Play, is the first Android malware that injects malicious code into system runtime libraries [Read More]
Microsoft noticed that a file transfer tool used by the Platinum cyber espionage group has been abusing Intel’s Active Management Technology to evade detection [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!