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ManTech Subsidiary HBGary Updates Malware Detection Technology

ManTech Subsidiary HBGary Updates Malware Detection Technology

A Mantech International Corporation subsidiary has just released an updated version of its malware detection technology that is now able to detect the latest Trojans and malware that is currently… Read more »

Android Users Beware: Mobile Malware May Be Recording Your Calls

Android Users Beware: Mobile Malware May Be Recording Your Calls

These days, mobile technologies have seemingly endless possibilities. The efficiency and portability of new software applications for technologies on-the-go have both consumers and providers alike excited about the future of… Read more »

FBI Warns of Malware-Laced Email Sent to Private-sector Companies

FBI Warns of Malware-Laced Email Sent to Private-sector Companies

Recent FBI analysis reveals that cyber criminals engaging in ACH/wire transfer fraud have targeted businesses by responding via email to job postings online. The bureau said more than $150,000 was… Read more »

New 'Geinimi' Trojan Targets Android Devices

New 'Geinimi' Trojan Targets Android Devices

A new Trojan affecting Android devices has recently emerged in China, and security researchers say the malware can compromise a significant amount of personal data on a user’s phone and… Read more »

Cyber Grinches Spread Malware via Holiday-themed Tweets

Cyber Grinches Spread Malware via Holiday-themed Tweets

Cyber criminals are exploiting Twitter to spread malware using festive-themed messages and taking advantage of trending topics to position malware distribution campaigns, PandaLabs reports. With the commencement of the holiday… Read more »

Be Afraid: Hackers' Scary New Tricks to Rip You Off

Be Afraid: Hackers' Scary New Tricks to Rip You Off

Nearly two billion Internet users are vulnerable to scams and cyber assaults, in particular what a security company calls “crimeware-as-a-service” carried out by organized cyber criminals. In a newly released… Read more »

Notorious Worm Stuxnet Used in Poisoned Search Results

Notorious Worm Stuxnet Used in Poisoned Search Results

Cyber crooks are now taking advantage of the infamous Stuxnet worm as a way to deploy malicious code. Trend Micro researcher Ivan Macalintal has discovered poisoned search results leveraging on… Read more »

Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

Cyber Experts: Espionage, APTs, Malware among Most Dangerous Cyber Threats

Although cybersecurity experts have their separate ideas on what the most pressing Internet security concern is, they generally agree on one thing: The threat landscape is evolving into more attacks… Read more »

Zeus Trojan Spreading Through Zip Files

Zeus Trojan Spreading Through Zip Files

The Zeus Trojan is back again, looking to spread through zip files. Zeus, which is one of the most commonly found pieces of malware, is believed to be one of… Read more »

Android Trojan Found in Wild

Android Trojan Found in Wild

A smartphone Trojan which spreads via text messaging and effects Android has been found by researchers in the wild. The Trojan appears to be a harmless media player app has… Read more »

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Trojan Banking Scam

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Trojan Banking Scam

An Australian hacker has pleaded guilty to infecting approximately 3,000 computers with a Trojan virus designed to steal user information. Anthony Scott Harrison, 21, from the area near Adelaide, pleaded… Read more »

Malware Warnings on Facebook Prove to be False

Malware Warnings on Facebook Prove to be False

A series of warnings making the rounds on Facebook regarding a Trojan worm called “Knob Face” are actually inaccurate, according to security researchers at Sophos. The actual malware, however, is… Read more »

Trojan Uses Windows to Compromise Systems

Trojan Uses Windows to Compromise Systems

Security researchers have discovered a Trojan which taps in Windows to over-write installed security software to compromise infected systems. The malware, which poses as a security update, utilizes the input… Read more »

Scotland Yard Nabs Teen Cyber Criminals

Scotland Yard Nabs Teen Cyber Criminals

British police have arrested two teenagers for alleged involvement in a large English-language cyber crime forum. Both were detained by appointment in London by the Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU)… Read more »

Zeus Malware Distributed via Terror-Themed Spam

Zeus Malware Distributed via Terror-Themed Spam

Spammers are notorious for latching on to the most recent trend in an effort to increase click rates. Recently, a spam campaign containing Zeus malware utilized recent concerns over terrorism… Read more »

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