Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Researchers believe that nation-state actors are behind several spearphishing campaigns targeting U.S. utility companies with newly-identified malware, which has the capabilities to view system data…

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Lazarus Group Surfaces with Advanced Malware Framework

Lazarus Group Surfaces with Advanced Malware Framework

The North Korea-linked APT known as Lazarus Group has debuted an advanced, multipurpose malware framework, called MATA, to target Windows, Linux and macOS operating systems.…

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New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

Researchers have uncovered a surveillance campaign, dating back to at least 2013, which has used a slew of Android surveillanceware tools to spy on the…

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New Dridex Malware Strain Avoids AV Detection

New Dridex Malware Strain Avoids AV Detection

A new variant of the Dridex banking Trojan has been shaken up with the ability to avoid detection by traditional antivirus products. Dridex is a…

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What is malware? How to prevent, detect and recover from it

What is malware? How to prevent, detect and recover from it

Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs hackers use to wreak destruction and gain access…

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New Plurox malware is a backdoor, cryptominer, and worm, all packed into one

New Plurox malware is a backdoor, cryptominer, and worm, all packed into one

A new strain of malware has been spotted in the wild by the Kaspersky security team. Named Plurox, this new malware is a cut above…

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Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Since February, spam exploiting the novel coronavirus has jumped by 4,300% and 14,000% in the past 14 days, according to IBM X-Force, IBM’s threat intelligence…

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Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

The drastic spread of coronavirus across the world has not stopped cybercriminals from exploiting fear to hack into devices. For months now, cybercriminals have used…

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Meet the white-hat group fighting Emotet, the world's most dangerous malware

Meet the white-hat group fighting Emotet, the world’s most dangerous malware

For more than a year, a group of security researchers and system administrators have banded together to fight back against Emotet, today’s most active and…

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Hackers using coronavirus scare to spread Emotet malware in Japan

Hackers using coronavirus scare to spread Emotet malware in Japan

Cybercriminals are using global fears about the virus to spread the Emotet trojan. Researchers with IBM X-Force and Kaspersky have discovered that cybercriminals are spreading…

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