Slashdot Items Tagged "malware"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @02:07PM Android Nougat Won't Boot If Your Phone's Software Is Corrupt Or Has Malware
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:37PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:30PM Cybercrime Overtakes Traditional Crime In UK, Says Report
Thursday July 14, 2016 @02:36PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:35PM Stuxnet/Cyberwar Documentary Reviewer: 'The U.S. Has Pwned Iran'
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:50PM Wendy's Says More Than 1,000 Restaurants Affected By Hack
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:56AM Avast Acquires AVG For $1.3 Billion To Create Security Software Giant
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @01:17PM EasyDoc Malware Adds Tor Backdoor To Macs For Botnet Control
Monday July 04, 2016 @01:53PM A Chinese Ad Firm Is Using Malware to Get More Clicks
Saturday June 25, 2016 @01:34AM NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:10AM Malware Can Use Fan Noise To Steal Data From Air-Gapped Systems
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:15PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Saturday June 11, 2016 @02:17AM How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback
Friday June 10, 2016 @12:01PM Visual Studio 2015 C++ Compiler Secretly Inserts Telemetry Code Into Binaries
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @12:45PM Fake Gaming Torrents Download Unwanted Apps Instead of Popular Games
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @02:59AM 'Alarming' Rise In Ransomware Tracked
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:12AM There's a Stuxnet Copycat, and We Have No Idea Where It Came From
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:58AM Microsoft Warns of ZCryptor Ransomware With Self-Propagation Features
Friday May 20, 2016 @08:37PM DARPA Extreme DDOS Project Transforming Network Attack Mitigation
Friday May 20, 2016 @12:16AM TeslaCrypt Ransomware Maker Shuts Down, Releases Master Key
Thursday May 19, 2016 @12:18AM Updated Skimer Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:34PM Spy Chief: Foreign Hackers May Be Targeting Presidential Candidates
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:38PM SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans
Saturday May 14, 2016 @10:58AM Malware Bank Attacks May Be Linked To Sony Pictures Hack
Saturday April 30, 2016 @02:50PM Malware Taps Windows' 'God Mode'
Friday April 29, 2016 @10:57AM US Toy Maker Maisto's Website Pushes Ransomware
Thursday April 28, 2016 @03:07PM Cisco Finds Backdoor Installed On 12 Million PCs
Thursday April 28, 2016 @12:35AM German Nuclear Plant Infected With Computer Virus
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @06:02PM Former Tor Developer Created Malware To Hack Tor Users For The FBI
Monday April 25, 2016 @11:43AM Ransomware Discovered That Infects Android Devices Without Any User Interaction
Thursday April 21, 2016 @01:18PM In a First, Judge Throws Out Evidence Obtained from FBI Malware
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:09PM Google Admits That Google.com Is Partially Dangerous
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @06:35PM EFF Sues DOJ For Access To Secret Court Orders On Decryption
Monday April 18, 2016 @07:59PM Rogue Source Code Repos Can Compromise Mac Security Due To Old Git Version
Sunday April 17, 2016 @01:34AM Researchers Find Hybrid GozNym Malware, 24 Financial Institutions Already Affected
Saturday April 16, 2016 @01:37PM Out-of-Date Apps Put 3 Million Servers At Risk of Crypto Ransomware Infections
Thursday April 14, 2016 @11:26PM Apple Deprecating Quicktime For Windows, Micro Trends Urges Users To Uninstall
Thursday April 14, 2016 @06:34PM Report: US Government Worse Than All Major Industries On Cyber Security
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:41AM BAE Systems Warns About Shape-Shifting Strain of Qbot Malware
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:35PM Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free
Monday April 11, 2016 @12:57PM Surveillance Cameras Sold On Amazon Found Infected With Malware
Saturday April 09, 2016 @02:27PM Researchers Help Shut Down Spam Botnet That Enslaved 4,000 Linux Machines
Saturday April 09, 2016 @01:58PM Popular Firefox Add-Ons Open Millions To New Attack
Saturday April 09, 2016 @12:15PM The FBI Director Puts Tape Over His Webcam
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @01:07PM Phishing Email That Knows Your Address
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @01:59PM We Live In The Dark Ages of Internet Security, Says Kaspersky Labs CEO
Friday April 01, 2016 @07:05PM $40 Hardware Is Enough To Hack $28,000 Police Drones From 2km Away
Friday April 01, 2016 @01:25PM Steam Hacker Says More Vulnerabilities Will Be Found
Friday April 01, 2016 @12:29PM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Thursday March 31, 2016 @04:13PM 'Hack The Pentagon' Bug Bounty Program Opens For Registration
Thursday March 31, 2016 @02:04AM Chinese Scammers Take Mattel To the Bank, Phishing Them For $3 Million
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @03:37PM Researcher Uses Valve Security Bug To Upload Paint Drying Game On Steam
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:19AM USB Trojan Hides In Portable Applications, Targets Air-Gapped Systems
Saturday March 26, 2016 @02:26AM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Friday March 25, 2016 @01:47AM Kentucky Hospital Calls State of Emergency In Hack Attack
Thursday March 24, 2016 @11:50PM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Thursday March 24, 2016 @03:19PM U.S. Indicts 7 Iranians Accused of Hacking U.S. Financial Institutions
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @09:22PM Company Behind Badlock Disclosure Says Pre-Patch Hype Is Good Marketing
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @02:53PM After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature To Office
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @09:19AM Tor Project Says It Can Quickly Catch Spying Code
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @12:57AM Encryption Securing Mobile Money Transfers Can Be Broken
Monday March 21, 2016 @01:53AM Unprecedented DDoS Attack At Swedish Government, Media Outlets
Friday March 18, 2016 @02:15PM Pwn2Own 2016 Recap: Hackers Earn $460,000 For 21 Hacks
Friday March 18, 2016 @04:45AM Malware's Botnet Abused to Launch DDoS Attacks
Friday March 18, 2016 @01:59AM Dozens of Russian Banks Phished By Crooks Pretending To Be FinCERT
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:04PM 5 Major Hospital Hacks: Horror Stories From the Cybersecurity Frontlines
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @01:23PM Researchers Find iOS Malware That Infects Non-Jailbroken Devices
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:51AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:23AM Tavis Ormandy Criticizes Meaningless Antivirus Excellence Awards
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:52PM Steam Stealer Malware Becomes Extremely Sophisticated, Remains Very Cheap
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @01:23AM Docs With Malicious Macros Deliver Fileless Malware
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:38PM Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware
Saturday March 12, 2016 @11:56AM The Source of All Major Android Banking Trojans Just Got Updated To V2
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:14AM 600,000 TFTP Servers Can Be Abused For Reflection DDoS Attacks
Thursday March 10, 2016 @04:09PM Cisco Patches Serious Flaws In Cable Modems and Home Gateways
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:02PM Home Depot Will Pay Up To $19.5 Million For Massive 2014 Data Breach
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @01:19PM Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files
Monday March 07, 2016 @06:26PM Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:33PM Apple Has Shut Down the First Fully-Functional Mac OS X Ransomware
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Sunday March 06, 2016 @05:28PM Transmission BitTorrent App Contained Malware
Saturday March 05, 2016 @02:20PM New Ransomware-as-a-Service Speaks To Victims
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:28AM WordPress Plugin Comes With a Backdoor, Steals Admin Credentials In Cleartext
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:03PM U8 Smartwatch Engages In Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:45AM FREAK, Logjam, DROWN All a Result of Weaknesses Demanded By US Gov't
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:24PM Security Talent Shortage Hits Cybercrime Groups, Too
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:33PM Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:43PM A Third of All HTTPS Websites Vulnerable To DROWN Attack
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:22AM Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads And Malware In Their Network Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:56PM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:10PM Keylogger Authors Manage To Infect Themselves 16 Different Times
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:40AM Google Releases Project Shield To Fight Against DDoS Attacks
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @01:39PM Nissan Leaf HVAC-Hack Vulnerability Disclosed
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:38AM Baidu Browser Acts Like a Mildly Tempered Infostealer Virus
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:46AM Hacking Group Presents 'Long-Standing' Threat To Japan
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:13PM Mousejack Attacks Exploit Wireless Keyboards and Mice
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @09:35AM German Police Allowed To Use Its Own "Federal Trojan"
Saturday February 20, 2016 @02:52PM FBI Must Reveal The Code It Used To Hack Dark Web Pedophiles
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:23AM 3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:37PM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:53PM L.A. Hospital Pays Off Ransomware Thieves To Reclaim Its Network
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:22AM Backdoor In MVPower DVR Firmware Sends CCTV Stills To an Email Address In China
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:27PM Year-Old Critical Magento Flaw Still Exploited, Payment Info Stolen
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @10:14AM Malware Targets All Android Phones — Except Those In Russia
Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:55PM Court Rules It Is Not Illegal For GCHQ To Hack Computers
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:11PM Ransomware Hits UK Website, Defaces Homepage
Friday February 12, 2016 @12:25PM Hackers of Ukrainian Utilities Probably Hit Mining and Railroad Targets, Too
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @07:17PM Hearthstone Cheats and Tools Spiked With Malware
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:25AM Metel Hackers Roll Back ATM Transactions, Steal Millions
Monday February 08, 2016 @01:48PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:30PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:39AM Online Museum Displays Decades of Malware
Saturday February 06, 2016 @02:37PM Neutrino Exploit Kit Has a New Way To Detect Security Researchers
Thursday February 04, 2016 @09:48PM Anti-Malware Maker Files Lawsuit Over Bad Review
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:02PM Harnessing Artificial Intelligence To Build an Army of Virtual Analysts
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:22AM Survey: Average Successful Hack Nets Less Than $15,000
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @05:41PM Former DoE Employee Ensnared By Secret-Selling Sting Pleads Guilty
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @07:43PM Severe and Unpatched eBay Vulnerability Allows Attackers To Distribute Malware
Friday January 29, 2016 @01:36AM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Thursday January 28, 2016 @04:49PM Israel's Electric Grid Targeted By Malware, Energy Minister Says
Sunday January 24, 2016 @11:49PM Ransomware Hits Three Indian Banks, Causes Millions In Damages
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:14AM Open-Source Ransomware Abused For the Second Time In Real-Life Infections
Saturday January 23, 2016 @08:45PM Open-Source Ransomware Abused for the Second Time in Real-Life Infections
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Friday January 22, 2016 @01:31AM Fake Facebook Emails Deliver Malware Masquerading As Audio Message
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:47PM Ashley Madison Blackmail Letter Revealed
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:45AM Hunting Malware With GPUs and FPGAs
Saturday January 16, 2016 @02:29AM Cheap Web Cams Can Open Permanent, Difficult-To-Spot Backdoors Into Networks
Friday January 15, 2016 @10:08PM Cryptsy Bitcoin Trader Robbed, Blames Backdoor In the Code of a Wallet
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:08PM OpenSSH Patches Bug That Leaks Private Crypto Keys
Sunday January 10, 2016 @04:01AM Antivirus Software Could Make Your Company More Vulnerable
Saturday January 09, 2016 @08:36PM Forbes Asks Readers To Disable Adblock, Serves Up Malvertising
Saturday January 09, 2016 @10:22AM Uncooperative Russian ISP Prevents Cisco From Shutting Down Cybercriminal Gang
Thursday January 07, 2016 @06:58PM Android-Based Smart TVs Aren't That Smart When You Install Malware On Them
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:37AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @02:55AM ProxyBack Malware Turns Infected Computers into Internet Proxies
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:35PM Pwnd Aethra Routers Used To Brute-Force WordPress Sites
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:54AM Hyatt Hotels Payment-Processing Systems Hit By Malware
Friday December 18, 2015 @11:52PM New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users To Interact With Emails To Be Compromised
Thursday December 10, 2015 @02:53PM AVG, McAfee, Kaspersky Antiviruses All Had a Common Bug
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:25AM Senators: Has Uncle Sam Paid Off Ransomware Criminals?
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:22AM Hackers Get Lazy, Build Trojan On Top of Android Rooting Utility
Thursday December 03, 2015 @11:39AM After Demanding $3 Million Ransom, Hacker Dumps Massive Customer Financial Data
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:42AM Scammy Tech Support Sites Now Serving Up Ransomware
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:17PM Phishing Blast Uses Dropbox To Target Hong Kong Journalists
Saturday November 28, 2015 @02:24PM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need To Pay Ransom
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:53AM Even the Dumbest Ransomware Is Almost Unremovable On Smart TVs
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @01:46PM High Level Coding Language Used To Create New POS Malware
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:04PM Investigation Reveals How Easy It Is To Hijack a Science Journal Website
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Sunday November 15, 2015 @01:29PM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @07:23PM Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack
Thursday November 12, 2015 @03:51PM New Android Phones Hijackable With Chrome Exploit
Thursday November 12, 2015 @11:51AM New Ransomware Business Cashing In On CryptoLocker's Name
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:55AM Ransomware Found Targeting Linux Servers, MySQL, Git, Other Development Files
Friday November 06, 2015 @02:06PM Badly-Coded Ransomware Locks User Files And Throws Away Encryption Key
Thursday November 05, 2015 @04:53PM Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Files "Offline"
Thursday November 05, 2015 @01:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Thursday November 05, 2015 @09:26AM Latest EMET Bypass Targets WoW64 Windows Subsystem
Thursday November 05, 2015 @09:01AM FireEye: Many Companies Still Running XcodeGhost-Infected Apple Apps
Friday October 30, 2015 @07:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Thursday October 29, 2015 @12:50PM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:41AM MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @06:12AM China Hacks International Hague Tribunal over South China Sea Dispute
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:55PM Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @12:36PM eFast Malware Hijacks Browser With Chrome Clone
Thursday October 15, 2015 @12:28AM FBI and Join UK Against Forces Against Spread of Dridex Banking Malware
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @01:06PM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:28PM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Saturday September 26, 2015 @05:26PM EPA To Overhaul Emissions Testing In the Wake of VW Cheating
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Thursday September 24, 2015 @04:05PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @08:51AM Number of XcodeGhost-Infected iOS Apps Rises
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:19AM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @08:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Sunday September 20, 2015 @05:36PM Volkswagen Could Face $18 Billion Fine Over Emission-Cheating Software
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:34AM Some Trump Donors Get Fleeced By 3rd-Party Payment System
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:34AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Friday September 18, 2015 @07:33PM AT&T Says Malware Secretly Unlocked Hundreds of Thousands of Phones
Thursday September 17, 2015 @02:19PM What's In Your Hand? This Malware Knows
Thursday September 17, 2015 @08:31AM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:01AM Attackers Install Highly Persistent Malware Implants On Cisco Routers
Friday September 11, 2015 @10:22AM In Survey of American Universities, MIT Scores Worst In Cybersecurity
Thursday September 10, 2015 @11:39AM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:04AM "Extremely Critical" OS X Keychain Vulnerability Steals Passwords Via SMS
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:03AM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:17AM Porn-themed Android Ransomware Takes Your Picture Before Asking For Money
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:28PM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:53PM Why Car Info Tech Is So Thoroughly At Risk
Sunday August 23, 2015 @11:19AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @12:12PM Firefox 40 Arrives With Windows 10 Support, Expanded Malware Protection