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Slashdot Items Tagged "malware"

Date / TimeStory
Friday April 11, 2014 @07:42AM Stung By File-Encrypting Malware, Researchers Fight Back
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @02:23AM Microsoft Word Zero-Day Used In Targeted Attacks
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Thursday March 20, 2014 @04:07PM Tor Project: Fake Tor App Has Been In Apple's App Store For Months
Monday March 17, 2014 @08:03PM Kaspersky: Mt. Gox Data Archive Contains Bitcoin-Stealing Malware
Thursday March 06, 2014 @09:48AM Target Rich Environment: Mobile Malware in China
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @02:17PM In Ukraine, Cyber War With Russia Heating Up
Monday March 03, 2014 @09:06PM New Attack Hijacks DNS Traffic From 300,000 Routers
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:00AM Russians Suspected of Uroburos Spy Malware
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:27AM Routers Pose Biggest Security Threat To Home Networks
Thursday February 13, 2014 @03:44PM Linksys Routers Exploited By "TheMoon"
Monday February 10, 2014 @01:35AM Mac OS X Bitcoin Stealing Trojan Horse Called OSX/CoinThief Discovered
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:13PM Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:38AM Snowden Docs Show UK's Digital Spies Using Viruses, Honey Traps
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:17AM Got Malware? The FBI Wants It
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Monday January 27, 2014 @11:32PM FileZilla Has an Evil Twin That Steals FTP Logins
Sunday January 26, 2014 @12:39AM Spoiled Onions: Exposing Malicious Tor Exit Relays
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:27AM Analyst Calls Russian Teen Author of Target Malware
Friday January 17, 2014 @10:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:51PM Amazon and GoDaddy Are the Biggest Malware Hosters
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @01:37PM Creating Better Malware Warnings Through Psychology
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:13PM Microsoft Security Essentials Misses 39% of Malware
Thursday December 19, 2013 @10:44AM CryptoLocker Gang Earns $30 Million In Just 100 Days
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:05PM The Case For a Global, Compulsory Bug Bounty
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @10:10AM NSA Says It Foiled Plot To Destroy US Economy Through Malware
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:09AM Insight On FBI Hacking Ops
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:29PM Europol, Microsoft Target 2-Million Strong ZeroAccess Click Fraud Botnet
Saturday November 30, 2013 @01:07PM Bitcoin Miners Bundled With PUPs In Legitimate Applications Backed By EULA
Sunday November 24, 2013 @09:45AM Route-Injection Attacks Detouring Internet Traffic
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:41AM Researcher Offers New Perspective On Stuxnet-Wielding Sabotage Program
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @01:40PM 1.2% of Apps On Google Play Are Repackaged To Deliver Ads, Collect Info
Thursday November 14, 2013 @10:16AM Could Slashdot (Or Other Private Entity) Sue a Spy Agency Like GCHQ Or NSA?
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @01:56AM Porn-Surfing Execs Infecting Corporate Networks With Malware
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:11AM IE Zero-Day Exploit Disappears On Reboot
Friday November 08, 2013 @02:49AM Google To Block Local Chrome Extensions On Windows Starting In January
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:33AM Protect Your Android Phone By Killing All Its Crapware
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @09:59AM Why Internet Explorer Still Dominates South Korea.
Friday November 01, 2013 @07:47PM 'Morris Worm' Turns 25: Watch How TV Covered It Then
Thursday October 31, 2013 @03:55PM Ars: Cross-Platform Malware Communicates With Sound
Thursday October 31, 2013 @01:51PM Google Chrome Is Getting Automatic Blocking of Malicious Downloads
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:16AM Rental Business Aaron's Admits Role In Spying On Customers
Friday October 11, 2013 @12:32AM Some Bing Ads Redirecting To Malware
Saturday October 05, 2013 @02:00PM The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:07AM How Your Smartphone Can Spy On What You Type
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Friday September 06, 2013 @06:33PM Parallels Update Installs Unrelated Daemon Without Permission
Thursday September 05, 2013 @12:19PM Security Company Attributes Tor Traffic Surge To Botnet
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:49AM US Mounted 231 Offensive Cyber-operations In 2011, Runs Worldwide Botnet
Friday August 30, 2013 @06:32PM Kelihos Relying On CBL Blacklists To Evaluate New Bots
Monday August 19, 2013 @11:22AM McAfee Regrets "Flawed" Trillion Dollar Cyber Crime Claims
Thursday July 25, 2013 @11:58AM Cybercrooks Increasingly Use Tor Network To Control Botnets
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @11:08AM OS X Malware Demands $300 FBI Fine For Viewing, Distributing Porn
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:53AM Ask Slashdot: Light-Footprint Antivirus For Windows XP?
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:26PM Business Is Booming In the 'Zero-Day' Game
Thursday July 11, 2013 @09:04AM Android Master Key Vulnerability Checker Now Live
Thursday July 04, 2013 @12:08PM Anti-Government Hackers Hit Jay-Z's Android App
Thursday June 27, 2013 @03:38AM Hackers Steal Opera-Signed Certificate Through Infrastructure Attack
Monday June 10, 2013 @06:20PM Google: BadNews Malware Wasn't Really Bad, After All
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @10:06AM Banking Malware, Under the Hood
Thursday May 30, 2013 @01:49PM Ask Slashdot: Is GNU/Linux Malware a Real Threat?
Friday May 24, 2013 @06:42PM Scanner Identifies Malware Strains, Could Be Future of AV
Sunday May 19, 2013 @10:07PM Music and Movies Could Trigger Mobile Malware
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:44AM Kaspersky Inks a Deal With Qualcomm To Improve Android Security
Friday May 10, 2013 @08:05PM Demonoid Resurrection Dismissed As Malware Was Legitimate
Thursday May 09, 2013 @04:51PM How the Syrian Electronic Army Hacked The Onion
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @08:03PM Backdoor Targeting Apache Servers Spreads To Nginx, Lighttpd
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @02:17PM Internet Explorer 0-day attacks on US nuke workers hit 9 other sites
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @02:15PM Internet Explorer 0-day Attacks On US Nuke Workers Hit 9 Other Sites
Monday May 06, 2013 @10:26PM Popular Android Anti-Virus Software Fooled By Trivial Techniques
Friday May 03, 2013 @08:24PM Antivirus Firms "Won't Co-operate" With PC-Hacking Dutch Police
Monday April 29, 2013 @11:52AM Sophisticated Apache Backdoor In the Wild
Friday April 19, 2013 @07:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Friday April 12, 2013 @12:05AM Bing Tops Google At Finding Malware
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @09:39AM S. Korea Says Cyber Attack From North Wiped 48,700 Machines
Saturday April 06, 2013 @10:48AM New Skype Malware Uses Victims' Machines To Mine Bitcoins
Thursday April 04, 2013 @08:18AM Russian Cyber Criminal Unmasked As Creator of "Most Successful" Apple Malware
Friday March 29, 2013 @04:45PM US and Russia Lead List of Malware Hosts
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @10:31AM Android Trojan Used in APT Attacks
Sunday March 24, 2013 @08:59PM South Korea Backtracks On China As Source of Cyberattack
Friday March 22, 2013 @09:41PM US Gov't To Scan More Civilian Infrastructure Traffic
Thursday March 21, 2013 @01:36PM New OS X Trojan Adware Injects Ads Into Chrome, Firefox, Safari
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @11:13PM Decade-Old Espionage Malware Found Targeting Government Computers
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @06:19PM Decade-old espionage malware found targeting government computers
Monday March 18, 2013 @08:35AM Why you should wipe the drive after a compromise
Thursday March 14, 2013 @08:44AM US Vulnerability Database Yanked Over Malware Infestation
Wednesday March 13, 2013 @11:16AM Google Launches Initiative To Help Hacked Sites
Thursday February 28, 2013 @03:55PM Moscow's speed cameras 'knackered' by MYSTERY malware
Thursday February 28, 2013 @02:27AM 'Old School' Hackers Attack European Governments Using 'MiniDuke' Malware
Wednesday February 27, 2013 @02:16PM Hackers attack European governments using 'MiniDuke' malware
Monday February 18, 2013 @01:00PM Facebook Hacks Points To Much Bigger Threat For Mobile Developers
Monday February 18, 2013 @12:08PM Facebook Hacks Points to Much Bigger Threat for Mobile Developers
Saturday February 16, 2013 @10:32AM Facebook Employees' Laptops Compromised; User Data Believed Safe
Sunday February 10, 2013 @08:29PM Widespread Compromise Of Yahoo-Backed Email In New Zealand
Friday February 08, 2013 @01:47AM Rich Countries Suffer Less Malware, Says Microsoft Study
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @03:05PM Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users
Saturday February 02, 2013 @08:08AM Twitter #Hacked
Friday February 01, 2013 @08:05AM Online Ads Are More Dangerous Than Porn, Cisco Says
Friday February 01, 2013 @01:51AM "Bill Shocker" Malware Controls 620,000 Android Phones In China
Thursday January 31, 2013 @01:30PM Online Ads Are More Dangerous Than Porn, Cisco Says.
Thursday January 31, 2013 @11:00AM Chinese Hack New York Times
Friday January 25, 2013 @08:47PM Trojanized SSH Daemon In the Wild, Sending Passwords To Iceland
Friday January 25, 2013 @04:20PM 10 Years After SQL Slammer
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @09:40AM Kaspersky Says Cyber Weapons "Cleaner" Than Traditional Weapons But "Much Worse"
Saturday January 19, 2013 @08:55AM Android Botnet Infects 1 Million Plus Phones
Thursday January 17, 2013 @06:47PM Microsoft Fails Antivirus Certification Test (Again), Challenges the Results
Thursday January 17, 2013 @06:43PM Microsoft Fails Antivirus Certification Test (Again), Challenges The Results
Thursday January 17, 2013 @01:57PM Facebook Lets You Harvest Account Phone Numbers
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @03:07PM Malware Infects US Power Facilities Through USB Drives
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @07:34AM 'Red October' Infrastructure Dismantled Hours After Being Made Public
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @04:42AM Kaspersky Lab Identifies Advanced Cyber-Espionage Campaign
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @05:47AM Security Expert Says Java Vulnerability Could Take Years To Fix, Despite Patch
Monday January 14, 2013 @10:15AM "Red October" Espionage Malware Campaign Uncovered
Saturday January 12, 2013 @03:10AM Alleged ZeuS Botmaster Arrested For Stealing $100M From US Banks
Friday January 11, 2013 @11:09PM Oracle Knew of Latest Java 0-Day Security Hole In August
Friday January 04, 2013 @03:56AM No Patch On Tuesday For Internet Explorer Hole
Thursday January 03, 2013 @09:54AM Africa's Coming Cyber-Crime Epidemic
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @08:11PM Antivirus Software Performs Poorly Against New Threats
Sunday December 30, 2012 @06:35PM Google Blocks TwitPic Over Alleged Malware, Chrome Blocks Twitter Pages
Sunday December 30, 2012 @10:49AM New IE Vulnerability Used In Targeted Attacks; IE9, IE10 Users Safe
Friday December 28, 2012 @07:47PM New Android Malware Uses Google Play Icon To Trick Users
Wednesday December 26, 2012 @12:19PM How Do YOU Establish a Secure Computing Environment?
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @01:47PM 'Stuxnet-like' Malware Hits Manufacturing Industries in Iran
Sunday December 23, 2012 @05:46PM How do YOU establish a secure computing environment?
Sunday December 23, 2012 @05:19PM NSA Targeting Domestic Computer Systems
Monday December 17, 2012 @02:23AM Analysis of Dexter Malware Uncovers Mystery Man, and Links To Zeus
Saturday December 15, 2012 @11:12PM Ask Slashdot: What To Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @02:02PM Interviews: Eugene Kaspersky Answers Your Questions
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @11:28PM What Do I Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Monday December 10, 2012 @10:28AM Google App Verification Service Detects Only 15% of Infected Apps
Thursday December 06, 2012 @10:36PM Ransomware Is On The Rise
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:16AM How the Eurograbber Attack Stole 36M Euros
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @07:51AM Mac Malware Targets Dalai Lama Supporters
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @06:22AM DARPA Hunting for Backdoors
Monday December 03, 2012 @11:41AM Interviews: Ask What You Will of Eugene Kaspersky
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:10AM Virus Eats School District's Homework
Friday November 23, 2012 @09:30AM U.S. Denies Using Flame Malware To Spy On French President
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @07:17PM US accused of hacking French president's office with Flame
Sunday November 18, 2012 @02:13PM Hacker vs. Counter-Hacker — a Legal Debate
Sunday November 18, 2012 @06:07AM New Malware Variant Uses Google Docs As a Proxy To Phone Home
Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:38AM Cyberespionage For Everyone
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @10:09AM Critical Vulnerabilities In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, CryEngine 3
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @10:05AM Support Forums Reveal SCADA Infections
Saturday November 10, 2012 @02:40AM Windows 8 Defeats 85% of Malware Detected In the Past 6 Months
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @03:02PM Google Security Engineer Issues Sophos Warning
Monday November 05, 2012 @04:37AM Android Malware Soars 1000% in Last Three Months
Saturday November 03, 2012 @04:42PM Microsoft Escapes Kaspersky's Top 10 Vulnerabilities List
Saturday November 03, 2012 @02:46PM Ask Slashdot: How To Deal With a DDoS Attack?
Monday October 22, 2012 @10:56AM Ask Slashdot: How Can I Protect My Android Devices From Hackers?
Sunday October 21, 2012 @02:29AM Ask Slashdot: Securing a Windows Laptop, For the Windows Newbie?
Saturday October 20, 2012 @09:34AM Trade Show Video Features Iranian Tech, Talk of Stuxnet Retaliation
Friday October 19, 2012 @07:44PM Real-Time Cyber-Attack Map
Friday October 19, 2012 @07:21PM Real-Time Cyber-Attack Map
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @01:29PM Hackers' 'Zero-Day' Exploits Stay Secret For Ten Months On Average
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @10:54AM FBI Issues Android Virus Warning
Monday October 15, 2012 @01:11PM Precision Espionage MiniFlame Malware Tied To Flame
Monday October 15, 2012 @10:38AM Precision Espionage miniFlame Malware Tied to Flame, Gauss
Saturday October 13, 2012 @04:54AM Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta warns of a possibile "cyber-Pearl Harbor"
Saturday October 06, 2012 @05:53AM Wanted: Hackers For Large-Scale Attacks On American Banks
Sunday September 30, 2012 @09:21AM PlaceRaider Builds a Model of Your World With Smartphone Photos
Saturday September 29, 2012 @10:26PM New Smartphone Malware Designed to Steal Your Life
Friday September 28, 2012 @07:17AM Adobe Revoking Code Signing Certificate Used To Sign Malware
Thursday September 27, 2012 @05:36PM Adobe Revoking Code Signing Certificate Used To Sign Malware
Thursday September 20, 2012 @03:28AM Mikko Hypponen's Malware Odyssey
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @04:10PM Mikko's Malware Odyssey
Thursday September 13, 2012 @02:54PM Microsoft Disrupts Nitol Botnet
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @12:50PM Malware Used in Aramco Attack Likely Work of Amateurs
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @10:40AM Shamoon Malware Likely From Amateur, Not Elite Developers
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:26PM Shamoon Malware Creators Were Amateurs who Made 'Silly Mistakes'
Monday September 10, 2012 @12:49AM Majority of Mobile Malware Now Reliant On Toll Fraud
Sunday September 09, 2012 @10:45PM How Spyware Reaches Oppressive Governments
Friday September 07, 2012 @11:19PM Majority of Mobile Malware Now Reliant on Toll Fraud
Friday September 07, 2012 @11:08AM Cloud Firm MediaFire Flags Malware Samples For DMCA Violation, Bans Researcher
Thursday September 06, 2012 @03:30PM Norton '12 Cybercrime Numbers Lower Than Last Year's — But Just As Bad
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @08:23AM Iran and North Korea Team Up To Fight State-Sponsored Malware
Monday September 03, 2012 @04:01PM Iran, North Korea Team Up To Fight Malware Like Stuxnet, Flame
Monday September 03, 2012 @10:11AM Mystery 'Wiper' malware likely written on Tilded cyber-malware platform
Saturday September 01, 2012 @08:19PM Frankenstein Code Stitches Code Bodies Together To Hide Malware
Friday August 31, 2012 @09:55AM FinSpy Commercial Spyware Abused By Governments
Thursday August 30, 2012 @02:19PM Ask Slashdot: Where To Report Script Kiddies and Other System Attacks?
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @01:17PM A Month After Grum Botnet Takedown, Spam Back To Previous Levels
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:52AM Ask Slashdot: Rescuing a PC That's Been Hit By Scammers?
Monday August 27, 2012 @02:03AM Saudi Aramco Reveals Cyber Attack Hit 30,000 Workstations
Saturday August 25, 2012 @07:59AM Shamoon Malware Linked To Saudi Aramco Attack
Thursday August 23, 2012 @06:11PM Should Developers Be Sued For Security Holes?
Thursday August 23, 2012 @12:51AM Crisis Trojan Makes Its Way Onto Virtual Machines
Sunday August 19, 2012 @04:05PM "SMSZombie" Malware Infects 500,000 Android Users In China
Saturday August 18, 2012 @05:29PM 'SMSZombie' Malware Infects 500,000 Android Users in China
Friday August 17, 2012 @08:01PM Destructive Shamoon Malware Targets Energy Sector
Thursday August 16, 2012 @12:53PM Cyber Attack Knocks Offline Saudi Aramco
Thursday August 16, 2012 @12:22PM World's Largest Oil Company Kills Network After Cyber Attack
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @05:52PM Researchers Seek Help Cracking Gauss Mystery Payload
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @11:58AM Researchers Develop Algorithm To Trace Malware, Epidemics, More
Sunday August 12, 2012 @03:25AM Georgia Tech Launches "Titan" Malware Analysis System
Friday August 10, 2012 @11:39AM Georgia Tech Launches "Titan" Threat Intelligence System

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