Slashdot Items Tagged "malware"

Date / Time Story
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:28AM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @10:13AM Adobe Resurrects Flash Player On Linux
Friday June 10, 2016 @12:01PM Visual Studio 2015 C++ Compiler Secretly Inserts Telemetry Code Into Binaries
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:19AM USB Trojan Hides In Portable Applications, Targets Air-Gapped Systems
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 @01:59AM Dozens of Russian Banks Phished By Crooks Pretending To Be FinCERT
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
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:38PM Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware
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 @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
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"
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
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 @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 @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
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
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
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
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
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:53PM Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones?
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @02:25PM Hackers Exploit Adobe Flash Vulnerability In Yahoo Ads
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:01PM Cleaning Up Botnets Takes Years, May Never Be Completed
Saturday August 01, 2015 @03:23PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Disable Windows 10's Privacy-Invading Features?
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:10AM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Friday July 24, 2015 @10:30PM Using HTML5 To Hide Malware
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:39AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:36AM What Non-Experts Can Learn From Experts About Real Online Security
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @10:59AM Free Tools For Detecting Hacking Team Malware In Your Systems
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:10PM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:36AM Malwarebytes Offers Pirates Its Premium Antimalware Product For Free
Saturday June 27, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:49AM The Next Java Update Could Make Yahoo Your Default Search Provider
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:40PM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:21AM 1 In 3 Data Center Servers Is a Zombie
Friday June 19, 2015 @10:07PM Secunia Drops Public Listing of Vulnerabilities
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @08:44AM The Words That Indicate Malicious Domain URLs
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:54PM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:37PM Exploit Kit Delivers Pharming Attacks Against SOHO Routers
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:22AM Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online
Thursday May 14, 2015 @11:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:47AM Self-Destructing Virus Kills Off PCs
Sunday May 03, 2015 @01:05AM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @10:31AM TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic
Saturday April 25, 2015 @12:24AM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:43PM Google Is Too Slow At Clearing Junkware From the Chrome Extension Store
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:49AM MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:13AM EFF Questions US Government's Software Flaw Disclosure Policy
Saturday March 28, 2015 @01:10AM Github Under JS-Based "Greatfire" DDoS Attack, Allegedly From Chinese Government
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @09:34AM Hack Air-Gapped Computers Using Heat
Sunday March 22, 2015 @05:10AM LightEater Malware Attack Places Millions of Unpatched BIOSes At Risk
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:19AM Persistent BIOS Rootkit Implant To Debut At CanSecWest
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @11:56AM Researchers Find Same RSA Encryption Key Used 28,000 Times
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @09:48AM Ex-NSA Researcher Claims That DLL-Style Attacks Work Just Fine On OS X
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21PM New Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Video Game Files
Thursday March 12, 2015 @03:28PM OpenSSL To Undergo Massive Security Audit
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:37AM New Evidence Strengthens NSA Ties To Equation Group Malware
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Sunday March 08, 2015 @03:47PM Lenovo Still Shipping Laptops With Superfish
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:03AM Blu-Ray Players Hackable Via Malicious Discs
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:26AM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Saturday February 21, 2015 @03:46PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Saturday February 21, 2015 @12:21PM Linux Foundation: Bugs Can Be Made Shallow With Proper Funding
Saturday February 21, 2015 @08:27AM US State Department Can't Get Rid of Email Hackers
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:44AM Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @02:26PM Jamie Oliver's Website Serving Malware
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:30PM New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:13AM How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:02PM 2014: The Year We Learned How Vulnerable Third-Party Code Libraries Are
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @11:53AM Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:04PM North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @12:17PM Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update
Saturday December 20, 2014 @09:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:00AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 11, 2014 @06:33PM Bank Security Software EULA Allows Spying On Users
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:14PM New Destover Malware Signed By Stolen Sony Certificate
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @11:28AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Thursday November 27, 2014 @03:16PM Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking
Friday November 21, 2014 @08:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @01:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows