Slashdot Items Tagged "malware"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @09:28AM Ad Network Uses Malware Technique to Bypass Ad Blockers
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:50AM Hackers Are Selling Legitimate Code-signing Certificates To Evade Malware Detection
Friday February 16, 2018 @03:14PM A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company's Servers -- Again
Thursday February 15, 2018 @02:04PM Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps On My PC Without Asking
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:49AM Taiwanese Police Give Cyber-security Quiz Winners Infected Devices
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:40AM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Monday December 18, 2017 @09:03AM Microsoft Disables Word DDE Feature to Prevent Further Malware Attacks
Saturday October 28, 2017 @06:03AM NotPetya Outbreak Left Merck Short of HPV Vaccine Gardasil
Thursday October 19, 2017 @02:37PM Canada's 'Super Secret Spy Agency' Is Releasing a Malware-Fighting Tool To the Public
Thursday October 12, 2017 @12:44PM Down the Rabbit Hole With a BLU Phone Infection
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:54PM Warning: Microsoft is using Cortana to read your private Skype conversations
Monday September 18, 2017 @01:54PM Avast's CCleaner Free Windows Application Infected With Malware
Monday September 18, 2017 @06:08AM CCleaner Compromised to Distribute Malware for Almost a Month
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @06:17PM At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency For Hackers So Far This Year
Monday July 24, 2017 @01:19PM Mysterious Mac Malware Has Infected Hundreds of Victims For Years
Friday June 23, 2017 @12:07PM Vault 7: CIA Has Malware for Hacking Air-Gapped Networks via USB Thumb Drives
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:02PM Author of EternalRocks SMB Worm Calls It Quits After Intense Media Coverage
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:25AM Newly Discovered Vulnerability Raises Fears Of Another WannaCry
Friday May 19, 2017 @07:09PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two.
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:43PM Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @06:29AM IBM Admits It Sent Malware-infected USB Sticks To Customers
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:28AM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Thursday January 12, 2017 @07:59AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @10:56AM Programmer Finds Way To Liberate Ransomware Affected Smart TV, Thanks To LG
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @10:24AM Android Ransomware Infects LG Smart TV, Company 'Refuses' To Help
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:20PM More Than 1 Million Android Devices Rooted By Gooligan Malware
Friday November 25, 2016 @07:39AM Android Malware Used To Hack and Steal Tesla Car
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @11:03AM FBI Hacked Over 8,000 Computers In 120 Countries Based on One Warrant
Friday November 11, 2016 @10:31PM Scammers Bite Chrome Users With Forgotten 2014 Bug
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:35PM 'Lurking Malice' Study Finds Malware Hiding In The Cloud
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @11:34AM Most Businesses Haven't Inspected Cloud Services For Malware
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @12:33AM 'StrongPity' Malware Infects Users Through Legitimate WinRAR and TrueCrypt Installers
Sunday October 09, 2016 @04:08PM A Spotify Ad Slipped Malware Onto PCs and Macs
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:29AM Julian Assange: All That Malware On Wikileaks Isn't a Big Deal
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:20AM Spam Hits Its Highest Level Since 2010
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Saturday September 10, 2016 @08:28PM Malware Infects 70% of Seagate Central NAS Drives, Earns $86,400
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @10:13AM Adobe Resurrects Flash Player On Linux
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @11:10AM Transmission Malware On Mac, Strike 2
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Friday August 19, 2016 @12:45PM Malware Infected All Eddie Bauer Stores In US, Canada
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:51PM Linux Trojan Mines for Cryptocurrency Using Misconfigured Redis Servers
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @01:39PM Researchers Crack Open Unusually Advanced Malware that Hid For 5 Years
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @02:07PM Android Nougat Won't Boot If Your Phone's Software Is Corrupt Or Has Malware
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:35PM Stuxnet/Cyberwar Documentary Reviewer: 'The U.S. Has Pwned Iran'
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
Friday June 24, 2016 @10:10AM Malware Can Use Fan Noise To Steal Data From Air-Gapped Systems
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
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:12AM There's a Stuxnet Copycat, and We Have No Idea Where It Came From
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
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
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
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 @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
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
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
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 @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 @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
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 @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
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 @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
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
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