New technology to help users combat mobile malware attacks
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. This new malware defense is being presented ...
Malware infecting hard disk firmware remained hidden for 15 years – but who's responsible?
It sometimes seems that whenever security researchers discover some new exploit or malware that allows the monitoring of remote computers, the finger is quickly pointed at the US intelligence agencies.
Iran spokeswoman says it concerned by cybersecurity report
Iran is concerned by a Russian cybersecurity firm's report suggesting a new family of malicious programs and worms is infecting computers there and elsewhere in the world, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world? (Update)
Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other surveillance targets around the world?
Reverse engineer creates Thunderstrike bootkit able to exploit vulnerability in OS X boot ROM
Introducing one of the most sophisticated espionage bugs ever discovered
The computer-security firm Symantec says it may have found some of the most sophisticated malicious software ever made. The cyber-espionage bug, called Regin, has been making attacks for many years without being ...
Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case
A California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide.
Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies
Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.
New malware can infect iPhones via Mac computers (Update)
A newly discovered family of malware has the capacity to infect iPhones via Apple computers, posing a security threat to devices that have been largely resistant to cybercriminals, researchers said.
Microsoft beefs up security protection in Windows 10
Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time
This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer ...
When the ATM runs Windows, how safe is your money?
How safe is Microsoft Windows? After all, the list of malware that has caused major headaches worldwide over the last 15 years is long – viruses, worms and Trojans have forced computers to shut down, knocked South Korea offl ...
Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons (Update)
Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.
Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards (Update)
Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.