Researchers at SophosLabs found an uptick in VBA samples in July.
In an interesting twist, financial malware Citadel was used to infect firms outside of the finance sector via APT attacks, Trusteer found.
Yelp will pay $450,000, and TinyCo will pay $300,000 to settle charges that their mobile apps collected information from children under the age of 13.
Google reportedly addressed the issue, but many users likely await the fix from providers or OEMs.
This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.
More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.