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Remtasu trojan latest tactic: posing as malicious Facebook app

Remtasu trojan latest tactic: posing as malicious Facebook app

The Windows-based trojan Remtasu has switched tactics, disguising itself as a malicious application for accessing people's Facebook account credentials.

Vulnerabilities allow delivery of malware through web page fonts

Vulnerabilities allow delivery of malware through web page fonts

Vulnerabilities in the Graphite font processing library affects Firefox, OpenOffice, Thunderbird, Pale Moon, WorldPad and many Linux distributions.

Malware museum features a virtual rogues gallery of nefarious coding

Malware museum features a virtual rogues gallery of nefarious coding

The non-profit Internet Archive library today unveiled a virtual Malware Museum, which offers a look back at some of the hacking community's earliest attempts to infect computers.

Brazilian companies being targeted by malicious spam campaign

Brazilian companies being targeted by malicious spam campaign

Symantec has discovered a spam campaign targeting Portuguese-language computers specifically focusing on companies based in Brazil with the goal of stealing email accounts in order to access sensitive corporate information.

Researcher finds critical bugs affecting Netgear NMS300 ProSafe

Researcher finds critical bugs affecting Netgear NMS300 ProSafe

A vulnerability affecting Netgear's NMS300 ProSafe network management system allows attackers to access the directory of servers the system runs on and upload malware.

OPM acting director questioned after subpoena from Oversight Committee

OPM acting director questioned after subpoena from Oversight Committee

OPM acting director Beth Cobert questioned about strained relationship with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, after receiving subpoena.

Hackers attack 20M accounts of Alibaba e-commerce unit

Hackers attack 20M accounts of Alibaba e-commerce unit

A group of hackers tried to access active accounts belonging to more than 20 million users of Taobao, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s e-commerce unit.

WeatherWizard app delivers tech support scam, not a forecast

WeatherWizard app delivers tech support scam, not a forecast

Malwarebytes has discovered that amateur meteorologists get more than a weather forecast when they download the deceptive WeatherWizard app.

Thunderstrike 2 creators join their one-time target Apple

Thunderstrike 2 creators join their one-time target Apple

Apple has brought on board two security researchers who previously worked to develop the infamous Thunderstrike 2 worm.

UN panel: Assange in "arbitrary detention" in Ecuador's embassy

UN panel: Assange in "arbitrary detention" in Ecuador's embassy

A United Nations panel declared that the past three-and-a-half years that Julian Assange spent in Ecuador's embassy in the U.K. were effectively an "arbitrary detention", as the WikiLeaks founder fights extradition to Sweden.

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