Amidst a major rise in zero-day malware attacks in Q4 2017, researchers have observed how hackers are increasingly using Microsoft Office documents as carriers to deliver malicious payloads in enterprise systems.
Researchers at Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group have identified a new malware family, dubbed GoScanSSH, that compromises SSH servers. Well, those not attached to government, law enforcement or military domains anyway. Note: SC Media UK will not be publishing during UK Easter holidays, resuming 2nd April 2018.
Bitcoin stealing malware that swaps user accounts with that of the attacker was hosted on Download.com servers for nearly a year.
The U.K. government publicly accused Russia of carrying out the June 2017 NotPetya ransomware attacks in June 2017 as part of a deliberate attack on the Ukraine state.
The potential for cyberattacks being launched against those attending the games, and even those watching from afar, is so strong that U.S. CERT has issued cybersecuirty guidelines for visitors.
A malvertising campaign was observed exploiting Google's DoubleClick network to deliver silent cryptominers on high-traffic sites.
Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Sunday told customers it would be repaying about 90 percent of the $534 million worth of NEM coin stolen.
A Vietnamese adware dubbed "GhostTeam" was found hiding in 53 Google Play apps disguised as utility apps, device performance boosting apps, and social media downloaders.
Attackers have made off with up to $400,000 (£290,000) in cryptocurrency after an ingenious attack on Stellar Lumen (XLM) wallet, BlackWallet.
The organization is chaired by IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty, Rep. Will Hurd, and former White House Homeland Security Advisor Lisa O. Monaco.
The Necurs botnet continued to launch massive global ransomware attacks through the Holiday Season with researchers stopping as many as 47 million emails per day.
A tech CEO noticed the free Wi-Fi at his local Starbucks didn't exactly come without a price after discovering the network was to mining cryptocurrency.
The City of Spring Hill, Tenn. is still suffering from the effects of a ransomware attack that struck the municipality in early November when government officials refused to pay the $250,000 ransom demanded by the cybercriminals.
The Dark Overlord cybergang has at least temporarily moved away from attacking school districts and has turned back to threatening to release celebrity private information by hacking a London, UK plastic surgery firm.
Reps. Tom Graves, R-Ga., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., today introduced the Active Cyber Defense Bill which if passed would give individuals and companies hit with a cyberattack the legal authority to hack back against their assailant.
Newly published research suggests that while there has been a marked increase in spending to mitigate against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, organisations are still falling victim.
CBS's Showtime is the latest site to silently mine cryptocurrencies off of the systems of unsuspecting users in the latest trend of cryptocurrency miner infections.
GSM-based credit card skimmers capable of sending credit card data via text messages were at three New York gas stations.
Malwarebytes researchers have developed decryptors for unlocking all legitimate older versions of Petya ransomware.
With warnings about stress testing response mechanisms, the Prudential Regulation Authority is putting the insurance industry on notice as to what it expects from the cyber risk market.
Android 7.1 Nougat contains a secret panic mode designed to be triggered in the event that malware locks a user's screen.
A new report from EfficientIP reveals a lack of awareness as to the variety of DNS attacks, a failure to adapt security solutions to protect DNS and poor responses to vulnerability notifications among businesses worldwide.
Both Edward Snowden and the Shadowbrokers have used the NotPetya attacks, to provide their unique perspective on the situation.
Researchers last week spotted a new variant of the Koler ransomware targeting U.S. users with fake Pornhub apps in its latest campaign.
After recently wreaking havoc on a Japanese Honda plant, WannaCry made its way across the ocean to Australian traffic cameras.
SC spoke to Adam Meyers, VP of intelligence at Crowdstrike at this year's InfoSec Europe 2017 about attribution and why it could be useful even for smaller businesses.
Hackers launched an attack against Union Bank of India that was very similar to the attack Bangladesh bank heist that resulted in the theft of $81 million.