A London police officer has purchased malware for mobile phones and computers that can intercept calls, emails and more.
Alan Mudd was sentenced to two years in a young offender's institution by a UK court for creating, selling and using Distributed Denial of Service malware.
Investigators from seven Southeast Asian nations collaborated on a joint Interpol operation that identified approximately 8,800 C2 servers in eight countries and nearly 270 compromised websites, including government portals.
Researchers spotted a resurgence in use of the elusive Moker trojan and were able to take a closer look at its functions.
A recently discovered malvertising campaign called Binary Options is redirecting Internet users to a fake trading company webpage, before infecting some of these victims with a banking trojan via the RIG exploit kit.
Palo Alto Networks researchers spotted a previously unknown remote access trojan (RAT) dubbed the Cardinal RAT which uses a unique technique involving malicious Excel macros.
A spyware program disguised as an app that dispenses Android updates was downloaded between 1 and 5 million times before being pulled from Google's official U.S. Play Store, according to researchers at Zscaler.
Another malicious app has finagled its way into the Google play store in the disguise of a seemingly benevolent flashlight app.
A Russian-speaking cybercriminal was discovered last March selling a new ransomware program named Karmen on the dark web, although infections could date back as early as December 2016 in the U.S. and Germany.
Security firm Cylance Tuesday disputed accusations that it used fake malware that only its Protect product could detect to gain more favorable results over competitors during testing.
Researchers at Zscaler reported on a spike in Java-based remote access trojan variants, or jRATs.
Best American Hospitality Corp. reported that 37 Shoney's restaurants it manages and operates were hit with point-of-sale (POS) malware starting in late December and lasting through early March.
IT security company Fortinet has pointed out one of the latest tax scams to befoul the Internet -- this one in the form of a spyware program disguised as an IRS tax return notification.
Sucuri researchers spotted a campaign of attacks defacing websites using an obfuscation technique that made detection difficult.
Malwarebytes researchers spotted an uptick in United States Postal Service (USPS) themed malspam delivering one of three banking trojans.
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.
Following the arrest in Spain of a Russian suspected of being a notorious spam king, U.S. authorities have begun unraveling the operation he's alleged to have controlled, the Kelihos botnet.
The agency can use custom installers tailored to the version of Windows and antivirus software a user is running.
Mac malware increased by a whopping 744 percent in 2016 but it's still not as big of a threat as Windows or even Android malware
The security firm Radware has come across two new forms of Denial of Service (DOS) malware that is attacking and bricking Internet of Things devices for as yet unknown reasons.
The recently uncovered Chrysaor spyware tool has an amazingly complex and stealthy way to record audio that is able to fly under the user's radar.
Large teaching hospitals, or hospitals affiliated with medical schools, are more prone to data breaches according to a recent report.
The French teenage author of a banking trojan received a job offer from the U.S., but his father suspects it's a trap.
Researchers spotted a backdoor trojan that uses torrents as a delivery medium and uses distributed brute force attacks.