Hackers are at it once again, this time targeting Google Chrome users to install a fake "missing font" and then infect them with malware.
The number of cyberattacks targeting financial institutions and their customers soared to new heights in 2016, according to Kaspersky Lab, which observed nearly 1.09 million banking trojan attacks on users in 2016.
Android users who recently downloaded the Good Weather app received quite a bit more than just a weather forecast: primarily having their mobile banking app compromised.
A sophisticated cyber espionage operation focused primarily within Ukraine reportedly uses malware that leverages Dropbox to exfiltrate stolen data, including conversations recorded by infected computers' audio microphones.
Macs are officially no longer immune to XAgent, a backdoor malware linked to the Russian threat group APT 28, as researchers have now discovered a version targeting machines running on OS X.
Heimdal Security researchers spotted a new spam campaign carrying the TeamSpy data-stealing malware.
Malware samples recovered from watering hole attacks recently targeting banks across the globe contain false flags that fraudulently suggest Russian actors are behind the campaign, even though the most likely culprit is the Lazarus Group.
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The company's report says ransomware attacks increased from 5.5 percent, to 10.5 percent of all recognised malware attacks from July to December 2016.
Researchers are closer to uncovering the miscreant behind a deadly cyberattack that affected thousands of computers used by government and civil organizations in the Gulf states.
Users who install the malware might find their mobile devices held to ransom or bank accounts emptied.
A recent study found computers in Tampa, Orlando and St. Louis are more than five times as likely to be infected with malware as the national average.
Researchers have identified what they believe is the first in-the-wild instance of hackers using malicious macros in Word documents to execute malware on Mac computers, instead of Windows-based machines.
A newly discovered smishing campaign is faking texts from the Czech Republic's postal service, hoping to trick recipients into downloading a malicious app containing a trojan horse designed to steal credit card information.
Malwarebytes researchers warn users to be on the lookout for a large family of Spigot browser hijackers.
Triada, a modular backdoor for Android, the top of the "most wanted mobile malware".
One or more unidentified hacker groups are leveraging free and commonly available pen testing tools to attack enterprises in the finance, government and telecom sectors with "fileless" malware that resides only in a machine's RAM, making it extremely difficult to detect and analyze.
A piece of malware, believed to have originated in Iran, was detected on the Apple computers of a phony website masquerading as a U.S. aerospace firm, as well as that of a human rights advocate.
An unknown actor whose targets and tactics resemble those of a Russian advanced persistent threat group has been compromising the websites of foreign embassies, ministries and organizations, in an attempt to infect certain site visitors with malware.
A former Carnegie Mellon student received a three-year probation and was ordered to perform 300 hours of community service following his participation in the Darkode cybercriminal marketplace.
A U.S. citizen is suing the Ethiopian government for planting spyware on his personal computer and for illegal wiretapping.
SQL Slammer, a fast-moving worm that generated a wave of distributed denial of service attacks in 2013, mysteriously resumed high levels of activity in late 2016 after more than a decade of dormancy.
A newly discovered derivative of CryptoMix ransomware, dubbed CryptoShield 1.0, is reportedly one of the latest malicious tools to be adopted by the ElTest malware campaign. And while it's name may convey images of protection, it is very much used an an offensive weapon.
Arbor Networks researchers spotted the Flokibot malware family to target Point of Sale Infrastructure in Brazil and other countries.
A recent spate of attempted malware attacks intended to infect government entities in the Middle East with a customized version of the Quasar remote access trojan appears to be linked to the Hamas-linked Gaza Cybergang.
Up to one million Netgear routers could be affected by flaws.
Cybersecurity concerns hit the big time in 2016.
Dr. Web researchers spotted a Linux trojan, dubbed Linux.Proxy.10 that has been used to infect thousands of Linux devices.
The downloader Terdot Zloader and its accompanying Zbot banking trojan payload abuse a legitimate certificate application to spy on users and modify web content via man-in-the-middle attacks against browsers, an in-depth code analysis shows.
A newly identified version of the Android malware "Rootnik" features anti-debugging and anti-hooking capabilities designed to hinder analysts' efforts to reverse engineer it.