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‘The Moon’ Malware Found To Be Infecting Linksys Routers

‘The Moon’ Malware Found To Be Infecting Linksys Routers

Wireless routers have become a fairly common accessory for users at home and at office both. But if you have a Linksys router at either of the two places, you may be in trouble. A malware is currently targeting specific Linksys models.

By On February 19, 2014 Respond
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Protect Your Android Device With An Effective Firewall

Protect Your Android Device With An Effective Firewall

Google’s Android platform is a favorite among the authors of malicious apps and malware. Being open source, it’s just an easy target. If you use Android, the best thing to do is install a good enough firewall to ward off these security threats.

By On February 14, 2014 Respond
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24-Year-Old Russian Author Of Notorious Banking Malware ‘SpyEye’ Pleads Guilty

24-Year-Old Russian Author Of Notorious Banking Malware ‘SpyEye’ Pleads Guilty

SpyEye malware kit has long been deemed as a huge threat for the banking industry. The kit enables hackers to infiltrate banking systems with ease and make away with money. The creator of the malware, Aleksander Panin, has now been arrested and has pleaded guilty.

By On January 30, 2014 1 Response
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A Russian Teenager May Have Caused The Huge Recent Target Data Leak

A Russian Teenager May Have Caused The Huge Recent Target Data Leak

Target was at the receiving end of significant customer backlash and criticism recently when hackers were able to steal 40 million customer credit card numbers. The hack, a fresh report says, may have been a result of a Russian teenager’s malware.

By On January 19, 2014 Respond
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Hackers Launched 11.7 Million Malware Attacks On PC Gamers In 2013

Hackers Launched 11.7 Million Malware Attacks On PC Gamers In 2013

Kaspersky Labs, in a recent report, has revealed that 2013 has been a particularly troublesome year for PC gamers. A total of 11.7 million attacks were launched by hackers, targeting PC gamers by using malware.

By On January 13, 2014 Respond
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Malware Targets Users Visiting Yahoo.com, Security Firm Reveals

Malware Targets Users Visiting Yahoo.com, Security Firm Reveals

In the past, Yahoo has been criticized often for its numerous security breaches. The company is yet again in difficult waters, with security experts citing that a malware is being used to target any Yahoo.com visitors.

By On January 5, 2014 Respond
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Hackers Get Cash Out Of ATMs Using Infected USBs

Hackers Get Cash Out Of ATMs Using Infected USBs

ATM machines may look fairly secure pieces of hardware but if they are running Windows XP and have a public USB port, they are no good. Researchers have now revealed how hackers used malware-laden USBs to hack into such ATMs to withdraw cash.

By On January 4, 2014 Respond
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Chinese Hackers Spyied On European Diplomats During G20 Meetings Using Malware

Chinese Hackers Spyied On European Diplomats During G20 Meetings Using Malware

Chinese hackers have earned a notorious reputation over the years, hacking into the machines of countless organizations. Now, a report from FireEye reveals that hackers based in China were able to access the computers of European diplomats during G20 meetings.

By On December 15, 2013 Respond
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New Android Malware Can Bug Your Handsets, Dial Premium Numbers

New Android Malware Can Bug Your Handsets, Dial Premium Numbers

With each passing day, malware directed towards Android users grows more and more sophisticated. Fresh discoveries have uncovered such malware which can bug your handset and even dial premium numbers from it.

By On December 11, 2013 Respond
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WhatsApp Conversations Stolen By Malicious Android Gaming App

WhatsApp Conversations Stolen By Malicious Android Gaming App

Google has recently identified an Android gaming app on its Play store which is potentially malicious and steals the users’ WhatsApp conversations. The app has been removed from the Play store.

By On December 9, 2013 Respond
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FBI Can Turn On Laptop Cameras Without The Indicator Lights

FBI Can Turn On Laptop Cameras Without The Indicator Lights

Some of our worst digital surveillance horrors have turned true. A Washington Post report claims that FBI can remotely turn on laptop’s cameras without the indicator light, a move which is seen as highly intrusive by many.

By On December 8, 2013 Respond
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New Zero-Day Vulnerability In Windows XP Used To Infect PCs With Malware

New Zero-Day Vulnerability In Windows XP Used To Infect PCs With Malware

It has been discovered that a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows XP allows a hacker to gain access to the kernel mode of a PC. The hacker can then install a malware or perform any other malicious activity.

By On November 30, 2013 Respond
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Blackshades Malware Is Still Being Actively Sold And Used, Reveals Symantec

Blackshades Malware Is Still Being Actively Sold And Used, Reveals Symantec

For the last few years, Blackshades has been known as a notorious malware program. The source code of the malware was leaked three years ago but it continues to be sold in underground hacking forums, a Symantec engineer has now revealed.

By On November 26, 2013 Respond
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Cryptolocker Ransomware Spam Campaign Targets 10 Million UK Users

Cryptolocker Ransomware Spam Campaign Targets 10 Million UK Users

Ransomware are a particularly nefarious form of malware. These software lock or encrypt the victim’s files and then demand ransom to resume access to it. UK’s National Crime Agency has now revealed that a mass ransomware spam campaign has been launched to target 10 million UK users with the Cryptolocker malware.

By On November 20, 2013 Respond
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Stuxnet Also Infected A Russian Nuclear Plant’s Internal Network

Stuxnet Also Infected A Russian Nuclear Plant’s Internal Network

Stuxnet is a rather well-known malware that has been used for advanced cyber espionage by certain governments. In the past, it was found out that Iran was targeted using the malware. Now, security giant Kaspersky giant has revealed that a Russian nuclear plant’s internal network was also infected by Stuxnet.

By On November 11, 2013 Respond
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