Malicious software is what makes the Internet a dangerous place to roam unprotected.
These days, new malware scams are a dime a dozen. Phony email links, misleading URLs, fake call centers; if you haven't already stumbled across one yourself, chances are you know someone who has. But what's stopping all this malicious code from running rampant and turning every last corner of the internet into a kill zone? Read more...
Security researcher Stefan Esser (via ArsTechnica) has discovered that an issue reported on Reddit as causing crashes on jailbroken iPhones and iPads is actually a piece of malware designed to capture Apple IDs and passwords from infected devices. This malware appears to have Chinese origin and comes as a library called Unflod.dylib that hooks into all running processes […]
Origin and source of mysterious "unflod" app remain unknown.
Reddit users found a new type of malware called 'Unflod Baby Panda' that infects jailbroken iOS devices and steals Apple IDs.
While most reports detail Android malware efforts from malicious parties looking to take advantage of Android’s popularity in order to steal personal data and money from users, iOS isn’t completely safe from malware. A Reddit user has...Show More Summary
A new malware campaign targetting users of jailbroken iOS devices has been discovered by reddit users. Called “Unflod Baby Panda,” the malware hooks into all running processes of jailbroken devices and tries to steal their Apple ID and corresponding password. … Read more ›
Tango down! Michaels has confirmed the latest in credit card breaches as many as 3 million credit and debit cards were potentially stolen in yet another retail malware attack. Michaels officially reports that the situation has been contained, but for … Continue reading ?
After LaCie announced earlier this week it was the victim of a massive credit card breach that lasted for a year, crafts store Michaels revealed in a press release that hackers may have stolen credit card data for 3 million of its customers, including buyers that shopped at its Aaron Brothers subsidiary. Show More Summary
It says the attacks, which used highly sophisticated malware not seen before, began last year and have been contained
Android users have yet another piece of malware to worry about. PC World points out a technique that is specifically targeting Facebook users who use mobile banking. On computers infected with this trojan, users will see a message when...Show More Summary
The craft store says it has not yet heard many reports of fraud
Security firm FireEye discovered a malicious strain of malware that infected Android devices according to a company blog post. The report neglected to provide the name of the app, but it was able to alter the icons of other applications on the phone or tablet's home screen. Show More Summary
News from Tuesday afternoon includes: LaCie is notifying customers that malware was used to gain access to customer transactions between March 27, 2013, and March 10, 2014. Customers who have shopped through LaCie's site during this time might...
Android users should be aware of a sneaky phishing and malware scheme that FireEye mobile security researchers have uncovered. The researchers have put up a blog post about the issue, which involves a malicious app with normal protection...Show More Summary
Now that you can actually buy things with bitcoins, it’s become a playground for modern malware authors. [Eric] recently lost about 5 BTC because of some malware he installed and decided to do something about it. He came up with BitcoinVigil,...Show More Summary
According to documents newly unsealed by the Justice Department, nine hackers have been charged with conspiring to use malware to collect bank data and steal millions.
But seven of them are still at large.
Microsoft has shipped its final update for Windows XP, which means all the new security holes will not be patched. Nobody knows what will happen next, but malware writers are expected to target the remaining machines. If you are still running Windows XP, it would be a good idea to make it as secure as... Read More