Darkleech is an Apache module on the dark web that distributes malware. This tool, which appeared in 2012, was first used to infect many Apache servers and later sites running Microsoft IIS. The campaign infecting IIS sites was named pseudo-Darkleech because it resembles the Apache infector module. Show More Summary
Companies based in Brazil have the worst cyber security ratings of any major economy in the world, a new study has claimed. According to researchers, Brazilian companies are far more susceptible to malware infections, and nearly half...Show More Summary
Every tech company with an app store likes to believe its mobile headquarters is safe from foreign invaders, but that’s not the case. Too often, the most reputable app stores contain malware (Google Play) or apps that violate the company’s own approval policies. Show More Summary
Malwarebytes tackles Mac malware, Reddit sidelines Imgur, Periscope saves your streams by default, SoundCloud Go gets cheaper for pro users, and how video games help siblings bond. Mac Malware Means Business Contrary to popular belief,...Show More Summary
Malware cached in ads on sites such as CBS.com, DailyMotion.com and MLB.com can be evaded by patching Adobe's Flash Player plugin.
When it comes to ways that hackers and malware distributors gain access to your computer, there are some things that get talked about a lot: social engineering, SQL injection, DDoS attacks, and so on. But one attack that doesn’t get talked about as much that’s just as nefarious as the others is clickjacking. Show More Summary
Malware is the bane of the Internet. Seriously, few things on the web are as dangerous as contracting malware, and few things are as time-consuming as the process of malware removal. Avoid at all cost. But here’s the thing about malware: It’s not enough to install a top-notch security suite. Show More Summary
A new collaborative software project maps cases of state-sponsored malware campaigns targeting civil society victims. The post This Map Tracks Where Governments Hack Activists and Reporters appeared first on WIRED.
A judge has thrown out evidence obtained by the FBI, because the agency refused to provide the malware code to the defense.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update requires more RAM, WhatsApp Gold is nothing but malware, the Google Nexus Player is no more, Google Maps adds more ads, and the Clueless Gamer plays Overwatch. Microsoft Ups Windows 10 Minimum Specs #Windows10...Show More Summary
BullGuard Antivirus is fairly easy to use and offers lots of customization options, but its malware protection is only so-so.
For months now, Microsoft has done everything in its power to shove Windows 10 down your throat. The free update is mandatory at this point, and we’ve heard from many Windows users who discovered their computers updated to the newest version automatically, without their knowledge or explicit permission. Show More Summary
Computer users who run an older version of Windows -- one that is still supported by Microsoft -- are spending time and effort these days fighting off the Get Windows 10 program that Microsoft pushes on these systems regularly using system updates. Show More Summary
The continuing rise in corporate data breaches is leadi […]
It’s something that no blogger ever wants to see: A message from a reader, telling you that something is wrong with your site. Hackers can do any number of things to your blog if they gain access to it, from installing malware to completely...Show More Summary
The popularity of Android devices and applications makes it a target for malware and other threats. This post is the first in a short series on Android application security. Similar to its use for web applications, penetration (“pen”) testing is a part of developing mobile applications. Show More Summary
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been sneaking surreptitious code onto computers for years as part of its inquiries. This software is often referred to as "malware," a portmanteau of "malicious" and "software," because targets don't know that they've downloaded the programs or that some part of their digital lives is being monitored. Show More Summary
It wasn't supposed to go this way. The same tactics that are causing the FBI problems now -- running a child porn website, using local warrants to deploy its spyware to thousands of computers around the US (and the world!) -- slipped by almost unnoticed in 2012. Show More Summary
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A pdf version of this document created using latex can be downloaded by clicking here. Abstract Polymorphic malware detection is challenging due to the continual mutations miscreants introduce to successive instances of a particular virus. Such changes are akin to mutations in biological sequences.