News of the Month

New Trojan Targets Vulnerable Microsoft Office® Users

April 10, 2015   Malware News

Opening email attachments just got a bit more risky, especially for Microsoft Office® users working in the energy sector.

Phishing Assists Hackers in Takeover of Microsoft Office® Blogs

February 04, 2014   Malware News

The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is taking credited for taking over the Microsoft Office® Blogs site that temporarily became the host of an article entitled “Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.”

Critical Patch Update Released for Java®

January 15, 2014   Malware News

An Oracle® Critical Patch Update for January 2014 contains fixes for 144 security vulnerabilities on hundreds of Oracle® products, including Java®

Bitcoin℠ Malware Wants Your Currency

December 16, 2013   Malware News

Bitcoin℠ owners should be aware of a possible new malware advertising itself as a Windows® application that will send price alerts to your mobile phone, but reportedly is after your bitcoins℠.

Ransomware Evolving Into Formidable Malware

November 25, 2013   Malware News

Ransomware is on the rise and users need to be aware of this invading and costly culprit. This type of malware infects a computer when users inadvertently download a Trojan from a phishing email or drive-by download.

Stuxnet Infection Continues Spreading, Reports Indicate

November 20, 2013   Malware News

Cyberweapon Stuxnet is an example of how a targeted cyberattack can go out of control, said Information Security Specialist Eugene Kaspersky, referring to the sophisticated computer worm’s foray into other arenas outside its intended target.

BadBIOS Virus: Real or Misinterpreted?

November 13, 2013   Malware News

A mysterious piece of malware is causing much speculation about how it has reportedly taken over a security researcher’s computers.

Adobe® Reports Customer Accounts, Source Code Breached

November 07, 2013   Malware News

More than 38 million Adobe® customer accounts and source code to four Adobe® products may have been compromised by a hacker attack early this fall, reports Adobe® Systems Inc.

Malware Disguised as Grand Theft Auto® V PC

October 29, 2013   Malware News

Thousands of computers may have already been infected by malware disguised as a legitimate-seeming BitTorrent file claiming to be Grand Theft Auto® (GTA) V PC

Suspected Hacking Kit Creator Arrested

October 16, 2013   Malware News

An arrest in Russia may have nailed the creator of the infamous Blackhole and Cool exploit kits.

Smartphones Vulnerable to Taps by NSA

September 18, 2013   Malware News

Speculation is on the rise about the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) tapping into smartphones and retrieving sensitive data.