malware

Int’l Police Target Botnets In ‘Operation Endgame’

Police in Europe, US target multiple botnets in biggest-ever coordinated cyber action to disrupt 'dropper' infrastructure

1 week ago

FBI Leads Takedown Of Qakbot Malware Infecting 700,000 Computers

International takedown. US, UK and European law enforcement takes down infrastructure of the Qakbot malware

10 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning

Often machine learning models don’t have all the information they need to deliver effective insights. In the security space in…

1 year ago

Spyware Used Across 10 Countries, Says Citizen Lab, Microsoft

Journalists, opposition figures and advocacy groups across at least 10 countries hacked by Israeli spyware, research alleges

1 year ago

UK Sanctions Seven Russian Ransomware Cyber Criminals

Seven Russian nationals sanctioned by the UK and United States, in the first wave of co-ordinated action against ransomware attacks

1 year ago

Tech Trends in 2023

As the new year fast approaches, what tech trends should your business pay close attention to? How will the tech…

1 year ago

Ransomware Remains Top Cyber Threat To Businesses, Deep Instinct Finds

Cyber risks. New threat report from Deep Instinct identifies gang changes, new tactics, and new victims during 2022

2 years ago

NCSC Warns Of Threats Posed By Malicious Apps

Millions of people install apps to manage smart devices, but UK's NCSC warns of risk posed by fraudulent apps containing…

2 years ago

Ukraine, ESET Foil Cyberattack On Energy Grid

Russian cyber offensive? Ukraine government and ESET confirm Russian GRU attempted to hack Ukraine's energy grid last week

2 years ago

Botnet Controlled By Russia’s GRU Disrupted By US, UK

Botnet controlled by Russian military intelligence disrupted by the United States, which removed GRU control of thousands of infected devices

2 years ago

Ukraine Hit By Data Wiping Malware, Amid Russian Invasion

As Russian forces launch a military assault and bomb key targets in Ukraine, data wiper malware hits the beleaguered country

2 years ago

BT Eagle-i Seeks To Predict, Prevent Cyberattacks

Proactive security approach. New security platform from BT Security, dubbed 'Eagle-i', seeks to predict and prevent cyberattacks

3 years ago

Insider Leaks Data From Conti Ransomware Group

Disgruntled affiliate from Conti gang's ransomware service leaks valuable technical details and instruction manuals, amidst battle against malware groups

3 years ago

Apple Executive Admits Mac Malware Problem

Software boss Craig Federighi admits Apple Mac computers have an unacceptable amount of malware, unlike the iPhone platform

3 years ago

Malware From Google Play Store Infects 700,000 Users

Etinu malware bypasses Google's security protections, infects 700,000 Android users to make unauthorised purchases before being removed

3 years ago

One In Six Android Phones In Developing Markets Infected

Mobile specialist Upstream warns large percentage of Android phones in developing markets infected with malware, due to a number of…

3 years ago

Sectigo Warns 40 Percent Of SMBs Are Attacked Monthly

Survey finds that 50 percent of SMBs have suffered a website breach at some point, with 20 percent admitting being…

3 years ago

30,000 Apple Macs Infected With ‘Silver Sparrow’ Malware

Red Canary security researchers warn up to 30,000 Apple Mac computers are infected with 'Silver Sparrow' malware, that has no…

3 years ago

Malware Now Targets Apple’s M1 Processors

Apple security warning. Researcher discovers malware is now being rewritten to target Apple's inhouse designed M1 processors

3 years ago

Popular Barcode Scanner App Transforms Into Adware

Malwarebytes issues warning, after update to a popular barcode scanning app on Google Play, transforms it into adware pusher

3 years ago

Emotet Botnet Offline After Global Takedown By Police

Good news. One of the world's most dangerous botnets, Emotet, has been taken down in a co-ordinated police operation around…

3 years ago

Some Laptops For Vulnerable Children Contain Malware – Report

A small number of laptops handed out by the Department for Education to vulnerable children, reportedly contain malware linked to…

3 years ago

Hackney Council Confirms Hack Still Causing ‘Significant Disruption’

London Hackney council confirms that a 'serious cyberattack' in October is still causing 'significant disruption' to services

4 years ago

Japanese Nuclear Regulator Suffers Cyber Attack – Report

Nuclear agency in Japan (the Nuclear Regulation Authority) reportedly suffers a cyber attack and switched off its email systems

4 years ago

NCSC Report Reveals Scale Of Coronavirus Cyber Threats

British online defender outlines what cyber threats it has encountered over past year, with Covid-19 featuring prominently

4 years ago

US DoJ Charges Six Russian GRU Officers For Cyberattacks

Hackers also targeted this year's delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo says UK, as the US DoJ charges six Russian military…

4 years ago

Microsoft Takes Down Trickbot Hacking Operation

Another takedown from Microsoft sees it disrupt key Trickbot servers, which it said could have indirectly impact US election infrastructure

4 years ago

‘Taurus’ Malicious Ad Campaign Puts Data At Risk

Drive-by hacking tools plant Taurus data-stealing malware on vulnerable systems, as pandemic raises risk of corporate data being stolen from…

4 years ago

Musk Confirms ‘Serious Attack’ On Tesla By Russian Hackers

You couldn't make it up. Russian hacker arrested for offering Tesla worker $1 million to install specifically-designed malware onto car…

4 years ago

Microsoft Project Freta Looks To Eradicate Undetected Malware

Demonstration technology carries out offline sweeps of Linux virtual machine snapshots at large scale to help organisations root out in-memory…

4 years ago