A newly observed Linux backdoor Trojan can perform its nefarious activities without root access, by using the privileges of the current user, Doctor Web security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
US prosecutors are expected to file espionage charges against Harold Martin III who served as a private contractor for the National Security Agency. He is suspected of stealing an "astonishing quantity" of classified information. [Read More]
The Sarvdap spambot has been checking the IP addresses of infected hosts against common blacklists, in an attempt to ensure that its spam email is successfully delivered, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say. [Read More]
Researchers believes the APT group variously known as Sofacy, APT28, Sednit, Fancy Bear and Tsar Team are behind attacks using an embedded OLE Word document containing embedded Flash exploits. [Read More]
Ecuador said Tuesday it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at its London embassy, due to leaks by the anti-secrecy website that could impact the US election. [Read More]
While exploit kits are certainly contributing to the steady rise in the number of cyberattacks, in the end, the methods they use to infect endpoints and networks can be stopped provided the proper steps are taken.