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The Dyre developers that were not arrested by Russian authorities are apparently working on a new banking Trojan dubbed TrickBot [Read More]
Hackers have been using web-based form-grabbers to steal payment card data from ecommerce sites. Over 100 victims identified [Read More]
OS X malware can silently record audio and video from infected Macs by piggybacking on sessions initiated by legitimate applications such as FaceTime and Skype [Read More]
Hacker releases source code of Mirai, the IoT malware used to launch massive DDoS attacks against Brian Krebs, OVH and others [Read More]
Cybercriminals using Tofsee malware have recently switched the distribution method from exploit kits to spam emails [Read More]
Cisco researchers crack DGA used by GozNym banking Trojan and start sinkholing botnets. 23,000 infections observed in first 24 hours [Read More]
A Windows Trojan named DualToy uses USB connections to load risky and malicious apps onto Android and iOS devices [Read More]
A malware that uses infected computers to mine Monero cryptocurrency leverages NAS devices for distribution [Read More]
Seculert has conducted an extensive analysis of the Ursnif banking Trojan and discovered flaws and poor coding practices [Read More]
The developers of the RIG exploit kit appear to be testing new infection methods and C&C URL patterns [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!