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The information stealer malware known as Fareit and Pony Loader has been delivered using Windows PowerShell [Read More]
Hybrid Trojan GozNym spotted targeting banks in Europe using a new type of redirection attack [Read More]
Malicious actors abused PowerShell and Google Docs to deliver the reconnaissance Trojan known as Laziok [Read More]
State-sponsored threat actors in Asia deliver RATs by injecting the payload directly into memory to avoid detection [Read More]
Researchers discovered Panda Banker, a new banking Trojan that borrows code from the notorious Zeus [Read More]
New variant of the NewPosThings PoS malware exfiltrates payment card data via DNS [Read More]
GozNym — hybrid Trojan created from a combination of Gozi and Nymaim source code used by cybercriminals to target US and Canadian banks [Read More]
Researchers have identified possible links between Rokku and Chimera, and between PowerWare and PoshCoder ransomware. [Read More]
Researchers at Dell SecureWorks and Palo Alto Networks team up to analyze the Ramdo click-fraud malware [Read More]
Cybercriminals tricked Chinese antivirus firm Qihoo 360 into whitelisting their malware by bribing the employees of a gaming company [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!