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Trend Micro analyzes new campaign that appears to be linked to MuddyWater espionage [Read More]
New Android banking Trojan named MysteryBot, which researchers linked to LokiBot, leverages some interesting techniques for phishing and logging keystrokes [Read More]
China-linked cyber espionage group known as LuckyMouse, Emissary Panda and APT27 targets national data center in Central Asia, likely in an effort to conduct watering hole attacks on government sites [Read More]
Cryptocurrency miner malware PyRoMineIoT uses NSA-linked exploit to spread and leverages infected machines to scan for vulnerable IoT devices [Read More]
The popularity of cryptocurrency mining malware has been skyrocketing over the past year, and the segment appears to have been highly lucrative for cybercriminals [Read More]
ActiveX zero-day vulnerability discovered recently on the website of a South Korean think tank focused on national security has been abused by North Korea’s Lazarus group [Read More]
Non-Russian threat group targets service centers in Russia in multi-stage attacks involving spear phishing and malicious documents [Read More]
Many vendors ship Android devices with the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) feature enabled, exposing them to various attacks [Read More]
The developers of the Triton/Trisis ICS malware reverse engineered a legitimate library to understand the TriStation protocol used by Triconex SIS controllers [Read More]
New RedEye ransomware destroys files instead of encrypting them and holding them for ransom [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!