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Wikileaks releases FinFisher 'weaponized malware' customer list

The whistleblower website Wikileaks on Monday released portions of the FinFisher surveillance suite, along with a customer list which includes police in Australia and the Netherlands as well as security and intelligence agencies in 15 nations.

Top spyware company hacked, government client list released

An estimated 40G of files from one of the world's top surveillance & monitoring technology manufacturers was posted on the Internet after being hacked earlier this week.

Op-Ed: Are online ads safe? Senate committee grills Yahoo, Google

Washington - The risk of malware contained in online ads (malvertising) affects everyone, including Google and Yahoo. Consumer online safety is now an official issue. A Senate sub-committee took the two Internet giants to task, and got some interesting answers.

Executives watching porn are the leading root of malware problems

Employees may get the brunt of the blame for security breaches at the companies for which they work, but a new study reveals that execs are doing a good amount of damage too.

Op-Ed: Should Phishing be a capital offence?

If you think that title sounds frivolous, think again. Unlike many crimes including at times murder, phishing has arguably no mitigation.

Op-Ed: United States is primary source of cyber-attacks

Cybercrime is an activity that is now affecting countries all around the world. As countries the world over have moved into an increasingly digital age, criminals have also evolved in line with technological advancements.

How to avoid Zeus virus on Facebook that drains your bank account

The New York Times' Bits Blogs is reporting a 6-year-old virus called Zeus that infects your computer after you have clicked on a malicious link on your Facebook page.

Watch out for these malware scams Special

What should you not do if you receive a suspicious e-mail? Do NOT click a link, any link. Ignore that advice at your own cost. I did.

Scammers exploit Boston Marathon bombings by sending out malware

As past history indicates, after a tragedy occurs, sadly the scammers are not far behind. Shortly after the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, the scammers began to try to exploit it.

Skype malware makes users' PCs slaves to mining Bitcoins

Kaspersky Lab, a Russian security firm, identified a spam message campaign on Skype that spreads malware that has Bitcoin mining capabilities.

Security company finds evidence Stuxnet dates back to 2005

Researchers at Symantec have found an earlier version of the Stuxnet computer worm that dates back to 2005, not 2009 as previously thought.

Android becoming a huge target for mobile malware

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the Android platform. The criminals are becoming more and more efficient with their malware.

Costly 'Bill Shocker' malware targets Android users

Security experts from NQ Mobile’s Security Research Center have discovered a virus targeting Android phones, and it may prove to be one of the most costly viruses ever discovered.

New malware steals credit card data from point-of-sale terminals

A security researcher has uncovered a type of malware being used to directly steal credit card payment information straight from point-of-sale terminals at retailers, hotels and other places of business.

Op-Ed: 2371 Trojan Generics in one hit! Call this Internet security? Special

Sydney - I did an article a while back in which I accused “internet security” of being utterly useless. I now have some proof. I got 2371 Trojan generics in one hit, 27 in the next, 37 the next time, 51 after that, and 16 the fourth time.

How an imaginary racist might steal your password

A man walked up to President Barack Obama and called him the “n-word” Wednesday afternoon, only to be punched in the face by the commander-in-chief.

Shamoon virus attacks Saudi oil company

A new computer virus has attacked Saudi Arabia's national oil company. Experts warn that the virus could be targeted at a number of energy companies.

Why the DNS Changer malware might disconnect thousands from Net

A malware program called "DNS Changer" will be set free from the FBI's safety net and can possibly shut off Internet service to almost half a million users worldwide. The Bureau and other companies have offered their help on fixing the bug.

FBI Counterintelligence releases Social Networking Risks Report

New FBI report details high risk methods of social networking deception used by so called hackers to gain personal information for the purpose of defrauding the unsuspecting user.

Flame virus discovered, described as new 'super cyber-weapon'

An anti-virus company has announced the discovery of a 'highly sophisticated' malicious program. Dubbed "Flame Virus" in the media, this malware is described as very complex and designed to carry out cyber espionage.

Google alerts infected users of potential Internet shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of Internet users could soon lose access to the Web, according to a warning being issued by search giant Google.

Wikipedia warns users some ads may be infected with malware

Wikipedia has warned this week that users seeing advertisements on any of its pages may be infected with malware. The website emphasizes the company is a non-profit one, supported only by donations.

FBI warns of malware infections when connecting from hotel rooms

This week, the FBI has issued a warning to those who travel abroad and connect to the Internet from hotel rooms. U.S. authorities have found travelers' laptops are getting infected when they are accessing the Web from a hotel connection.

Report says religious sites are riskier than porn for malware

Over time porn websites gained the notorious reputation for infecting computers with viruses. According to a new report, these are not the most common sites where nasty bugs can infiltrate a computer.

Op-Ed: Nissan recently hacked, corporate hacking a growing issue

Nissan Motor Company fell victim to a hack incident close to two weeks ago, but waited about a week to go public with the information.

Op-Ed: Anti-virus software ‘losing’ against malware — or is it?

Sydney - The theory is now that malware is being produced at such a rate that antivirus software simply can’t keep up. The numbers look nice, but the actual story doesn’t look anything like so straightforward.

Facebook video scam claims U.S. attack on Iran and Saudi Arabia

A new scam is making the rounds on Facebook, reports one security company. Not unlike previous scams, this one uses the lure of an attention grabbing "breaking news" story in order to try and snare victims.

Ramnit worm infects Facebook, steals login credentials

Security experts recently discovered a worm has been circulating through Facebook. During examination, the researchers discovered the login credentials of over 45,000 Facebook users had been compromised.

Newest Amazon phishing scam emerges, holiday shoppers beware

As holiday shopping continues in full swing, scammers have kicked it up a notch and are phishing for information from Amazon.com customers.

Mobile malware continues to rise, Android sees most infections

A recent survey has concluded that mobile malware continues to rise at an accelerated rate. The smartphone operating system (OS) seeing the most malware action? Google's Android.
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