The FBI has offered large rewards for information that could help them catch a clutch of alleged cyber-criminals.
Microsoft today said that attackers are exploiting a critical and unpatched vulnerability in Office 2007 using malformed documents to hijack Windows PCs, and that Office 2003 and Office 2010 are also vulnerable.
Kaspersky Lab has revealed research results that show an increase in malware in the Middle East.
A malicious software program found in ATMs in Mexico has been improved and translated into English, which suggests it may be used elsewhere, according to security vendor Symantec.
Kaspersky Lab researchers identified Android malware threats that receive commands from attackers through the Google Cloud Messaging service.
FireEye could soon be known on the stock market as FEYE if its plans to go public in a $175 million bid made official with the SEC today come to fruition.
Highly organised Russian groups have transformed mobile hacking into an industrial scale business, a kind of “malware-as-a-service,” complete with marketing affiliates, distributors and customer support.
Researchers at F-Secure have discovered malware targeting OS X, which leverages a technique called right-to-left override (RLO) in order to spoof its malicious nature.
The first tools for injecting legitimate Android apps with open-source software that allows an attacker to control an infected smartphone remotely have been found in the criminal underground.
A new version of a file-infecting malware program that’s being distributed through drive-by download attacks is also capable of stealing FTP (File Transfer Protocol) credentials.
The number of mobile malware apps has jumped 614 percent in the last year, according to studies conducted by McAfee and Juniper Networks.
A persistent, widespread malware campaign that utilises compromised Apache servers is locking users’ computers and demanding a fee of $300 to free their data.
Malware modifies localised versions of social networks, banks and e-commerce sites when accessed from infected computers.
The creation of Android malware is now mature enough for there to be development cycles that mimic those of the legitimate software world, a report from Juniper Networks has concluded.
While important, Google’s new policy of scanning apps for malware before making them available on the official Chrome Web Store falls short of providing maximum protection, one expert says.
The source code for the Carberp banking Trojan program is being offered for sale on the underground market at a very affordable price.
Hackers have found a devious new way to disseminate malware: They’re using peer-to-peer networks.
A new variant of the Citadel financial malware is targeting users of the Payza online payment platform by launching local …
The amount of cyber-criminal activity associated with the Zeus family of financial Trojan programs has increased during the past few …
Bit9 has teamed with FireEye and Palo Alto Networks, which each have sandboxing technologies, in order to share information related to zero-day attack …