The latest OT/IoT security report from Nozomi Networks Labs finds wiper malware, IoT botnet activity, and the Russia/Ukraine war impacted …
Demand for more “versatile” malware on the rise: study
International demand for multifunctional malware that are flexible enough to perform almost any task are on the rise, according to the latest research by Kaspersky Lab.
Botnets shift focus to credential abuse: report
The State of the Internet/Security Report released by Akamai Technologies that analysed more than 7.3 trillion bot requests per month, found a sharp increase in the threat of credential abuse, with more than 40 percent of login attempts being malicious.
ESET teams up with Microsoft to combat Gamarue botnet
Security researchers at ESET, in collaboration with Microsoft and law enforcement agencies – the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Interpol, …
Significant drop in Necurs botnet mailings
According to Kaspersky Lab’s “Spam and phishing in Q1 2017” report, the world’s largest spam botnet, Necurs, demonstrated a relative …
16 million online accounts probably compromised, German government warns
A list of 16 million email addresses and passwords has fallen into the hands of botnet operators, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) said Tuesday.
Mobile internet subscribers unknowingly pose greatest threat to Middle East telcos
The Middle East and Africa region’s insatiable demand for smarter mobile devices and multimedia content delivered on-the-go is causing telecom operators to battle tremendous growth in mobile traffic on their networks.
Dell SecureWorks: Cryptolocker ransom Trojan infected 250,000 PCs
The feared Cryptolocker ransom Trojan has infected at least a quarter of a million PCs worldwide, a success rate probably generating somewhere in the low millions of dollars in ransom payments, a new analysis by Dell SecureWorks has estimated.
Botnet ‘Pony’ software steals Facebook, Google, ADP payroll processor logins
Two million logins and passwords from services such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have been found on a Netherlands-based server, part of a large botnet using controller software nicknamed “Pony.”
Mobile malware, mainly aimed at Android devices, jumps 614% in a year
The number of mobile malware apps has jumped 614 percent in the last year, according to studies conducted by McAfee and Juniper Networks.