Trend Micro's Threat Response Team has uncovered an auto-clicking GhostClicker adware in up to 340 apps in Google Play, to include one mobile app "Aladdin’s Adventure’s World" that was downloaded five million…
Cyber security malware threats.
Security researchers have discovered a backdoor planted in connectivity tools made by NetSarang, to include popular products Xshell, Xmanager, Xftp and Xlpd.
A new banking trojan campaign is using Trickbot to redirect users to a fake website, claiming to be Lloyds Bank that displays the correct URL and has a valid SSL certificate.
The Mamba ransomware has reared its ugly head again. Security researchers have spotted new Mamba infections in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.
Cerber ransomware has evolved again and can now steal from Bitcoin wallets.
Google security researchers have discovered and blocked a new form of spyware called Lipizzan that targets Android devices to spy on communications, such as email and calls, as well as steal information on contacts, record audio/video and monitor the target user's location.
On Friday, May 12, the now infamous WannaCry ransomware burst onto the worldwide scene on its way to infecting over 200,000 systems and 150 countries in just 3 days. NHS hospitals in the UK operations ground to a halt. Petya malware followed suit this week by targeting and ransacking systems in Ukraine, Russia, and Europe before spreading to other countries.
McAfee Labs provided a good update late yesterday on the nature of the Petya ransomware and how it is "spreading like wildfire" around the globe.
The Buckle Inc. released a statement on Friday night that malware was discovered on certain Buckle retail store location point-of-sale (POS) systems.
McAfee Labs warns of a banking malware Pinkslipbot used to infect machines and turn them into HTTPS-based control servers.