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Posts Tagged ‘Malware and Virus Protection’

New InvisiMole Malware Turns Your System Into A Video Camera

Another week, another new threat.  This time, in the form of a new strain of malware that researchers are calling InvisiMole.  The new threat was discovered by researchers at ESET, who ...

Attackers Targeting Job Seekers Via Listings And Recruitment

Cyber-criminals around the world are increasingly focusing their attention on job seekers.  According to the security firm Flashpoint, there has been a notable uptick in ploys involving phony job listings that ...

TicketFly Customer Information May Have Been Hacked

Another week, another high-profile data breach, but this one can be filed under "Missed Opportunity."  The site in question is "TicketFly," which is a web-based event ticket sales website owned by ...

Embedded Sound Waves Could Damage Your Computer

It seems like a new attack vector emerges on a weekly basis, and this week is no exception.  The latest threat:  Emails containing specialized audio files whose acoustic vibrations can damage ...

FBI Advises Users To Reboot Their Routers

Cisco's Talos Security Team has identified a new threat, and it's a nasty one impacting more than half a million consumer-grade routers in the US.  According to the Talos Team's report, ...

Vega Stealer Malware Goes After Your Saved Credentials

There's a new security threat to be worried about, and security professionals are warning that it could be very bad indeed.  The new malware is known as the "Vega Stealer," and ...

Your Kids’ Personal Info May Have Been Compromised

An identity threat company called 4iQ has recently published a report called "Identities in the Wild:  The Tsunami of Breached Identities Continues."  Unfortunately, the information in the report contains all bad ...

Hackers Can Use PDF Files To Access Windows Credentials

Security researcher Assaf Baharav from Check Point Security has discovered a new twist on an old, fairly well-known attack.  He was able to essentially "weaponize" PDFs to steal Windows credentials stored ...

New Malware Takes Screenshots and Steals Your Passwords

Recently, a new strain of malware called "SquirtDanger" has been found by researchers at Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, and it's a particularly nasty one for a couple of reasons.  First ...

Major Server Ring Distributing Malware Taken Down

Score one for the good guys.  A researcher from BrilliantIT was recently able to figure out how infected computers would connect to EITest's command and control server, and using that information, ...