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'Valak' gives crooks flexibility in multi-stage malware attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

More than just a “loader” that delivers malicious code, Valak can also be used to siphon off data from enterprise networks.

'Greenbug' hacking group hits three telecom firms in Pakistan

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Telecom firms offer spies a treasure trove of targets, and hackers tied to Tehran have been busy.

'EventBot' comes online amid flurry of regularly updated banking trojans

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It could only be a matter of time before the hackers begin using the malware against banking customers.

Security pros help HHS fix a website flaw that exposed visitors to malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The issue risked exposing people to malware used to steal credit card information and email credentials.

New TrickBot tool targets telecommunications in U.S., Hong Kong

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Researchers tell CyberScoop that the module is being used for espionage: "It's not random."

Hamas-linked hackers exploit current events to spy on rival Palestinian officials, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Enticing emails come with PDF files that contain a new remote access trojan, according to Cybereason.

500,000 victims pummeled in multi-stage BitBucket malware scheme

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The number of malware types deployed is "unprecedented," according to Cybereason.

TrickBot developers have spun up a new backdoor for high-value targets

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

Banking trojan operators are upping their game, researchers say.

Election security drill pits red-team hackers against DHS, FBI and police

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The red team's goal is voter suppression, echoing Russia's reported designs for 2020.

'China Chopper' web shell makes a comeback in Lebanon, other Asian countries

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

Cisco's Talos team has found an old favorite of threat groups.

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