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Hide it well or market it well: Two reports show how point-of-sale malware has users in mind

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

A generation of cybercriminals have relied on point-of-sale (PoS) malware to access customer credit information from victims including e-commerce sites, and at credit terminals and gas pumps at brick-and-mortar locations.

How hackers used a PowerPoint file to spy on Tibet’s government-in-exile

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Tibetan diaspora has been targeted in a series of malware campaigns since 2016.

DOJ indictment spotlights China’s civilian intel agency – and its hacker recruits

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

In unsealing charges against 10 Chinese nationals, the Department of Justice showed its focus is on China’s Ministry of State Security.

Talos: Android trojan resembling Play Store installs sophisticated spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.

VPNFilter now has 'even greater capabilities,' research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

VPNFilter, the malware framework that co-opted half a million routers into a botnet earlier this year, has “even greater capabilities” than previously documented, new research shows.

Cisco Talos' Craig Williams on the hunt for bugs and abnormal behavior

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Craig Williams, Talos’s director of outreach, gives his take on high-profile threats and how he approaches the craft of investigating malware campaigns.

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