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Ransomware hackers turn to virtual machine software to boost extortion schemes

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Two Eastern European criminal groups began targeting hypervisors in 2020, according to CrowdStrike.

Who is World Wired Labs and why are they selling an Android trojan?

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

BlackBerry Cylance researchers think they've found a possible shell company for Chinese hackers known as the Winnti group.

Marc-Etienne Léveillé on Linux malware

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Marc-Etienne Léveillé, senior malware researcher for ESET, talks with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about all the different Linux malware he sees being used.

How an NSA researcher plans to allow everyone to guard against firmware attacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The work is the culmination of seven years worth of research into the security of firmware.

'Thunderclap' collection of hardware vulnerabilities affects Mac, Windows, Linux systems

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

Many modern computers are vulnerable to a number of security flaws that could exploit a machine’s Thunderbolt connection to its network cards, keyboard, computer charger or other peripheral devices.

$45,000 bounty offered for Linux zero days

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

The $15,000 price bump is likely a result of higher demand.