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The endless hunt: Looking for patterns in malware data

by Shaun Waterman • 3 days ago

A Comodo dataset is allowing researchers to examine more than 97 million malware incidents — and experts tell CyberScoop it's "just scratching the surface."

Hidden Mac malware designed to spy on 'everyday people'

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

The unique malware, which allows for a hacker to remotely spy on a targeted computer and install additional malicious software, looks to be run by a single attacker.

Justice Department announces shutdown of AlphaBay, Hansa dark markets

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the shutdown of AlphaBay and Hansa in a Thursday press conference.

Despite its hacking prowess, Russia appears to have very messy networks

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

New data from security vendor Comodo shows that Russia's computer networks are among the most malware-ridden in the world.

Scammers make millions in two months with dated Android exploits

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

The malware, called CopyCat, infected 14 million Android devices, rooted 8 million phones and had 3.8 million devices serve ads, according to the Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point.

Global ransomware attack was meant to be destructive, not collect money

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

Petya effectively demolishes a key function of the victim computer's boot process even before a victim has the chance to read any ransom demands.

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