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Trisis has the security world spooked, stumped and searching for answers

by Chris Bing • 17 hours ago

What researchers found has been described to CyberScoop as a tool so dangerous that its mere existence significantly intensifies the global digital arms race.

New hacking campaign targets North Korean defectors in South Korea

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 days ago

"The actors are familiar with South Korea and appear to want to spy on North Korean defectors, and on groups and individuals who help defectors," according to a researcher.

Hackers hide malware, porn ads inside gaming apps on Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 days ago

Infected apps for kids were downloaded over 3 million times to push illegitimate ads, scareware and effectively steal money from victims.

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 days ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

VirusTotal's new graph feature maps malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

The new feature will aid investigations by helping chart relationships across files, URLs, domains and IP addresses.

Malicious adware downloaded over 1.5 million times in Google Play store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"Despite the vast investment Google has recently made in the security of their App Store, ‘LightsOut’ reminds us once again that users need to be wary."

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