Critical vulnerability found in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine
The vulnerability was found and reported by an organization under GCHQ.
'Grey's Anatomy' attempts to bring ransomware attacks to a public audience
In the winter finale of the popular television show "Grey's Anatomy," there was an unexpected guest star: ransomware.
Kaspersky: NSA worker's computer was packed with malware
"It is possible that the [NSA] user could have leaked information to many hands," Kaspersky's investigation concluded.
Russian hackers used NYC terror attack news to lure targets into loading malware
Security researchers recently discovered a notable spear phishing email campaign that used a peculiar, albeit increasingly popular, intrusion technique hidden inside a message concerning a terrorism attack in New York City.
Previously unknown cyber-espionage group has successfully hacked in South America since 2015
"The tools they use are sophisticated," an analyst at Symantec says.
Don't fear the Reaper: Botnet 'easy to stop,' says security researcher
The new internet of things botnet, variously known as Reaper, IoT_Reaper or IoTroop, should be easy to stop if it ever attacks, because it uses fixed, hardcoded domain and internet addresses for its command and control, or C2, servers — meaning they can easily be cut off by service providers.