Tags security research

'Valak' gives crooks flexibility in multi-stage malware attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

More than just a “loader” that delivers malicious code, Valak can also be used to siphon off data from enterprise networks.

Researchers expose new malware designed to steal data from air-gapped networks

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

ESET is hoping publicizing the malware will shake loose clues in their hunt for the enigmatic hackers.

How two researchers used an app store to demonstrate hacks on a factory

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Federico Maggi hacked a factory to prove a point.

How one security researcher used radio signals to hop an air gap

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

For governments trying to lock down their secrets, it’s another attack scenario to consider.

What fools these mortals be: 'Shakespearean' hackers hit Azerbaijani government and energy sectors

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Hackers are throwing references to Shakespeare in code being used to target the country's wind industry.

Researchers use 3D-printed fingerprints to unlock an iPhone8, laptops

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It just takes $2,000 and a 3-D printer to get started, they say.

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