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New Zealand's largest telco has clarified the incident that took down its network over the weekend, saying it was a result of insecure modems, not malware as first thought.
"SynoLocker" malware infects through a vulnerability in older versions of their NAS software. The attack demands 0.6 BitCoins (about $350) to decrypt files.
Firefox has blocked known phishing and malware sites for some time. Now it will check reputation on individual files and soon use file signatures.
Malicious RTF files could execute code. Microsoft has released a "Fix it" temporary workaround which disables RTF support in Word.
Cash hungry cybercriminals may have established a European network of Bitcoin miners through Yahoo's ad network.
Malware samples which consist mostly of mobile spyware rocketed to over 120,000 last month within three months. The OS's application signing shows further weakness, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs study.
Country's Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team finds the number of malware increased to more than 162,981 in 2012, with 82.5 percent targeting smartphones on Android operating system.
Although ISPs and network operators have had access to the rough figures of malware infections for some time, the Australian Communications and Media Authority has now begun publishing the statistics for the public.
Malwarebytes has launched a backup service that includes scanning files for malware. It backs up multiple Windows PCs, and Android and Apple iOS devices, with optional encryption to protect your files in the cloud.
Attackers have found a side route to Android users that follow the good practice of only downloading apps from Google’s official store.
SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus release joint integrated platform, which touts the ability to allow users to message, call and send files to other subscribers regardless of network or device.
Apple has updated its XProtect definitions after a new malware variant appeared, targeting Russian social network users. One security expert says the increase in OS X-specific malware is "troubling." However, the increase in Mac malware should not be overblown.
Sophos' antivirus solution began marking its own updates as false-positive malware, which deleted critical files in the system's live protection program.
Security companies have detected a piece of malware that steals files from infected machines, then renders the computers useless by overwriting their master boot record.
Scammers are spamming a new e-mail that claims you were tagged in a photo added on the social network. The e-mail includes a link to a webpage that uses the Blackhole exploit kit to put malware onto your computer, before quietly redirecting you to a Facebook profile as if nothing was amiss.
Initial services will include anti-malware and network optimization offerings, each priced at $1 per user per month.
Dubbed ACAD/Medre.A, malware targets AutoCAD software, steals and sends files to e-mail accounts located in China, says security vendor ESET, which is working with Chinese firms to prevent further harvesting of data.
Tests on Telstra's network have indicated that potentially half a million Telstra customers could be infected by malware that is designed to enlist their computers into a global zombie army.
Trojan "most sophisticated cyber weapon" in market currently, but Verizon exec reckons its large file size and non-network-propagating nature means malware won't pose much of a threat globally.
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