The malware hits keep coming. Just as the defenses there are new attacks via spyware, adware, viruses and worms. Keep current with the latest threats, which are increasingly creative.
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“The Mask” (aka Careto) cyber-espionage malware has claimed 380 unique victims between 1000 IPs in 31 countries, according to the Kaspersky Lab security research team.
Kaspersky's security research team today revealed "one of the most advanced" cyber-espionage malware threats "The Mask" (aka Careto). Victims including government institutions, private equity firms and high-profile activists are exploited.
NHS visitors in search of health information were met with viruses or adverts instead.
While unsurprisingly Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Java were very vulnerable, Google's Chrome operating system was listed as the third most vulnerable system in 2013.
The federal agencies warn that retailers' point of sales systems are being targeted by criminals.
While the percentage of spam in email flows fell to 69.6 percent in 2013, shady advertisers have adapted and developed some new tricks to slip past even the most vigilant spam filters.
An Israeli startup has launched into the security market with a firewall product it says is 'context aware' and predicts the behavior of cyberattacks and threats.
It used to be Adobe and maliciously crafted Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents, but Java now takes the cake compared to those methods, according to Cisco.
The cloud is becoming an increasingly appealing place for malware distributors to host their code.
The hunt for the malware that's affected nearly a third of the US is on - and it could have all been done by a few teenagers, according to security researchers.
The world's longest-running hacker conference Chaos Communication Congress opens its 30th year with a keynote from Glenn Greenwald this week in Hamburg, Germany. 30C3 has this, and so much more in store.
CryptoLocker has infected an estimated 250,000 victims, demands an average $300 payout, and is trailing millions in laundered Bitcoin. Dell SecureWorks' new paper sheds light on the unstoppable ransomware.
The number of attacks could spike as millions are expected to receive games as presents in the holiday season, especially with the launch of newer consoles like PlayStation and Xbox, says Kaspersky Lab.
From Facebook to Adobe, 2013 has been a tough year for companies looking to defend against cybercrime.