Malware


A "Video" of Hillary Clinton with IS Leader Being Used to Spread Malware

A "Video" of Hillary Clinton with IS Leader Being Used to Spread Malware

Cybercriminals are using a non-existant video that claims to show Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton exchan...

6 days ago, 8:00pm CDT

Android Users Beware: Malware Present

Android Users Beware: Malware Present

Millions of Android phones have been hit by malware that has been installing apps and spying on the browsing habits of users. E...

Jul 8 2016, 9:10am CDT

Godless Android Malware Hits India Hardest

Godless Android Malware Hits India Hardest

A family of mobile malware called "Godless" has affected over 850,000 Android devices worldwide with almost half of these devi...

Jun 23 2016, 4:13am CDT

Broadband router might not be as secured as you think

Researchers Think Your Broadband Router May Not Be Secure Against Hackers, Malware, Viruses

This may be a bitter pill to swallow, but researchers have published a post detailing the fact that broadband routers may not b...

Dec 9 2015, 8:43am CST

Starwood Hotels Face Malware Attack

Starwood Hotels Face Malware Attack

Customers may want to check their charge cards....

Nov 22 2015, 7:22pm CST

YiSpecter Malware Attacks iPhones and iPads

YiSpecter Malware Attacks iPhones and iPads

New iOS malware has been discovered that is a threat to both jailbroken and non-jailbroken iPhones....

Oct 5 2015, 3:21am CDT

Malware in App Store Gives Away iCloud Password

Malware in App Store Gives Away iCloud Password

Things haven't been going so well for Apple and the iPhone team as of late. First, there was a pretty severe flaw in the newest...

Sep 21 2015, 7:17pm CDT

Apple cleans the Chinese App store from malware infected apps

Apple cleans the Chinese App store from malware infected apps

Apple has pulled the infected apps from the Chinese App Store....

Sep 21 2015, 1:19pm CDT

Apple Removes Malicious iOS Apps After Malware Attack at China App Store

Apple Removes Malicious iOS Apps After Malware Attack at China App Store

Apple's China App Store suffers first major malware attack. However, several malicious programs are being removed from App...

Sep 21 2015, 5:59am CDT

GTA V Mods Reportedly Installing Malware On PCs

GTA V Mods Reportedly Installing Malware On PCs

The 'noclip' and 'angry planes' mods of GTA 5 are reportedly installing malware on users’ computers....

May 15 2015, 6:51am CDT

Google says Android malware installs have fallen by 50%

Google says Android malware installs have fallen by 50%

The company has taken some serious steps towards the elimination of harmful software installs on Android devices...

Apr 3 2015, 12:27pm CDT

Kaspersky Uncovers the Most Sophisticated Malware

Kaspersky Uncovers the Most Sophisticated Malware

Online security company Kaspersky Labs spots unique hard-drive firmware hacking tool that is part of a powerful hacking group n...

Feb 17 2015, 2:25am CST

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

Rumor has it that British intelligence along with US intelligence have developed a complex malware known as Regin. The main tar...

Nov 25 2014, 3:27am CST

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

The malware also targeted the telecommunications and hospitality industries...

Nov 24 2014, 6:11am CST

New Malware ‘WireLurker’ Targets All Non-Jailbroken iPhones in China

New Malware ‘WireLurker’ Targets All Non-Jailbroken iPhones in China

According to researchers at Palo Alto Networks, a new and ugly malware ‘WireLurker’ is lurking for millions of Apple iPhone use...

Nov 6 2014, 6:02am CST

80% of Flappy Bird clones on Android and iOS contain malware

80% of Flappy Bird Clones on Android and iOS contain Malware

As if the Flappy Bird phenomenon wasn’t infectious enough to begin with, the torrent of clones that followed the app’s release...

Jun 25 2014, 5:33am CDT

New Android Malware on Play Store

New Android Malware on Play Store

The malware has the ability to turn mobile Android devices into currency miners without the knowledge of the users...

Mar 27 2014, 12:37pm CDT

Tips for Avoiding Malware Apps on Android

Tips for Avoiding Malware Apps on Android

Cell phones, especially Android-based devices, are a popular target for hackers. Millions of users’ smartphones have been infec...

Mar 25 2014, 2:58pm CDT

Android Upgrades Open A Backdoor To Malware, Researchers Show

Android Upgrades Open A Backdoor To Malware, Researchers Show

Updating software is to malware as flossing is to gingivitis: a basic practice meant to minimize the risk of infection. But a t...

Mar 19 2014, 3:06pm CDT

Trustwave Demonstrates Malware Records Touchscreen Swipes To Record Your PIN

Trustwave Demonstrates Malware Records Touchscreen Swipes To Record Your PIN

Neal Hindocha, a senior security consultant for Trustwave, has built proof-of-concept ‘screenlogging’ malware that monitors fin...

Jan 28 2014, 2:18am CST

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that inf...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800

The massive data breach at Target during the 2013 holiday shopping season which the retailer now admits affected from 70 to 110...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11pm CST

Yahoo serves malware up to 2 million European visitors

Yahoo serves malware up to 2 million European visitors

Yahoo hasn't confirmed any official infection numbers...

Jan 9 2014, 12:39pm CST

Heads-Up: Your Malware Protection Could Be Out-Dated And Ineffective

Heads-Up: Your Malware Protection Could Be Out-Dated And Ineffective

It’s pretty much tradition now for me. When my family and I go to other family members’ homes for the holidays, I get sucked in...

Dec 27 2013, 11:16am CST

Android has the most malware threats, research shows

Android has the most malware threats, research shows

Android tops malware threat percentage among other mobile operating systems....

Aug 27 2013, 3:31am CDT

Apple's App Store Approval Process Trumped by ‘Jekyll’ Malware App

Apple's App Store Approval Process Trumped by ‘Jekyll’ Malware App

Researchers trumped Apple’s App Store approval procedure by selling ‘Jekyll’ malware test app. They had built this malicious ap...

Aug 17 2013, 6:19am CDT

DNS Changer Malware Disruption to be Minimal

DNS Changer Malware Disruption to be Minimal

Today the FBI is switching off DNS servers that replaced hacker run DNS servers from the DNS Changer Malware. If you still have...

Jul 9 2012, 4:27am CDT

Office Printers Hit by "Gibberish" Malware

Office Printers Hit by "Gibberish" Malware

Malware infects computers and uses all your printer paper...

Jun 25 2012, 10:30am CDT

Apple Security Update protecting against Malware is Here

Apple Security Update protecting against Malware is Here

Security Update 2011-003 protects against Mac Defender and future malware....

Jun 1 2011, 7:54am CDT

Apple to Release OS X Update to Remove Mac Defender Malware

Apple to Release OS X Update to Remove Mac Defender Malware

Apple reacts to phishing scam attack with Security Note....

May 24 2011, 11:03pm CDT

'Mac Defender' Malware Continues to Spread, Here's How To Protect Yourself

'Mac Defender' Malware Continues to Spread, Here's How To Protect Yourself

Apple can't help you....

May 19 2011, 1:43pm CDT

Apple Mac Malware on the Rise, Interview with AppleCare Rep confirms this

Apple Mac Malware on the Rise, Interview with AppleCare Rep confirms this

Ed Bott at ZDNet interviews an AppleCare rep about the latest exploits on the Mac called Mac Defender....

May 18 2011, 10:07am CDT

Google Image Search Could Hit You With Malware: How to Protect Yourself

Google Image Search Could Hit You With Malware: How to Protect Yourself

Keep safe and stay clean. The Internet is just filthy these days....

May 6 2011, 3:25pm CDT

Mac Malware is a Sign of Apple's Success

Mac Malware is a Sign of Apple's Success

More money, more problems....

May 6 2011, 1:00pm CDT

The DroidDream Malware Infestation: Google's Android Market is a Festering Cesspool

The DroidDream Malware Infestation: Google's Android Market is a Festering Cesspool

50 More Infected Apps pulled from Market....

Mar 4 2011, 11:20am CST

Watch Your Back! Smartphone Malware On The Rise

Up 33% over 2009...

Dec 15 2010, 7:48pm CST

Facebook Dislike Button Is Malware?

Facebook Dislike Button Is Malware?

Of course it is....

Aug 17 2010, 10:42am CDT

Malware On The NY Times Website

Malware On The NY Times Website

Warning: If you are a regular web reader of the New York Times, you need to exercise a bit of extra caution for the time being....

Sep 14 2009, 11:59am CDT