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Amid a shift in malware targeting UEFI firmware, Kaspersky details new MoonBounce UEFI bootkit that can survive eve… Techmeme (Mon Jan 24)
Analysis: malware targeting Linux operating systems, commonly deployed in IoT devices, rose 35% in 2021 YoY; three… Techmeme (Mon Jan 17)
Ukrainian government networks infected with malware, Microsoft warns CNET News (Sun Jan 16)
Data-destroying malware, posing as ransomware, has hit computers within Ukrainian government agencies and related o… WIRED (Sun Jan 16)
Microsoft says it observed destructive malware in systems belonging to several Ukraine govt agencies… Reuters Tech News (Sun Jan 16)
Microsoft identifies a destructive malware operation targeting multiple Ukrainian orgs; the malware looks like rans… Techmeme (Sun Jan 16)
The latest revelation comes from El Salvador, where NSO's Pegasus malware was found on 37 devices belonging to 35 j… WIRED (Thu Jan 13)
US Cyber Command says malware group MuddyWater is tied to Iranian intelligence, the first time the US government ha… Techmeme (Wed Jan 12)
Raspberry Pi Can Detect Malware By Scanning for Electromagnetic Waves Gizmodo (Wed Jan 12)
Hackers Have Been Sending Malware-Filled USB Sticks to U.S. Companies Disguised as Presents Gizmodo (Sat Jan 08)
A Y2K22 bug in Microsoft's FIP-FS anti-malware scanning engine appears to be stopping Exchange on-premise servers a… Techmeme (Sat Jan 01)
A Y2K22 bug in Microsoft's FIP-FS anti-malware scanning engine appears to be stopping Exchange on-premise servers a… Techmeme (Sat Jan 01)
Cryptomining Malware Found In Spider-Man: No Way Home Torrents Forbes Tech (Wed Dec 29)
Google's Manifest V3 rules for Chrome extensions won't stop malware, but will hurt innovation, reduce capabilities,… Techmeme (Thu Dec 16)
Thousands of AT&T Subscribers Infected With Data-Pilfering Malware, Researchers Say Gizmodo (Wed Dec 01)
Finland is working to stop millions of text messages spreading the FluBot malware via links, which started late las… Techmeme (Tue Nov 30)
What's at stake? In 2019, we shined a spotlight on the world's most murderous malware. Triton, the rogue code, can… MIT Technology Review (Tue Nov 16)
CISA warns of malware discovered in npm package UAParser.js, which has 6M-7M downloads weekly, that installs a pass… Techmeme (Sun Oct 24)
Watch Out: ‘Squid Game’ Malware Hits Google Play As Hundreds Of Unofficial Apps Flood Store Forbes Tech (Tue Oct 19)
Researchers discover a malware operation that has infected 10M+ Android devices in 70+ countries via benign-looking… Techmeme (Wed Sep 29)
Citizen Lab said it found the malware on the phone of an unnamed Saudi activist, which had been infected with spywa… Reuters Tech News (Mon Sep 13)
The Inconvenient Truth About Windows 11 Malware Forbes Tech (Sat Sep 11)
Judge says Apple may be ‘stretching the truth’ on Mac malware concerns The Verge (Fri Sep 10)
Every device on your network is bombarded 24/7 with malware, banner ads, pop-ups, and activity-tracking scripts. Wi… WIRED (Thu Sep 02)
Unsurprisingly, the NSO Group's Malware Is Targeting Activists Again Gizmodo (Tue Aug 24)
Australians hit by ‘Flubot’ malware that arrives by text message Guardian Tech (Fri Aug 20)
Officials who are US allies among targets of NSO malware, says WhatsApp chief Guardian Tech (Sat Jul 24)
Researchers say they embedded malware in up to half of the neurons in the benchmark AlexNet AI model? and still kep… Techmeme (Fri Jul 23)
Sophos researchers say Discord's own CDN is becoming an increasingly popular malware distribution channel, with muc… Techmeme (Fri Jul 23)
Malware for Macs Is Getting Bigger, More Dangerous, and It's Dirt Cheap Gizmodo (Wed Jul 21)
Phones of 22 Indian people, who were on a list of hundreds, were checked and 7 had been infected with NSO malware;… Techmeme (Mon Jul 19)
Investigation: NSO Group's malware was allegedly used to infect 23 phones belonging to journalists, activists, othe… Techmeme (Sun Jul 18)
Google's Threat Analysis Group breaks down three recent malware campaigns, likely state-backed, and notes a large u… Techmeme (Wed Jul 14)
Microsoft did door-to-door router replacements to stop Trickbot malware The Verge (Mon Jul 12)
Every device on your network is bombarded 24/7 with malware, banner ads, pop-ups, and activity-tracking scripts. Wi… WIRED (Thu Jul 08)
In addition to these tips, be sure to keep your computer and its applications up to date. Run regular malware scans… WIRED (Wed Jun 30)
Microsoft signed a driver loaded with rootkit malware Engadget (Sun Jun 27)
Microsoft admits it signed a malicious driver called "Netfilter" targeting gaming environments; the rootkit malware… Techmeme (Sun Jun 27)
Pirate These PC Games and Get Free Bonus Malware Now! Gizmodo (Fri Jun 25)
Western Digital blames malware for My Book Live devices being wiped remotely Engadget (Fri Jun 25)
Western Digital blames malware for My Book Live devices being wiped remotely Engadget (Fri Jun 25)
Western Digital says some My Book Live devices are being compromised by malware leading to a factory reset erasing… Techmeme (Fri Jun 25)
'Vigilante Malware' Is Preventing People From Visiting Their Favorite Piracy Sites Gizmodo (Thu Jun 17)
This Shockingly Invasive Malware Stole Data from 3.25 Million Windows Computers Gizmodo (Fri Jun 11)
The malware collected account credentials for almost 1 million sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, and Gmai… WIRED (Fri Jun 11)
US DOJ has charged a Latvian woman who it says was a programmer in a gang that helped develop TrickBot malware; the… Techmeme (Sun Jun 06)
DOJ charges Latvian national for helping develop the Trickbot malware Engadget (Sat Jun 05)
(2/2) It is in fact a malicious Microsoft Word file that, once downloaded, fetches malware: the likely goal, say th… MIT Technology Review (Tue Jun 01)
It clearly took some work to set up—which says something about the current malware delivery ecosystem. WIRED (Sat May 29)
Apple says malware is a problem on Macs. So how bad is it? by @dsilverman Forbes Tech (Thu May 27)
“Analysis of the Apostle malware provides a rare insight into those kinds of attacks, drawing a clear line between… WIRED (Thu May 27)
Apple Says Malware Is A Problem On Macs. So How Bad Is It? Forbes Tech (Thu May 27)
Big Sur 11.4 fixes a bug that let malware capture screenshots and camera footage using other apps' permissions; res… Techmeme (Mon May 24)
New: Apple has fixed a macOS zero-day security flaw that was "actively exploited" by a known malware family, allowi… TechCrunch (Mon May 24)
Apple says 130 types of malware were found targeting Macs in the last year; some of which were quite successful. WIRED (Sat May 22)
Apple exec Craig Federighi calls the state of Mac malware 'not acceptable' Engadget (Wed May 19)
The level of Mac malware is not acceptable, says Apple’s Craig Federighi at Epic trial The Verge (Wed May 19)
During the Epic trial, Craig Federighi says malware on macOS has reached an "unacceptable" level and the problem is… Techmeme (Wed May 19)
US cracks down on 'bulletproof hosting' providers that enabled malware attacks Engadget (Mon May 10)
Every device on your network is bombarded 24/7 with malware, banner ads, pop-ups, and activity-tracking scripts. Wi… WIRED (Mon May 10)
Just as legitimate software developers have adjusted to Apple's ARM transition, so too have malware distributors. A… WIRED (Wed Apr 28)
Microsoft says Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now blocks cryptojacking malware using Intel's silicon-based Threat… Techmeme (Mon Apr 26)
Apple fixes major bug in macOS that left users 'at grave risk' to malware FutureShift (Mon Apr 26)
Deep Instinct, whose software uses deep learning to predict and prevent malware and other cyberattacks, raises $100… Techmeme (Thu Apr 22)
FBI hacks vulnerable US computers to fix malicious malware Guardian Tech (Wed Apr 14)
Researchers: 538K Huawei Android devices have Joker malware, via ten apps in Huawei's AppGallery, after Play Store'… Techmeme (Tue Apr 13)
Cybercriminals Bought Facebook Ads for a Fake Clubhouse App That Was Riddled With Malware Gizmodo (Fri Apr 09)
Facebook ran several ads for a fake 'Clubhouse for PC' app that was packed with malware. TechCrunch (Fri Apr 09)
Report: collaboration tools like Slack and Discord are increasingly being used to spread malware, often using the t… Techmeme (Fri Apr 09)
An Android App That Promised Free Netflix Shockingly Just Highly Annoying Malware Gizmodo (Wed Apr 07)
A New Phishing Campaign Sends Malware-Laced Job Offers Through LinkedIn Gizmodo (Wed Apr 07)
Activision warns PC players of Call of Duty: Warzone that a popular "cheat" is actually malware and installing it a… Techmeme (Sat Apr 03)
You've already heard of spyware, adware, and malware writ large, but now there's another flavor of sketchy app to w… WIRED (Thu Mar 25)
China-based hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad with malware Guardian Tech (Wed Mar 24)
Researchers say infections by the Purple Fox botnet malware, first spotted in 2018, continue to rise thanks to a ne… Techmeme (Wed Mar 24)
That Android version of Clubhouse? It's probably malware. FutureShift (Tue Mar 23)
A Russian who flew to the US to try to bribe a Tesla employee to plant malware on the carmaker's network takes plea… Techmeme (Fri Mar 19)
Gootloader: Watch out for this devious malware on Google by @bazzacollins Forbes Tech (Wed Mar 03)
Report: the number of malware strains written in Go have increased by around 2,000% since 2017, after APTs and cybe… Techmeme (Sun Feb 28)
Security research firms: a second hacking group targeted SolarWinds systems with different malware, likely unrelate… Techmeme (Mon Dec 21)
Sources: hackers conducted a test run of the SolarWinds breach in October 2019, with a version of the malware that… Techmeme (Sat Dec 19)
[CONTENT FROM @EYnews] “Companies need to guard against not just malware and phishing attacks, but weaponized disin… MIT Technology Review (Fri Dec 18)
Here's what to know about the SolarWinds malware campaign striking federal agencies CNET News (Fri Dec 18)
CISA issues an alert that says evidence suggests attackers used malware to access US systems, beyond SolarWinds vul… Techmeme (Thu Dec 17)
Microsoft plans to forcibly block and isolate malware-infected versions of the SolarWinds Orion app via Microsoft D… Techmeme (Wed Dec 16)
MIcrosoft warns of new malware that wants to infect your browser Forbes Tech (Sun Dec 13)
[CONTENT FROM @EYnews] “Companies need to guard against not just malware and phishing attacks, but weaponized disin… MIT Technology Review (Sun Dec 13)
Subway customers receive 'malware' emails BBC News Technology (Fri Dec 11)
Microsoft: "Adrozek" malware campaign is distributing an ad-injecting browser modifier which changes security setti… Techmeme (Fri Dec 11)
ESET researchers detail Crutch malware, used by Russian APT Turla to steal sensitive docs from an EU foreign minist… Techmeme (Thu Dec 03)
Interpol arrests three suspected members of Nigerian email scam group TMT and says the group's malware has infected… Techmeme (Wed Nov 25)
Apple assures Mac users its anti-malware feature isn't spying on them Engadget (Mon Nov 16)
US Treasury imposes sanctions against Russian research institute for its role in developing the Triton malware (… Techmeme (Fri Oct 23)
GravityRAT malware, known for checking the CPU temperature of Windows PCs to detect virtual machines or sandboxes,… Techmeme (Tue Oct 20)
Notorious Emotet malware starts using fake Windows update alerts to deceive Forbes Tech (Mon Oct 19)
Google says Chinese state-linked hacker group, known as APT31, has been using malware on GitHub to upload and downl… Techmeme (Fri Oct 16)
A coalition of tech companies, including Microsoft and Symantec, orchestrate a takedown of the TrickBot malware bot… Techmeme (Mon Oct 12)
Kaspersky researchers spot malware embedded in UEFI firmware on motherboards of victims' devices, affecting diploma… Techmeme (Tue Oct 06)
Facebook details a months-long attack from a sophisticated malware gang, SilentFade, using a combination of hacks t… Techmeme (Thu Oct 01)
DOD and DHS say malware dubbed SlothfulMedia is being used in ongoing campaigns in India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, M… Techmeme (Thu Oct 01)
Facebook: Malware that took over accounts and placed scammy ads a growing risk CNET News (Thu Oct 01)
Every device on your network is bombarded 24/7 with malware, banner ads, pop-ups, and activity-tracking scripts. Wi… WIRED (Sat Sep 26)
Android warning - 'Alien' malware found that can steal passwords from 226 apps Mirror Tech (Sat Sep 26)
A malware attack on a rural Texas county's email system, sending fake emails to voters, shows a significant weaknes… Techmeme (Thu Sep 24)
Sara-Jayne Terp uses the tools of cybersecurity to track false claims like they’re malware. She's cautiously optimi… WIRED (Wed Sep 23)
Iranian hackers' Android malware spies on dissidents by stealing 2FA codes Engadget (Sun Sep 20)
Mozilla says it is permanently shutting down Firefox Send after some users sent malware and conducted spear phishin… Techmeme (Thu Sep 17)
Mozilla shuts down Firefox Send file transfer service after malware abuse CNET News (Thu Sep 17)
Can treating false claims like malware stop dangerous lies from hacking our beliefs? WIRED (Wed Sep 16)
In his latest book, Rage, Bob Woodward says NSA and CIA have classified evidence of Russians placing malware in vot… Techmeme (Wed Sep 09)
Mozilla suspends Firefox Send file-sharing service after reports malware operators use it to host and send links wi… Techmeme (Sat Jul 11)
Microsoft details Kernel Data Protection, upcoming Windows 10 tech that it says blocks malware from modifying OS me… Techmeme (Thu Jul 09)
Researchers say that 14.8% of Android users targeted with malware or adware last year were left with an infected sy… Techmeme (Tue Jul 07)
China uses Android malware to spy on ethnic minorities worldwide, new research says Forbes Tech (Tue Jul 07)
An inside account of the security practices at Maersk leading up to and after the notPetya malware attack in 2017 a… Techmeme (Wed Jun 24)
In 2019, just days after NSO Group unveiled a human rights policy for the use of its malware, Amnesty International… Techmeme (Mon Jun 22)
Intel says its upcoming Tiger Lake mobile CPUs will be the first to use its anti-malware Control-flow Enforcement T… Techmeme (Mon Jun 15)
Intel's Tiger Lake processors will feature on-chip malware protections Engadget (Mon Jun 15)
A new malware has surfaced that kills the software process of industrial control systems, encrypts the underlying d… WIRED (Fri Jun 12)
The most common Mac malware, affecting one in 10 computers, is actually quite crude: It convinces people to click o… WIRED (Wed Jun 10)
ESET details malware, allegedly used by Russian APT Turla against European governments, that uses Gmail for command… Techmeme (Tue May 26)
New: A new Android security flaw, Strandhogg 2.0, lets malware imitate legitimate apps to steal app passwords and o… TechCrunch (Tue May 26)
NSO Group made a site appearing to belong to Facebook's security team to entice targets into installing malware; FB… Techmeme (Wed May 20)
Multiple supercomputers in some EU countries were hacked this week with crypto mining malware via compromised SSH c… Techmeme (Sun May 17)
Vinny accumulated enough leverage over Hutchins to persuade the teenager to create a banking trojan—malware he'd re… WIRED (Tue May 12)
At first, writing malware was just a way for Hutchins to flex his computing skills on hacker forums. But soon those… WIRED (Tue May 12)
Microsoft and Intel turn malware into images to help spot more threats Engadget (Mon May 11)
Microsoft and Intel have developed an approach to detect malware by first converting its binary form into a graysca… Techmeme (Mon May 11)
You've already heard of spyware, adware, and malware writ large, but now there's another flavor of sketchy app to w… WIRED (Wed May 06)
Google's Play Store has never had a reputation for the strictest malware protections. Now security researchers have… WIRED (Tue Apr 28)
In court documents, WhatsApp claims that NSO Group used US-based servers to direct malware to WhatsApp user devices… Techmeme (Sat Apr 25)
Box adds automated malware detection to Box Shield security product by @ron_miller TechCrunch (Wed Apr 08)
Zoom quickly fixes "malware-like" macOS installer with new update The Verge (Fri Apr 03)
Zoom issues a new update to fix its "malware-like" macOS installer (@tomwarren / The Techmeme (Thu Apr 02)
Zoom quickly fixes "malware-like" macOS installer with new update The Verge (Thu Apr 02)
‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform Guardian Tech (Thu Apr 02)
Google says state-sponsored hackers are posing as journalists to spread propaganda and malware… Gizmodo (Fri Mar 27)
Google sent users 40K warnings about phishing or malware attempts from nation-states in 2019, a 25% drop YoY; journ… Techmeme (Thu Mar 26)
Ad fraud malware found in 24 children's Android games and 32 utility apps, downloaded nearly 1M times, before being… Techmeme (Tue Mar 24)
Malware found lurking in kids' Play Store apps, security firm finds CNET News (Tue Mar 24)
Google's security measures failed to find Android malware in Play Store Engadget (Tue Mar 24)
Google's security measures failed to find Android malware in Play Store Engadget (Tue Mar 24)
Google's security measures failed to find Android malware in Play Store Engadget (Tue Mar 24)
Google's security measures failed to find Android malware in Play Store Engadget (Tue Mar 24)
Phishing, malware, and more only escalate in times of uncertainty. Luckily, minimizing your risk of getting caught… WIRED (Mon Mar 23)
Coronavirus scam alert: COVID-19 map malware can spy on you through your Android microphone and camera by @iblametom Forbes Tech (Thu Mar 19)
Fake coronavirus tracking apps are really malware that'll stalk you CNET News (Wed Mar 18)
Google’s Advanced Protection program for high-risk users now includes malware protection by… TechCrunch (Wed Mar 18)
New: Nutribullet's website was hacked with credit card stealing malware. by @zackwhittaker TechCrunch (Wed Mar 18)
McAfee: nearly half of all malware on Android are hidden apps, up from 30% in 2018, which abuse accessibility featu… Techmeme (Wed Mar 04)