Early this morning a small malware campaign started up claiming to be daily customer statements from Berkeley Futures Limited (real company, but messages are spoofed).
A new piece of banking malware is being delivered via tax- and invoice-themed phishing campaigns, Danish security company CSIS is warning.
Although the GameOver Zeus botnet and CryptoLocker ransomware have been disrupted, it is still too early for a victory celebration.
One year ago, Android Defender, a hybrid comprising characteristics of a rogue AV and ransomware (the lockscreen type, not a file-encryptor) was discovered.
Malware peddlers are taking advantage of the fact that the existence of the Heartbleed bug has breached the confines of the cyber security world and has entered the awareness of Internet users around the world, and they are offering them a bogus "HeartBleed Virus Removal Tool." "The email warns users that while they may have done what they can by changing their passwords on the websites they use, their computer may still be 'infected' with the Heartbleed bug," shared Symantec researchers.