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  • 3 million strong RAMNIT botnet taken down

    25.02.2015

    The National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) worked with law enforcement colleagues in the Netherlands, Italy and Germany, co-ordinated through Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), to shut down command and control servers used by the RAMNIT botnet.

  • Superfish not the only app using Komodia's SSL-busting code

    23.02.2015

    As Lenovo backtracked on its initial position that the Superfish adware pre-installed on some of its notebooks is not a security danger, and released a security advisory about the "vulnerability" that allows it to install a self-signed root certificate in the local trusted CA store, Superfish CEO Adi Pinhas did the same.

  • CTOs targeted with tax-themed phishing emails carrying malware

    23.02.2015

    Tax-themed phishing emails targeting CTOs of tech companies have been spotted by researchers at Talos, Cisco’s security intelligence and research group.

  • New Android Trojan fakes device shut down, spies on users

    19.02.2015

    A new Android Trojan that tricks users into believing they have shut their device down while it continues working, and is able to silently make calls, send messages, take photos and perform many other tasks, has been discovered and analyzed by AVG researchers.

  • Vawtrack malware peddlers turn to malicious macros

    17.02.2015

    Cybercriminals spreading new versions of the Vawtrak banking Trojan are the latest ones to use the once again popular macro-based attack.




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