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  • Attackers change home routers' DNS settings via malicious code injected in ads

    22.10.2014

    Sucuri Security researchers have unearthed a malvertising campaign aimed at changing the DNS settings of home routers in order to lead users questionable and potentially malicious websites.

  • Koler worm spreads via SMS, holds phones for ransom

    22.10.2014

    A new variant of the Android malware Koler now spreads by text message and holds infected users’ phones hostage until a ransom is paid.

  • 60% of Android attacks use financial malware

    22.10.2014

    Malicious programs targeting Android-based devices in order to steal money were used in 60 percent of attempted attacks registered by Kaspersky Lab security products, according to a survey by Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL between August 2013 and July 2014 These cybercriminals frequently targeted Android users in Russia, but also in Ukraine, Spain, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Malaysia, Germany, India and France.

  • Malware directs stolen documents to Google Drive

    22.10.2014

    Researchers have uncovered a new type of information-stealing malware that is apparently used in campaigns targeting government agencies and can syphon files from compromised computers to Google Drive.

  • Delivering malicious Android apps hidden in image files

    21.10.2014

    Researchers have found a way to deliver a malicious app to Android users by hiding it into what seems to be an encrypted image file, which is then delivered via a legitimate, seemingly innocuous wrapper app.




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Staples customers likely the latest victims of credit card breach

Posted on 21 October 2014.  |  Multiple banks say they have identified a pattern of credit and debit card fraud suggesting that several Staples Inc. office supply locations in the Northeastern United States are currently dealing with a data breach.


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