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  • Gameover ZeuS now targets users of employment websites

    25.03.2014

    Some newer variants of the Gameover Zeus Trojan, which is exceptionally good at using complex web injections to perform Man-in-the-Browser (MITB) attacks and gain additional information about the victims to be used for bypassing multi-factor authentication mechanisms and effecting social engineering attacks, has been spotted targeting users of popular employment websites.

  • ATMs running Windows XP targeted with cash-dispensing malware

    25.03.2014

    Microsoft has been aggressively campaigning to get users to stop using Windows XP, and has gone so far as to offer $100 off the purchase of a new PC via the Microsoft Store in order to sweeten the switch to a newer OS (preferably Windows 8).

  • Flaws in Android update mechanism could turn apps into malware

    24.03.2014

    A group of researchers from Indiana University and Microsoft Research have unearthed six Android vulnerabilities that can be exploited to turn apparently harmless apps into malicious ones when a user upgrades the OS.

  • February spam highlights

    24.03.2014

    Kaspersky Lab found that many malicious attachments in February's spam came in emails allegedly sent by women who wanted to make new friends in the run-up to Valentine's Day.

  • BlackOS malicious web traffic managing software is on sale

    20.03.2014

    Security researchers are keeping a close eye on underground cybercrime forums and are quick to spot new offerings, such as the BlackOS software package.




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Security pros and government failing to collaborate

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  More effective collaboration between government and the information security industry is crucial to protecting organizations from future cyber threats. More work needs to be done to strengthen government’s position as a source of information on potential threats.


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