It seems that users are starting to recognize ransomware accompanied with fake notifications by copyright enforcement and law enforcement agencies for what it is, and cyber crooks are trying out new approaches.
I believe that most infosec professionals have, at one time or other, wished they could fight back when some of the resources they are tasked with protecting came under attack by hackers.
Making good on their promise, Security Exploration has published technical details about a Java issue that they consider to be a security vulnerability, but Oracle has categorized as demonstrating "allowed behavior".
A blog of well-known hard disk drive manufacturer Seagate has been compromised to contain malicious iFrame injections that redirect users to websites hosting the Blackhole exploit kit, warns Sophos.
Researchers from Kaspersky and CrySyS Lab continue to analyze the MiniDuke backdoor and have discovered two previously unknown infection mechanisms.
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