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Slashdot Items Tagged "malware"

Date / TimeStory
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:23PM Critical XSS Flaws Patched In WordPress and Popular Plug-In
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @12:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Sunday November 16, 2014 @01:46PM Open Source Self-Healing Software For Virtual Machines
Friday November 14, 2014 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Is Non-USB Flash Direct From China Safe?
Thursday November 13, 2014 @05:46PM US Gov't Issues Alert About iOS "Masque Attack" Threat
Thursday November 06, 2014 @01:53PM WireLurker Mac OS X Malware Found, Shut Down
Saturday November 01, 2014 @07:34PM Video Raises Doubts About Attkisson's Claims of Malicious Hacking
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:38AM Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Friday October 24, 2014 @05:24PM FTDI Removes Driver From Windows Update That Bricked Cloned Chips
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:25AM Delivering Malicious Android Apps Hidden In Image Files
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:26AM Ask Slashdot: Why Can't Google Block Spam In Gmail?
Sunday October 12, 2014 @03:41PM Pro-Democracy Websites In Hong Kong Targeted With and Serving Malware
Saturday October 11, 2014 @10:38AM Only 100 Cybercrime Brains Worldwide, Says Europol Boss
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @04:32PM The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:58AM Hackers Compromised Yahoo Servers Using Shellshock Bug
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:16AM New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:28AM Apple Fixes Shellshock In OS X
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @11:10AM Compromised To Serve Malware
Saturday September 20, 2014 @12:14AM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Thursday September 18, 2014 @12:11PM Tinba Trojan Targets Major US Banks
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:24PM Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts
Friday September 12, 2014 @07:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday August 28, 2014 @01:07PM Microsoft Dumps 1,500 Apps From Its Windows Store
Thursday August 21, 2014 @06:36AM Microsoft's Windows 8 App Store Is Full of Scamware
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:21AM New Cridex Malware Copies Tactics From GameOver Zeus
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @12:00PM A Look At Advanced Targeted Attacks Through the Lens of a Human-Rights NGO
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:00PM F-Secure: Xiaomi Smartphones Do Secretly Steal Your Data
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:18PM The FBI Is Infecting Tor Users With Malware With Drive-By Downloads
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:48AM Synolocker 0-Day Ransomware Puts NAS Files At Risk
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @08:01PM Old Apache Code At Root of Android FakeID Mess
Monday July 28, 2014 @09:44AM Attackers Install DDoS Bots On Amazon Cloud
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @07:09AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Saturday July 12, 2014 @10:35PM Source Code Leaked For Tinba Banking Trojan
Saturday July 12, 2014 @05:01AM Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
Thursday July 10, 2014 @12:41PM Microsoft Settles With No-IP After Malware Takedown
Saturday July 05, 2014 @06:20PM Industrial Control System Firms In Dragonfly Attack Identified
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @09:09AM Western Energy Companies Under Sabotage Threat
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:42PM Microsoft Takes Down Domains
Saturday June 28, 2014 @01:41PM KeyStore Vulnerability Affects 86% of Android Devices
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:37PM Saudi Government Targeting Dissidents With Mobile Malware
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:24PM Exploiting Wildcards On Linux/Unix
Friday June 27, 2014 @03:09PM Banking Fraud Campaign Steals 500k Euros In a Week
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @10:46AM They're Spying On You: Hacking Team Mobile Malware, Infrastructure Uncovered
Friday June 20, 2014 @05:39PM Make a Date With Fraud
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:38AM Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks
Thursday June 19, 2014 @12:28PM Research Project Pays People To Download, Run Executables
Saturday June 14, 2014 @05:23PM The Nightmare On Connected Home Street
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:46AM The Computer Security Threat From Ultrasonic Networks
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @08:14AM Google Releases VirusTotal Uploader For OS X
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @07:41AM Australian iPhone and iPad Users Waylaid By Ransomware
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @10:41AM Android iBanking Malware Still Fetches $5,000
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:31PM Almost 100 Arrested In Worldwide Swoop On Blackshades Malware
Friday May 16, 2014 @10:03AM EFF: Amazon, AT&T, and Snapchat Most Likely To Rat On You To the Gov't
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @11:45AM The Fight To Uncover Spyware Exports To Repressive Regimes
Friday April 11, 2014 @06:42AM Stung By File-Encrypting Malware, Researchers Fight Back
Saturday April 05, 2014 @10:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @01:23AM Microsoft Word Zero-Day Used In Targeted Attacks
Saturday March 22, 2014 @05:53PM One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation
Thursday March 20, 2014 @03:07PM Tor Project: Fake Tor App Has Been In Apple's App Store For Months
Monday March 17, 2014 @07:03PM Kaspersky: Mt. Gox Data Archive Contains Bitcoin-Stealing Malware
Thursday March 06, 2014 @08:48AM Target Rich Environment: Mobile Malware in China
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @01:17PM In Ukraine, Cyber War With Russia Heating Up
Monday March 03, 2014 @08:06PM New Attack Hijacks DNS Traffic From 300,000 Routers
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:00AM Russians Suspected of Uroburos Spy Malware
Thursday February 20, 2014 @05:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @08:27AM Routers Pose Biggest Security Threat To Home Networks
Thursday February 13, 2014 @02:44PM Linksys Routers Exploited By "TheMoon"
Monday February 10, 2014 @12:35AM Mac OS X Bitcoin Stealing Trojan Horse Called OSX/CoinThief Discovered
Saturday February 08, 2014 @09:13PM Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @09:38AM Snowden Docs Show UK's Digital Spies Using Viruses, Honey Traps
Thursday February 06, 2014 @10:17AM Got Malware? The FBI Wants It
Thursday January 30, 2014 @01:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Monday January 27, 2014 @10:32PM FileZilla Has an Evil Twin That Steals FTP Logins
Saturday January 25, 2014 @11:39PM Spoiled Onions: Exposing Malicious Tor Exit Relays
Sunday January 19, 2014 @12:27AM Analyst Calls Russian Teen Author of Target Malware
Friday January 17, 2014 @09:01PM The Spamming Refrigerator
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @11:51AM Amazon and GoDaddy Are the Biggest Malware Hosters
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @12:37PM Creating Better Malware Warnings Through Psychology
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:13PM Microsoft Security Essentials Misses 39% of Malware
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:44AM CryptoLocker Gang Earns $30 Million In Just 100 Days
Thursday December 19, 2013 @08:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @12:05PM The Case For a Global, Compulsory Bug Bounty
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @09:10AM NSA Says It Foiled Plot To Destroy US Economy Through Malware
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:09AM Insight On FBI Hacking Ops
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:29PM Europol, Microsoft Target 2-Million Strong ZeroAccess Click Fraud Botnet
Saturday November 30, 2013 @12:07PM Bitcoin Miners Bundled With PUPs In Legitimate Applications Backed By EULA
Sunday November 24, 2013 @08:45AM Route-Injection Attacks Detouring Internet Traffic
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:41AM Researcher Offers New Perspective On Stuxnet-Wielding Sabotage Program
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:17AM Microsoft Customers Hit With New Wave of Fake Tech Support Calls
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @12:40PM 1.2% of Apps On Google Play Are Repackaged To Deliver Ads, Collect Info
Thursday November 14, 2013 @09:16AM Could Slashdot (Or Other Private Entity) Sue a Spy Agency Like GCHQ Or NSA?
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @12:56AM Porn-Surfing Execs Infecting Corporate Networks With Malware
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @08:11AM IE Zero-Day Exploit Disappears On Reboot
Thursday November 07, 2013 @09:33AM Protect Your Android Phone By Killing All Its Crapware
Tuesday November 05, 2013 @08:59AM Why Internet Explorer Still Dominates South Korea.
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:47PM 'Morris Worm' Turns 25: Watch How TV Covered It Then
Thursday October 31, 2013 @02:55PM Ars: Cross-Platform Malware Communicates With Sound
Thursday October 31, 2013 @12:51PM Google Chrome Is Getting Automatic Blocking of Malicious Downloads
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:16AM Rental Business Aaron's Admits Role In Spying On Customers
Thursday October 10, 2013 @11:32PM Some Bing Ads Redirecting To Malware
Saturday October 05, 2013 @01:00PM The Hail Mary Cloud and the Lessons Learned
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:07AM How Your Smartphone Can Spy On What You Type
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @06:52AM Sinkhole Sucks Brains From Wasteful Bitcoin Mining Botnet
Friday September 06, 2013 @05:33PM Parallels Update Installs Unrelated Daemon Without Permission
Thursday September 05, 2013 @11:19AM Security Company Attributes Tor Traffic Surge To Botnet
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @06:49AM US Mounted 231 Offensive Cyber-operations In 2011, Runs Worldwide Botnet
Friday August 30, 2013 @05:32PM Kelihos Relying On CBL Blacklists To Evaluate New Bots
Monday August 19, 2013 @10:22AM McAfee Regrets "Flawed" Trillion Dollar Cyber Crime Claims
Thursday July 25, 2013 @10:58AM Cybercrooks Increasingly Use Tor Network To Control Botnets
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @10:08AM OS X Malware Demands $300 FBI Fine For Viewing, Distributing Porn
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @07:53AM Ask Slashdot: Light-Footprint Antivirus For Windows XP?
Sunday July 14, 2013 @11:26AM Business Is Booming In the 'Zero-Day' Game
Thursday July 11, 2013 @08:04AM Android Master Key Vulnerability Checker Now Live
Thursday July 04, 2013 @11:08AM Anti-Government Hackers Hit Jay-Z's Android App
Thursday June 27, 2013 @02:38AM Hackers Steal Opera-Signed Certificate Through Infrastructure Attack
Monday June 10, 2013 @05:20PM Google: BadNews Malware Wasn't Really Bad, After All
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @09:06AM Banking Malware, Under the Hood
Thursday May 30, 2013 @12:49PM Ask Slashdot: Is GNU/Linux Malware a Real Threat?
Friday May 24, 2013 @05:42PM Scanner Identifies Malware Strains, Could Be Future of AV
Sunday May 19, 2013 @09:07PM Music and Movies Could Trigger Mobile Malware
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @02:01AM iTunes: Still Slowing Down Windows PCs After All These Years
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:44AM Kaspersky Inks a Deal With Qualcomm To Improve Android Security
Friday May 10, 2013 @07:05PM Demonoid Resurrection Dismissed As Malware Was Legitimate
Thursday May 09, 2013 @03:51PM How the Syrian Electronic Army Hacked The Onion
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @07:03PM Backdoor Targeting Apache Servers Spreads To Nginx, Lighttpd
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @01:15PM Internet Explorer 0-day Attacks On US Nuke Workers Hit 9 Other Sites
Monday May 06, 2013 @09:26PM Popular Android Anti-Virus Software Fooled By Trivial Techniques
Friday May 03, 2013 @07:24PM Antivirus Firms "Won't Co-operate" With PC-Hacking Dutch Police
Monday April 29, 2013 @10:52AM Sophisticated Apache Backdoor In the Wild
Friday April 19, 2013 @06:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Thursday April 11, 2013 @11:05PM Bing Tops Google At Finding Malware
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @08:39AM S. Korea Says Cyber Attack From North Wiped 48,700 Machines
Saturday April 06, 2013 @09:48AM New Skype Malware Uses Victims' Machines To Mine Bitcoins
Thursday April 04, 2013 @07:18AM Russian Cyber Criminal Unmasked As Creator of "Most Successful" Apple Malware
Friday March 29, 2013 @03:45PM US and Russia Lead List of Malware Hosts
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @09:31AM Android Trojan Used in APT Attacks
Sunday March 24, 2013 @07:59PM South Korea Backtracks On China As Source of Cyberattack
Friday March 22, 2013 @08:41PM US Gov't To Scan More Civilian Infrastructure Traffic
Thursday March 21, 2013 @12:36PM New OS X Trojan Adware Injects Ads Into Chrome, Firefox, Safari
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @10:13PM Decade-Old Espionage Malware Found Targeting Government Computers
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @05:19PM Decade-old espionage malware found targeting government computers
Monday March 18, 2013 @07:35AM Why you should wipe the drive after a compromise
Thursday March 14, 2013 @07:44AM US Vulnerability Database Yanked Over Malware Infestation
Thursday February 28, 2013 @02:55PM Moscow's speed cameras 'knackered' by MYSTERY malware
Thursday February 28, 2013 @01:27AM 'Old School' Hackers Attack European Governments Using 'MiniDuke' Malware
Wednesday February 27, 2013 @01:16PM Hackers attack European governments using 'MiniDuke' malware
Monday February 18, 2013 @12:00PM Facebook Hacks Points To Much Bigger Threat For Mobile Developers
Monday February 18, 2013 @11:08AM Facebook Hacks Points to Much Bigger Threat for Mobile Developers
Saturday February 16, 2013 @09:32AM Facebook Employees' Laptops Compromised; User Data Believed Safe
Sunday February 10, 2013 @07:29PM Widespread Compromise Of Yahoo-Backed Email In New Zealand
Friday February 08, 2013 @12:47AM Rich Countries Suffer Less Malware, Says Microsoft Study
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @02:05PM Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users
Saturday February 02, 2013 @07:08AM Twitter #Hacked
Friday February 01, 2013 @07:05AM Online Ads Are More Dangerous Than Porn, Cisco Says
Friday February 01, 2013 @12:51AM "Bill Shocker" Malware Controls 620,000 Android Phones In China
Thursday January 31, 2013 @12:30PM Online Ads Are More Dangerous Than Porn, Cisco Says.
Thursday January 31, 2013 @10:00AM Chinese Hack New York Times
Friday January 25, 2013 @07:47PM Trojanized SSH Daemon In the Wild, Sending Passwords To Iceland
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @08:40AM Kaspersky Says Cyber Weapons "Cleaner" Than Traditional Weapons But "Much Worse"
Saturday January 19, 2013 @07:55AM Android Botnet Infects 1 Million Plus Phones
Thursday January 17, 2013 @05:47PM Microsoft Fails Antivirus Certification Test (Again), Challenges the Results
Thursday January 17, 2013 @12:57PM Facebook Lets You Harvest Account Phone Numbers
Thursday January 17, 2013 @09:09AM DHS Steps In As Regulator for Medical Device Security
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @06:34AM 'Red October' Infrastructure Dismantled Hours After Being Made Public
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @03:42AM Kaspersky Lab Identifies Advanced Cyber-Espionage Campaign
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @04:47AM Security Expert Says Java Vulnerability Could Take Years To Fix, Despite Patch
Monday January 14, 2013 @09:15AM "Red October" Espionage Malware Campaign Uncovered
Saturday January 12, 2013 @02:10AM Alleged ZeuS Botmaster Arrested For Stealing $100M From US Banks
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:09PM Oracle Knew of Latest Java 0-Day Security Hole In August
Friday January 04, 2013 @02:56AM No Patch On Tuesday For Internet Explorer Hole
Thursday January 03, 2013 @08:54AM Africa's Coming Cyber-Crime Epidemic
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @07:11PM Antivirus Software Performs Poorly Against New Threats
Sunday December 30, 2012 @05:35PM Google Blocks TwitPic Over Alleged Malware, Chrome Blocks Twitter Pages
Sunday December 30, 2012 @09:49AM New IE Vulnerability Used In Targeted Attacks; IE9, IE10 Users Safe
Friday December 28, 2012 @06:47PM New Android Malware Uses Google Play Icon To Trick Users
Wednesday December 26, 2012 @11:19AM How Do YOU Establish a Secure Computing Environment?
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @12:47PM 'Stuxnet-like' Malware Hits Manufacturing Industries in Iran
Sunday December 23, 2012 @04:46PM How do YOU establish a secure computing environment?
Sunday December 23, 2012 @04:19PM NSA Targeting Domestic Computer Systems
Monday December 17, 2012 @01:23AM Analysis of Dexter Malware Uncovers Mystery Man, and Links To Zeus
Saturday December 15, 2012 @10:12PM Ask Slashdot: What To Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @01:02PM Interviews: Eugene Kaspersky Answers Your Questions
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @10:28PM What Do I Tell Non-Tech Savvy Family About Malware?
Monday December 10, 2012 @09:28AM Google App Verification Service Detects Only 15% of Infected Apps
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:36PM Ransomware Is On The Rise
Thursday December 06, 2012 @08:16AM How the Eurograbber Attack Stole 36M Euros
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @06:51AM Mac Malware Targets Dalai Lama Supporters
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @05:22AM DARPA Hunting for Backdoors
Monday December 03, 2012 @10:41AM Interviews: Ask What You Will of Eugene Kaspersky
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:10AM Virus Eats School District's Homework
Friday November 23, 2012 @08:30AM U.S. Denies Using Flame Malware To Spy On French President
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @06:17PM US accused of hacking French president's office with Flame
Sunday November 18, 2012 @01:13PM Hacker vs. Counter-Hacker — a Legal Debate
Sunday November 18, 2012 @05:07AM New Malware Variant Uses Google Docs As a Proxy To Phone Home
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:38AM Cyberespionage For Everyone
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:09AM Critical Vulnerabilities In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, CryEngine 3
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:05AM Support Forums Reveal SCADA Infections

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