A piece of malware designed to launch brute-force password guessing attacks against websites built with popular content management systems like WordPress and Joomla has started being used to also attack email and FTP servers.
A new piece of information-stealing malware that appeared earlier this year has been rapidly gaining traction during the past few weeks, with hundreds of infection attempts being detected every day by antivirus vendors.
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The Obad.a Android Trojan identified in June turns out to have the innovative and predatory capability to piggyback on malware botnets.
The attack campaign, which has been dubbed “Kimsuky,” involves the use of malware to steal sensitive information from South Korean research institutions.
Android malware is following in the footsteps of Windows malware with attackers adopting some of the same distribution and monetization techniques despite the major differences between the platforms.
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The spike is likely being caused by a botnet, according to one of the original Tor developers.
In a study conducted by TNS Global for Halon, an email security service, 30 percent of those surveyed admitted they would open an email, even if they were aware that it contained a virus or was otherwise suspicious.