A new piece of custom malware sold on the underground Internet market is being used to siphon payment card data from point-of-sale (POS) systems, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor McAfee.
The malware is essentially a simple network proxy, which pretends to be a system update in order to get unwitting users to install it.
The financial sector is under threat from increasingly sophisticated malware attacks, a Symantec report has claimed, with many security solutions ineffective against modern Trojans.
A new exploit for a previously unknown and unpatched Java vulnerability is being actively used by attackers to infect computers with malware, according to researchers from security firm FireEye.
Software giant Microsoft saw its Azure cloud service crash, its Mac systems hacked, and a malware intrusion.
Attackers are using fake versions of a recently released report about a Chinese cyberespionage group as bait in new spear-phishing attacks that target Japanese and Chinese users.
The latest McAfee Threats Report illustrates increasing threat of mobile malware, especially those targeting Android devices.
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Security researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a new phishing scam that installs a malicious extension in the Chrome web browser in order to turn Facebook 'likes' into cash for cyber crooks.