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New malware program hooks into networking APIs to steal banking data

The Emotet malware can sniff information even from HTTPS connections, researchers from Trend Micro said.

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Rare text message worm targets Android devices

The new Selfmite Android malware spreads by sending text messages with a malicious link to the device owner's contacts

Researchers expect surge of rootkits targeting 64-bit PCs

Rootkits are again on the rise with the number of new samples reaching levels not seen since 2011, a McAfee report said

Nokia blackmailed in 2007 after digital key stolen

Someone blackmailed Nokia in 2007 by threatenting to leak a digital key the company used to sign Symbian applications, a news report says.

Zeus Trojan alternative created from scratch hits the underground market

Built-in extensibility could help a new Trojan program called Pandemiya see wider distribution despite its high price, researchers say.

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One-click test finds Gameover Zeus infections on PCs

Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program.

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KnowBe4 backs its training with a crypto-ransom guarantee

KnowBe4 is so confident in its security awareness training it is offering to pay ransomware demands if a user falls victim to a crypto-ransom attack.

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Malicious advertisements on major websites lead to ransomware

Cisco said the attacks can be traced to advertisements on Disney, Facebook and The Guardian newspaper.

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Trojan app encrypts files on Android devices, demands ransom

It's the first Android ransomware threat with file-encrypting abilities, researchers from ESET said

ISPs should quarantine infected computers, researchers say

Forcing users to clean their infected computers on an ongoing basis would be more disruptive to cybercriminals than botnet takedowns, some security researchers say.