So much for the air gap defense.
What's more brazen than a toolbar sucking up your system resources to mine for Bitcoins? A toolbar that announces its plans to hog your CPU in its terms of service agreement.
The purveyors of the Cryptolocker Trojan have lowered their ransom demands in light of the soaring value of their preferred currency, Bitcoins, a security firm reports.
Kaspersky Lab researchers warn that attackers could start to aggressively distribute this malware in the near future.
The security vendor has seen an uptick in infections as well as command-and-control servers.
Security vendor McAfee's research arm, McAfee Labs, has identified growth across four threat trends, including Android-based malware, signed malware, spam, and virtual currencies.
The malware is called i2Ninja and uses the I2P network (also called the darknet) as a command-and-control (C&C) channel, according to security researchers.
PCs make great travel companions, but you need to treat them right.
It’s not clear how many users have Silverlight installed on their computers, but their number is likely to be in the tens of millions.
Malicious software aimed at stealing online banking credentials surged in the third quarter of this year to a level not seen since 2002, according to a new report from Trend Micro.