Slashdot Items Tagged "malware"

Date / Time Story
Saturday November 28, 2015 @01:24PM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need To Pay Ransom
Thursday November 26, 2015 @08:53AM Even the Dumbest Ransomware Is Almost Unremovable On Smart TVs
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:46PM High Level Coding Language Used To Create New POS Malware
Saturday November 21, 2015 @01:11AM Happy 30th Birthday, Windows!
Friday November 20, 2015 @06:04PM Investigation Reveals How Easy It Is To Hijack a Science Journal Website
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @08:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Sunday November 15, 2015 @12:29PM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday November 14, 2015 @06:23PM Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:51PM New Android Phones Hijackable With Chrome Exploit
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:51AM New Ransomware Business Cashing In On CryptoLocker's Name
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @08:55AM Ransomware Found Targeting Linux Servers, MySQL, Git, Other Development Files
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:30PM Apple Wages Battle To Keep App Store Malware-Free
Thursday November 05, 2015 @03:53PM Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Files "Offline"
Thursday November 05, 2015 @12:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:26AM Latest EMET Bypass Targets WoW64 Windows Subsystem
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:01AM FireEye: Many Companies Still Running XcodeGhost-Infected Apple Apps
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:41PM CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files For Free
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:50AM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:41AM MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:55AM Despite Takedown, the Dridex Botnet Is Running Again
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:36AM eFast Malware Hijacks Browser With Chrome Clone
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @11:28PM FBI and Join UK Against Forces Against Spread of Dridex Banking Malware
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @11:19PM Windows Phone Store Increasingly Targeted With Fake Mobile Apps
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @12:06PM International Exploit Kit Angler Thwarted By Cisco Security Team
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @11:29PM Nerves Rattled By Highly Suspicious Windows Update Delivered Worldwide
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:28AM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:26PM EPA To Overhaul Emissions Testing In the Wake of VW Cheating
Friday September 25, 2015 @09:15PM Intelligent System Hunts Out Malware Hidden In Shortened URLs
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:05PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @07:51AM Number of XcodeGhost-Infected iOS Apps Rises
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:36PM Skype For Microsoft Edge Will Work From the Browser, No Plug-Ins Required
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:19PM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @07:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Sunday September 20, 2015 @04:36PM Volkswagen Could Face $18 Billion Fine Over Emission-Cheating Software
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:34AM Some Trump Donors Get Fleeced By 3rd-Party Payment System
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:34AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Friday September 18, 2015 @06:33PM AT&T Says Malware Secretly Unlocked Hundreds of Thousands of Phones
Thursday September 17, 2015 @01:19PM What's In Your Hand? This Malware Knows
Thursday September 17, 2015 @07:31AM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @12:34PM When Does Software Start Becoming Malware?
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:01AM Attackers Install Highly Persistent Malware Implants On Cisco Routers
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:22AM In Survey of American Universities, MIT Scores Worst In Cybersecurity
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:39AM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:04AM "Extremely Critical" OS X Keychain Vulnerability Steals Passwords Via SMS
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:03AM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:17AM Porn-themed Android Ransomware Takes Your Picture Before Asking For Money
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @12:29PM Shifu Banking Trojan Has an Antivirus Feature To Keep Other Malware At Bay
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Sunday August 23, 2015 @06:53PM Why Car Info Tech Is So Thoroughly At Risk
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:19AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:50AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Friday August 14, 2015 @01:10PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Friday August 14, 2015 @01:07PM Windows 10 still 'phones home' with data in spite of privacy settings
Friday August 14, 2015 @01:06PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @12:05PM Lenovo Installed Software On Laptops That Persisted After Complete Wipes
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @11:12AM Firefox 40 Arrives With Windows 10 Support, Expanded Malware Protection
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @07:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Monday August 10, 2015 @07:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Monday August 10, 2015 @01:59AM Cortana Can Now Replace Google Now On Android Devices
Sunday August 09, 2015 @12:53PM Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones?
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @01:25PM Hackers Exploit Adobe Flash Vulnerability In Yahoo Ads
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:01AM Cleaning Up Botnets Takes Years, May Never Be Completed
Saturday August 01, 2015 @02:23PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Disable Windows 10's Privacy-Invading Features?
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:10AM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Friday July 24, 2015 @09:30PM Using HTML5 To Hide Malware
Thursday July 23, 2015 @10:39AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Thursday July 23, 2015 @10:36AM What Non-Experts Can Learn From Experts About Real Online Security
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @09:59AM Free Tools For Detecting Hacking Team Malware In Your Systems
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:04PM Australian Cops and Anti-Corruption Agencies Keen On Hacking Team Malware
Monday July 06, 2015 @05:08PM Click-Fraud Trojan Politely Updates Flash On Compromised Computers
Thursday July 02, 2015 @01:29PM Angler Exploit Kit Evasion Techniques Keep Cryptowall Thriving
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:10AM Interviews: Brian Krebs Answers Your Questions
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @07:36AM Malwarebytes Offers Pirates Its Premium Antimalware Product For Free
Saturday June 27, 2015 @12:23PM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Friday June 26, 2015 @07:49AM The Next Java Update Could Make Yahoo Your Default Search Provider
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @11:40AM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Sunday June 21, 2015 @09:21AM 1 In 3 Data Center Servers Is a Zombie
Friday June 19, 2015 @09:07PM Secunia Drops Public Listing of Vulnerabilities
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @07:44AM The Words That Indicate Malicious Domain URLs
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:39PM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:54AM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @11:47AM Latest Vector To Attack Point-of-Sale Terminals: Email
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @11:37AM Exploit Kit Delivers Pharming Attacks Against SOHO Routers
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:22AM Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online
Thursday May 14, 2015 @10:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:23AM Anonymous Accused of Running a Botnet Using Thousands of Hacked Home Routers
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:47AM Self-Destructing Virus Kills Off PCs
Sunday May 03, 2015 @12:05AM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:31AM TeslaCrypt Isn't All That Cryptic
Friday April 24, 2015 @11:24PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 09, 2015 @03:43PM Google Is Too Slow At Clearing Junkware From the Chrome Extension Store
Thursday April 02, 2015 @07:49AM MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:13PM EFF Questions US Government's Software Flaw Disclosure Policy
Monday March 30, 2015 @10:24AM How Malvertising Abuses Real-Time Bidding On Ad Networks
Saturday March 28, 2015 @12:10AM Github Under JS-Based "Greatfire" DDoS Attack, Allegedly From Chinese Government
Thursday March 26, 2015 @12:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:34AM Hack Air-Gapped Computers Using Heat
Sunday March 22, 2015 @04:10AM LightEater Malware Attack Places Millions of Unpatched BIOSes At Risk
Thursday March 19, 2015 @08:19AM Persistent BIOS Rootkit Implant To Debut At CanSecWest
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @11:21PM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @10:56AM Researchers Find Same RSA Encryption Key Used 28,000 Times
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @08:48AM Ex-NSA Researcher Claims That DLL-Style Attacks Work Just Fine On OS X
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:21PM New Crypto-Ransomware Encrypts Video Game Files
Thursday March 12, 2015 @02:28PM OpenSSL To Undergo Massive Security Audit
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @09:37AM New Evidence Strengthens NSA Ties To Equation Group Malware
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Sunday March 08, 2015 @02:47PM Lenovo Still Shipping Laptops With Superfish
Saturday March 07, 2015 @01:13AM uTorrent Quietly Installs Cryptocurrency Miner
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:50PM Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:03AM Blu-Ray Players Hackable Via Malicious Discs
Thursday February 26, 2015 @02:07AM 3 Million Strong RAMNIT Botnet Taken Down
Monday February 23, 2015 @12:29AM SSL-busting code that threatened Lenovo users found in a dozen more apps
Monday February 23, 2015 @12:26AM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Saturday February 21, 2015 @02:46PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Saturday February 21, 2015 @11:21AM Linux Foundation: Bugs Can Be Made Shallow With Proper Funding
Saturday February 21, 2015 @07:27AM US State Department Can't Get Rid of Email Hackers
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:44AM Superfish Security Certificate Password Cracked, Creating New Attack Vector
Thursday February 19, 2015 @05:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:26PM Jamie Oliver's Website Serving Malware
Thursday February 19, 2015 @11:30AM New Android Trojan Fakes Device Shut Down, Spies On Users
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @08:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Friday January 23, 2015 @12:41AM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Thursday January 22, 2015 @12:10AM Bypass Demonstrated for Microsoft Use-After-Free Mitigation in IE
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @12:38AM Silverlight Exploits Up, Java Exploits Down, Says Cisco
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:58PM Ask Slashdot: Can I Trust Android Rooting Tools?
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @10:13AM How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads
Friday January 09, 2015 @12:50PM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Monday January 05, 2015 @12:30AM Writer: How My Mom Got Hacked
Friday January 02, 2015 @11:02AM 2014: The Year We Learned How Vulnerable Third-Party Code Libraries Are
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @10:53AM Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @09:04PM North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @11:17AM Apple Pushes First Automated OS X Security Update
Saturday December 20, 2014 @08:43AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Friday December 19, 2014 @11:00PM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Monday December 15, 2014 @02:47PM Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:33PM Bank Security Software EULA Allows Spying On Users
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:14PM New Destover Malware Signed By Stolen Sony Certificate
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @10:28AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:34AM Fraudulent Apps Found In Apple's Store
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @02:34PM FBI: Wiper Malware Has Korean Language Packs, Hard Coded Targets
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:16PM Syrian Electronic Army Takes Credit For News Site Hacking
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @12:15AM Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies
Sunday November 23, 2014 @11:44PM Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years
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
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:43AM Book review: Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First
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
Monday August 18, 2014 @01:07AM The Windows Store is a Cesspool of Scam Apps, Why Doesn't Microsoft Care?
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