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Over 17000 Mac Machines Affected by 'iWorm' Botnet Malware

Over 17000 Mac Machines Affected by 'iWorm' Botnet Malware

A newly discovered zombie network that exclusively targets Apple computers running Mac OS X across t...
Hackers Using 'Shellshock' Bash Vulnerability to Launch Botnet Attacks

Hackers Using 'Shellshock' Bash Vulnerability to Launch Botnet Attacks

Researchers on Thursday discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in the widely u...
Malicious Advertisements Found on Java.com, Other High-Profile Sites

Malicious Advertisements Found on Java.com, Other High-Profile Sites

A New York-based online ad network company AppNexus, that provides a platform specializing in re...
FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

Botnets - a secretly compromised networks of ordinary home and office computers with rogue so...
After Takedown, GameOver Zeus Banking Trojan Returns Again

After Takedown, GameOver Zeus Banking Trojan Returns Again

A month after the FBI and Europol took down the GameOver Zeus botnet by seizing servers and disrupt...
BrutPOS Botnet Compromises insecure RDP Servers at Point-of-Sale Systems

BrutPOS Botnet Compromises insecure RDP Servers at Point-of-Sale Systems

Cyber criminals are infecting thousands of computers around the world with malware and are utili...
Facebook Takes Down Bitcoin Stealing Botnet that Infected 250,000 Computers

Facebook Takes Down Bitcoin Stealing Botnet that Infected 250,000 Computers

Once again Facebook is on The Hacker News ! This time not for any scam or surveillance, but for ...
New Cridex Banking Trojan variant Surfaces with Self-Spreading Functionality

New Cridex Banking Trojan variant Surfaces with Self-Spreading Functionality

In an effort to infect large number of people, cybercriminals have developed a new malicious sof...
Microsoft Seized No-IP Domains, Millions of Dynamic DNS Service Users Suffer Outage

Microsoft Seized No-IP Domains, Millions of Dynamic DNS Service Users Suffer Outage

In an effort to crackdown on cyber crimes, Microsoft has taken a legal action against a malware...
DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

Hackers are leveraging large number of compromised machines (a botnet network) to carry out mas...
U.S Federal Agencies Want To Secretly Hack Suspects' Computers for Criminal Evidence

U.S Federal Agencies Want To Secretly Hack Suspects' Computers for Criminal Evidence

The US Justice Department (DOJ) is seeking a transition in the criminal rules that would make th...
ZeuS Botnet Updating Infected Systems with Rootkit-Equipped Trojan

ZeuS Botnet Updating Infected Systems with Rootkit-Equipped Trojan

ZeuS , or Zbot is one of the oldest families of financial malware , it is a Trojan horse capable...
Vulnerability in World Largest Video Site Turned Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies

Vulnerability in World Largest Video Site Turned Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies

An application layer or 'layer 7' distributed denial of service ( DDoS ) attacks is one ...
Popular Remote access Trojan njRAT fuels Middle East Cyber Crime

Popular Remote access Trojan njRAT fuels Middle East Cyber Crime

Again the sophisticated piece of malware, " njRAT " has come to picture targeting the gove...
Android Malware 'Dendroid' targeting Indian Users

Android Malware 'Dendroid' targeting Indian Users

The devices are becoming smarter, therefore the chances to abuse them have increased. As the share o...
Facebook Unveils ThreatData, a framework for Web Security

Facebook Unveils ThreatData, a framework for Web Security

Defending and Analysis of online threats and malwares   have become more challenging nowadays a...
Gameover ZeuS Trojan Targets Users of Monster.com Employment Portal

Gameover ZeuS Trojan Targets Users of Monster.com Employment Portal

Zeus Trojan is one of the most popular families of Banking Trojan, which was also used in a targ...