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This Malware Can Transfer Data via USB Emissions from Air-Gapped Computers

This Malware Can Transfer Data via USB Emissions from Air-Gapped Computers

September 04, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Air-gapped computers that are isolated from the Internet or other networks and believed to be the most secure computers on the planet hav...
Warning! Think Twice Before Using USB Drives

Warning! Think Twice Before Using USB Drives

March 23, 2016Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered a new data-stealing Trojan that makes special use of USB devices in order to spread itself and does ...
BadUSB Malware Code Released — Turn USB Drives Into Undetectable CyberWeapons

BadUSB Malware Code Released — Turn USB Drives Into Undetectable CyberWeapons

October 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Once again USB has come up as a major threat to a vast number of users who use USB drives – including USB sticks and keyboards. Security...
Cryptolocker Malware learned to replicate itself through removable USB drives

Cryptolocker Malware learned to replicate itself through removable USB drives

January 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the category of Ransomware Malware, a nasty piece of malware called  CRYPTOLOCKER  is on the top, that threatened most of the people aro...
Super 'Stuxnet' Malware development in progress to destroy Iran’s nuclear program

Super 'Stuxnet' Malware development in progress to destroy Iran’s nuclear program

December 03, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Saudi Arabia and Israel’s Mossad intelligence division are reportedly collaborating to develop a computer worm more destructive than the Stu...
Malware infected International Atomic Energy Agency Computers

Malware infected International Atomic Energy Agency Computers

October 22, 2013Wang Wei
Hackers and malware are everywhere, waiting for you around every corner of the Internet. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) , whi...
New ZeuS Malware spreading automatically via USB Flash Drives

New ZeuS Malware spreading automatically via USB Flash Drives

June 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
The notorious Zeus Trojan , a family of banking malware known for stealing passwords and draining the accounts of its victims, has steadily...
Microsoft flaw allows USB loaded with payload to bypass security controls

Microsoft flaw allows USB loaded with payload to bypass security controls

March 15, 2013Wang Wei
During  March Patch Tuesday of 2013 , Microsoft released seven new security bulletins, with four rated as critical, and others as Importan...
Malware Infects US Power Plants through USB Drives

Malware Infects US Power Plants through USB Drives

January 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Emergency Response Team has released a report , which stated that two American electrical p...