Tag: malware

Iowa Student Arrested for Changing Grades Using Keylogger Malware

A former student at the University of Iowa has been arrested in his hometown of Denver after using hardware keyloggers throughout university computers to infiltrate the grading data. 22-year-old...

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Here are the 10 Most Malware Infected States in the Country

A new report has canvassed more than 1.5 million malware infections in the United States to reveal interesting takeaways from the first half of 2017. New Hampshire is the state with the highest...

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The Growing Insider Threat

A security threat originating from within the organization which is targeted or attacked is an insider threat. Insider attacks are rapidly increasing and becoming more prevalent in organizations. In...

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Dvamp is Android’s First Trojan Malware with Code Injection

A sophisticated and dangerous new trojan malware, Dvamp, has emerged as the first-known trojan for Android operating system with code injection. In April this year, cybersecurity researchers at...

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xLED Malware Steals Secure Data Using Router LEDs

A newly discovered malware developed specifically for routers or a network switch has the ability to take over the compromised devices’ LEDs to use them to transmit data in binary to a nearby...

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Judy Malware May Have Affected 36.5 Million Android Devices

Researchers have discovered what could possibly be the “largest malware campaign found on Google Play”, a Korean auto-licking adware dubbed “Judy”. While the newest wave of malware doesn’t...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Controlled Malware

As the world of internet of things (IoT) grows, the number of attacks through the cyber space will continue to grow as well. Recently, with the massive worldwide spread of the ransomware, WannaCry,...

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40% of Android Devices at Risk of Screen Hijack Exploit

Security researchers have uncovered a significant flaw in Google’s popular mobile platform Android, allowing malicious attackers to target victims with a plethora of malware. While Google has...

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US Feds Start Dismantling Destructive Spam Botnet Kelihos

The US Department of Justice has announced the launch of an extensive effort to put an end to the Kelihos botnet, a global network of over 10,000 infected computers that has been delivering spam and...

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Disk-Wiping Malware KillDisk Now Targets Linux Systems

Infamous disk-wiping malware KillDisk gains an update which sees it compromise Linux systems alongside Windows machines. The malware, known to be used in hacking attacks during espionage operations...

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