Microsoft’s November Patch Tuesday fixes include mitigation against a zero-day vulnerability leaving Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 open to attack.
Meanwhile, Saturday now is the most “dangerous” day of the week for DDoS attacks.
The main source of infection on industrial control systems was the internet, researchers at Kaspersky Lab found in a new report.
BusyGasper is rudimentary spyware with a bevy of novel twists that is highly effective at collecting and exfiltrating data from Android phones.
In addition to traditional phishing, fraudulent cryptocurrency offers pose a rising trend.
The threat actors appear to be in a reconnaissance phase, which could be a prelude to a larger cyber-sabotage attack meant to destroy and paralyze infrastructure.
Researchers are warning malware payloads can bypass traditional AV protection when delivered buried inside images, documents or even just a pixel.
Mobile apps leak personal data via insecure ads that transmit ad-targeting data insecurely.
Threatpost talks to Kaspersky Lab researcher Kurt Baumgartner who was instrumental in tracking the latest activities of the Russian-speaking Sofacy APT gang.
Matt Tait gives a list of examples throughout history where politically motivated groups have used disinformation and hacking as part of a campaign to shape public opinion.