The botnet uses port scanning code from Mirai, a first for Android-related attacks, according to researchers.
Oracle has issued a fix, but many Micros systems could still be vulnerable.
A zero-day exploit targeting Adobe Flash Players has been reported by the South Korean Computer Emergency Response Team and confirmed by Adobe.
Crypto mining botnets provide a stealthy way to generate big bucks, without the downsides of ransomware.
Researchers say Smominru threat actors are in control of 500,000 node botnet and earning $8,500 daily mining for Monero cryptocurrency.
In 2017 Google removed apps that violated the Google Play policies because they were malicious, purposely copied a more popular app or served up inappropriate content.
Over 2,000 WordPress sites are infected as part of a keylogger campaign that leverages an old malicious script.
The team behind the popular open-source framework Electron warns a remote code execution flaw could compromise user privacy.
Two related Mirai variants called Masuta and PureMasuta have links to a hacker identified as Nexus Zeta.
Russian authorities have broken up a crime ring involving a hacker and willing gas-station employees who have used malicious software to cheat customers of gas.