IBM researchers developed AI powered malware to demonstrate future threat models

IBM researchers developed AI powered malware to demonstrate future threat models

IBM researchers at Black Hat USA 2018 announced their development of DeepLocker, described as a highly targeted and evasive attack tool powered by AI.
By Robert Able Aug 10 2018, 11:53AM
Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

A Linux kernel vulnerability affecting version 4.9 and up could allow an attacker to carry out denial-of-service attacks on a system with an available open port, according to a 6 August security advisory.
By Robert Able Aug 9 2018, 2:35PM
Fortnite's Android version will require disabling security settings to install

Fortnite's Android version will require disabling security settings to install

Fortnite's Android version will be ditching the Google Play Store after a dispute over Google's 30 percent revenue share, opting instead to distribute through the Epic Games, the game's creator, website.
By Robert Able Aug 8 2018, 10:49AM
Malicious Windows executable files hidden in Google Play Apps

Malicious Windows executable files hidden in Google Play Apps

Palo Alto Unit 42 researchers identified 145 Google Play apps infected with malicious Window's Executable Files.
By Robert Able Aug 7 2018, 10:01AM
Android P security updates include hardware security module

Android P security updates include hardware security module

Android has announced the upcoming version of its operating system, Android P, will include several security improvements.
By Robert Able Aug 1 2018, 10:34AM
Fortnite click-fraud scammers set to earn $US1 million

Fortnite click-fraud scammers set to earn $US1 million

Imperva researchers estimate Fortnite scammers are earning nearly US$ 1 million annually through pay per click advertising by exploiting users eager to get free in-game currency.
By Robert Able Jul 31 2018, 1:34PM
Intel patches three vulnerabilities in its Smart Sound Tech

Intel patches three vulnerabilities in its Smart Sound Tech

Intel released patches for three high-severity flaws in its Smart Sound Technology, which if left unpatched could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on Intel Core and Atom processor-based PCs.
By Robert Able Jul 30 2018, 10:48AM
Game of Thrones hacker and dam hacker make FBI most wanted cyber-criminals list

Game of Thrones hacker and dam hacker make FBI most wanted cyber-criminals list

The threat actor who hacked and held unaired Game of Thrones episodes for ransom has landed himself a spot on the FBI's 41 most-wanted cyber-criminals list.
By Robert Able Jul 25 2018, 11:48AM
Savvy phishing attack targets Gmail accounts with high success rates

Savvy phishing attack targets Gmail accounts with high success rates

Wordfence researchers spotted a new phishing campaign with a high success rate for compromising accounts targeting Gmail account.
By Robert Able Jan 19 2017, 10:26AM
Spora ransomware encrypts offline and offers unique payment options

Spora ransomware encrypts offline and offers unique payment options

Kaspersky and Bleeping Computer researchers spotted a ransomware that works offline and uses a uniquely sophisticated payment site.
By Robert Able Jan 13 2017, 12:05PM
Android Marcher malware mimics Super Mario Run

Android Marcher malware mimics Super Mario Run

Malware makers take advantage of the lack of a version for Android devices.
By Robert Able Jan 10 2017, 11:23AM