Malware

Airports, ATMs, hospitals: Microsoft Windows XP leak would be less of an issue, if so many didn’t use it

The source code of the Windows XP operating system is now circulating online as a huge 43GB mega-dump. Although the…

1 month ago

New Android malware hides behind apps that gives out free perks

Security researchers recently discovered a new Android malware that hides behind mobile apps promising to give out free products. A…

2 months ago

Man offered $1M in Bitcoin to plant malware

A Russian national offered to pay a man US$1 million [AUS$1.39 million] in Bitcoin or cash to install malware on…

2 months ago

Browser-based cryptojacking surges to 163%

Cybersecurity company Symantec reports that there's been a massive 163% surge in browser-based cryptojacking in Q2 2020. The company notes…

2 months ago

Crypto mining malware found on Amazon Web Services

Cryptocurrency mining malware was found on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace in the form of a Windows 2008 virtual server…

2 months ago

Malware comes pre-installed in Chinese smartphone brand

A recent security report reveals that a particular Chinese smartphone brand pre-installs malware on its devices. According to the report,…

2 months ago