Industroyer Malware Can Shut Down Electricity Distribution Systems

Hackers have developed powerful malware that can shut down electricity distribution systems and possibly other critical infrastructure, two cyber-security firms announced Monday, with one report linking it to Russia. Slovakia-based ESET said the malware is the most powerful threat to appear since Stuxnet, the hacking tool used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program believed developed by […]

This Malware Is Targeting Attacks on Mobile Devices

As you likely already know, the number of mobile users continues to grow, and search engines have become increasingly mobile-focused/inclusive. As search engines adapt and account for the shift in user behavior to mobile, so do websites and advertisers. And as websites and advertisers optimize and adapt their strategy to target mobile platforms, so do […]

Internet-connected gadgets blamed for Friday malware attack

Poorly secured devices may have been compromised and turned into a “botnet” that powered the attack. Photo:AFP London/New York: Vulnerable Internet-connected devices such as cameras and digital video recorders may be to blame for the attack that took down some of the world’s most popular websites on Friday. Malware that targets the “Internet of things,” […]

Pakistan, Indonesia Lead in Malware attacks: Microsoft

Pakistan, Indonesia, the Palestinian territories, Bangladesh, and Nepal entice the best prices of attemptedmalware attacks, in line with Microsoft Corp. nations that attracted the fewest include Japan, Finland, Norway and Sweden, Microsoft said in a brand new examine, based on sensors in structures jogging Microsoft anti-malware software. “We take a look at north of 10 […]

Malware With Mars Rover Code Used to Target India-Afghanistan Relations: Report

A high profile Indian diplomat, the Ambassador to Afghanistan, was recently the target of a security attack. The malware was reportedly delivered via an email that was crafted and spoofed to look like it was sent by Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister of India. The attack was initiated on December 24, 2015, reports security firm Palo […]