This year's 17th Association of anti-Virus Asia Researchers international conference, "AVAR 2014" came back to Sydney, Australia with the theme "Security Down-Under".
It took some time but they're finally here – Brazilian cybercriminals have started to target their attacks towards mobile banking users.
Kaspersky Lab products detected and neutralized a total of 1,325,106,041 threats in the third quarter of 2014. Our solutions blocked 696,977 attacks that attempted to launch malware capable of stealing money from online banking accounts. Were detected 74,489 new malicious mobile programs, including 7010 mobile banking Trojans.
The recent shutdown of SilkRoad 2.0 was just a small part of the events affecting the Tor network that unfolded last week.
We collected Stuxnet files for two years. After analyzing more than 2,000 of these files, we were able to identify the organizations that were the first victims of the worm's different variants in 2009 and 2010. Perhaps an analysis of their activity can explain why they became "patients zero" (the original, or zero, victims).
For the past seven years, a strong threat actor named Darkhotel, also known as Tapaoux, has carried out a number of successful attacks against a wide range of victims from around the world. It employs methods and techniques which go well beyond typical cybercriminal behavior.
Recently, news appeared about an interesting attack where cybercriminals infect iPhones and Mac OSX users with a rather peculiar malware dubbed WireLurker. Yesterday, our friend Jaime Blasco from Alienvault discovered a Win32 malicious tool that appears to be related.
In this blogpost, we will review in detail the possible vectors for an attack launched on a corporate network from an infected computer within it.
The ten year anniversary edition of the Electronic KnockOut Party, held annually in Buenos Aires, Argentina, was certainly special!
The Hack In The Box (HITB) SecConf 2014 was held from the 13 to the 16 of October, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. More than 500 people from around the world participated in the event. Unfortunately, 2014 was the final round of this nice event.