Monthly Archives: July 2012
Web-based malware dynamically obfuscates itself to try to evade detection by anti-virus software.
Watch this video to see it in action.
Phishers have taken advantage of the network disruption suffered by the O2 mobile network earlier this month.
A security expert recently made an astonishing claim at a North American security event: one in three Android apps is malware-infected, and almost all devices are compromised.
Sounds like terrible news for Android users - but is it true?
A teenage hacker who stole private information belonging to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and clogged up the UK's national anti-terrorism telephone hotline, has been jailed for six months.
Cybercriminals have spammed out malware, attached to emails claiming to be related to discounts for offers on Groupon.
Google has admitted that it still has some Street View data that the UK Information Commissioner's Office told it to get rid of in 2010.
Apple released Safari 6 as part of its new Mac operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as a version for Lion that fixes a whopping 121 security vulnerabilties.
But what about Windows and Snow Leopard? It seems Apple is leaving users of them behind.
An alert Naked Security reader and Mountain Lion early adopter has pointed us at a quirky new twist in the licensing conditions in Apple's latest OS update...
The website of controversial TV nutritionist Gillian McKeith has been compromised by hackers, who are using it as a staging post in their spam activities.
Internet security and privacy are enjoying a spirited public airing in Australia today.
The wires are abuzz with claims that hackers stole 40GB of data from an ISP in protest against proposed new data retention laws.
Irene Michlin from SophosLabs shares her thoughts on a presentation that suggests the good guys should strike back by writing malware to target criminals.
A malware campaign has been sent out, seemingly just to email addresses ending in ".de", claiming that photos of the recipient can be found in the attached file.
After further analysis, more information has emerged about the Morcut Mac OS X malware which was discovered this week.
A summary from the first panel session of Black Hat 2012 where infosec luminaries Jeff Moss, Adam Shostack, Bruce Schneier and Marcus Ranum tackled the role of government in securing the internet.
Have you received a traffic ticket from New York cops?
Or are you actually a target for a spammed-out malware attack?