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Roaming Mantis goes global, adds crypto-mining

Roaming Mantis is designed mainly to steal user information and to provide attackers with full control over the compromised device

30 May 2018 12:11 PM

ZooPark: New malware campaign via compromised sites

ZooPark is a sophisticated cyberespionage campaign targeting users of Android devices based in several Middle Eastern countries.

16 May 2018 1:13 PM

Importance of information sharing in battle against cyber threats

Layered analysis of cyber data, including DNS queries, leads to stronger protection against DDoS, malware, and botnet attacks.

30 Apr 2018 2:41 PM

New Roaming Mantis malware affecting smartphones in Asia: Report

The Roaming Mantis malware checks if the device is rooted and requests permission to be notified of any activity undertaken by the user.

19 Apr 2018 2:37 PM

Kaspersky Lab detects malware attacking smartphones in Asia

Between February and April 2018, researchers detected the malware in over 150 user networks.

18 Apr 2018 3:33 PM


Kaspersky Lab’s threat hunting tool goes into open source domain

KLara can run a fast, distributed series of YARA searches, involving multiple rules and multiple sample collections.

03 Apr 2018 1:54 PM

'A stitch in time saves nine' — Mitigating security breach

A breach can cause immense loss if the concerned organisation is not prepared.

23 Mar 2018 2:03 PM

Chinese-speaking APT actor caught spying on pharmaceutical organisations

The infamous PlugX malware has been detected in pharmaceutical organisations in Vietnam, aimed at stealing precious business information.

15 Mar 2018 1:54 PM

Preparing for the Next Mobile Attack

Prevention driven approach to mobile security can help organisations achieve the right balance of protection, mobility and productivity.

02 Mar 2018 11:58 AM

FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

The report mentions that criminals have been following a global agenda, using hot topics such as FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin to fool and steal.

17 Feb 2018 2:19 PM


Warning! POS machines stealing credit, debit card data

The malware steals card details, specifically magnetic strip data so likely more targeted in countries where chip and pin is prevalent.

12 Feb 2018 12:16 PM

New botnet infects 20,000 devices, uses P2P communication

Dubbed Hide N' Seek, it can also carry out data exfiltration, code execution and interference with a device's operation.

08 Feb 2018 2:34 PM

Porn-themed malware hit 25 per cent of victims in 2017

25.4 per cent of mobile malware victims were attacked by malicious programs using adult content to lure them in installing malware.

01 Feb 2018 3:21 PM

A single text message can now crash your iPhone

A research states that a ‘text bomb’, which has a bug can now cripple your Apple phone.

22 Jan 2018 1:47 PM

AdultSwine malware attacks children’s app with pornographic content

The ‘AdultSwine’ malware has attacked at least 60 children-friendly apps on Google Play.

17 Jan 2018 2:29 PM


Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

The malicious software displayed pornographic ads and tried to trick users into buying premium services.

13 Jan 2018 8:32 AM

ICICI Bank says mobile app malware not a threat to customers

Growth of mobile transactions is much faster than the incremental transactions through the Internet.

12 Jan 2018 5:45 PM

Intel's Spectre patches can cause reboot problems in old chips

If required, Intel will distribute a revised firware update through normal channels.

12 Jan 2018 8:55 AM

AMD chips exposed to both variants of Spectre security flaw

AMD on January 3 said that its chips were at “near zero risk” from the second Spectre variant.

12 Jan 2018 8:39 AM

Explainer: How chip flaws Spectre, Meltdown work and what's next

The vulnerabilities, known as Meltdown and Spectre, can allow passwords and other sensitive data on chips to be read.

12 Jan 2018 8:23 AM