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Cyber Report: Attackers on Network

Cyber attacks pose a greater risk than physical attacks, said 80 percent of C-level executives and IT security professionals, while 51 percent believe a cyber attacker is currently in their corporate network, or have been in the past year, a new survey said. Continued reports of nation-based attacks on global critical infrastructure and businesses, combined […]

Trojan Speaks Local Languages

A Citadel malware variant is capable of delivering fraudulent web pages automatically customized to the language of each market and brand targeted. While not the first use of HTML injection in multiple languages, the authors of this Citadel variant have taken the time to customize the HTML injections for multiple brands in multiple languages, said […]

‘DarkSeoul’ Behind S. Korea Attacks

A cybercriminal gang dubbed DarkSeoul could be responsible for numerous sophisticated cyberattacks against South Korea over the past four years, including two attacks that took place this year. The DarkSeoul gang is responsible for the March attacks on broadcasters and financial institutions, and this week’s attacks on government websites, said researchers at Symantec. In addition […]

Mobile Malware Threats Up 614%

The number of mobile malware threats increased by 614 percent from March 2012 to March 2013, a new report said. Over that one-year period a total of 276,259 malicious apps ended up identified, according to the Juniper Networks annual Mobile Threats Report, a study based on information collected by the company’s Mobile Threat Center. RELATED […]

Opera Certificate Stolen

The makers of the Opera browser, Opera Software, said its internal network was the victim of a targeted attack where hackers made off with at least one certificate they used to sign malware. The Norway-based company, where two percent of Internet users operate the browser, said the hackers did not compromise any data belonging to […]

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