Malware
British cyber expert pleads guilty to creating malware  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 has pleaded guilty to developing malware to steal banking information more
WannaCry Ransomware 'Hero' Marcus Hutchins Admits to Malware Charges  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Marcus Hutchins said, "I've pleaded guilty to two charges related to writing malware in the years prior to my career in security." more
NHS hack hero pleads guilty to cyber crime charges in US  Sky News · 1 day
The British hacker who helped stop the ransomware attack on the NHS has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the US, according to court documents. more
Hacking 'hero' Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to US malware charges  BBC · 2 days
Marcus Hutchins said he regrets his actions and accepts "full responsibility for my mistakes". more
Malware researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty, ending his legal case  TechCrunch · 2 days
Malware researcher Marcus Hutchins has pleaded guilty to two counts of creating and selling a powerful banking malware, ending a long and protracted battle with U.S. prosecutors. Hutchins,... more
WannaCry hero pleads guilty to developing banking malware  THE VERGE · 2 days
Marcus Hutchins, best known for his role in stopping the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack, has pleaded guilty to two charges... more
Evernote’s Mac app could have allowed remote code execution; now fixed [Video]  9to5Mac · 4 days
Evernote’s Mac app had a vulnerability that could have allowed an attack to remotely launch malicious code … more… The post Evernote’s Mac app... more
Evernote fixes macOS app bug that allowed remote code execution  TechCrunch · 4 days
Evernote has fixed a vulnerability that could have allowed an attacker to run malicious code on a victim’s computer. Dhiraj Mishra, a security researcher based in Dubai, reported... more
Security flaw in EA’s Origin client exposed gamers to hackers  TechCrunch · 5 days
Electronic Arts has fixed a vulnerability in its online gaming platform Origin after security researchers found they could trick an unsuspecting gamer into remotely running malicious code on... more
Airtel Prepaid Subscribers of Rs. 199 and Above Getting 1-Year Norton Mobile Security Subscription for Free  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The Norton Mobile Security subscription includes anti-phishing web protection, call and text blocker, malware protection, privacy... more
Scranos, a new rootkit malware, steals passwords and pushes YouTube clicks  TechCrunch · 5 days
Security researchers have discovered an unusual new malware that steals user passwords and account payment methods stored in a victim’s browser — and also silently pushes... more
Permanently disable Windows Defender Antivirus on Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
Do you need to disable Windows Defender Antivirus on your PC? In this guide, we show you multiple ways to do it. Windows 10 comes with the Windows Defender Antivirus antimalware feature... more
Google launches new security tools for G Suite users  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Google today launched a number of security updates to G Suite, its online productivity and collaboration platform. The focus of these updates is on protecting a company’s data inside G... more
A powerful hacker group behind the Triton malware strikes again  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A highly capable hacker group reportedly behind in a failed plot to blow up a Saudi petrochemical plant has now been found in a second facility. FireEye researchers... more
Prolific porn ransomware operator jailed for more than six years in UK  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Zain Qaiser, a 24-year old student from London, has been jailed for six years and five months for his role in a porn ransomware... more
A powerful malware that tried to blow up a Saudi plant strikes again  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A highly capable malware reportedly used in a failed plot to blow up a Saudi petrochemical plant has now been linked to... more
TrickBot malware attacks are ramping up ahead of Tax Day  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A powerful data-stealing malware campaign with a tax theme is on the rise to target unsuspecting filers ahead of Tax Day. TrickBot, a financially motivated trojan, infects Windows... more
TrickerBot malware attacks are ramping up ahead of Tax Day  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A powerful data-stealing malware campaign with a tax theme is on the rise to target unsuspecting filers ahead of Tax Day. TrickBot, a financially motivated trojan, infects Windows... more
Xiaomi Guard Provider Pre-Installed Security App Reported to Have a Serious Vulnerability  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
A flaw detected in the Guard Provider app pre-installed on Xiaomi smartphones could lead to malware attacks and data theft if exploited. more
AeroGarden maker says hackers stole months of credit card data  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Bad news for home gardeners: criminals might have your credit card data. AeroGrow, the maker of the at-home garden kit AeroGarden, said in a letter to customers that... more
Computer virus alters cancer scan images  BBC · 2 weeks
The malicious software can trick experts into thinking patients are sick, say cyber-security researchers. more
Chinese woman arrested after getting past Mar-a-Lago security with 'malicious' software  CBC · 3 weeks
A Chinese woman who got through security checkpoints at U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort... more
Chinese woman carrying malware arrested at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
A woman from China has been arrested after attempting to gain access to Mar-a-Lago during one of the... more
Arizona Beverages knocked offline by ransomware attack  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Arizona Beverages, one of the largest beverage suppliers in the U.S., is recovering after a massive ransomware attack last month, TechCrunch has learned. The company, famous for its iced tea beverages, is still rebuilding... more
Police in Canada, Australia investigate networks behind malicious R.A.T. software  CBC · 3 weeks
Authorities in Toronto and Melbourne, Australia, say searches in both cities are part of an investigation... more
Asus Says Malware Attack Only Affected a 'Small Number of Devices', Fix Released  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Asus said "a small number of devices" have been implanted with the malicious code through a sophisticated attack on its Live Update... more
Hackers used ASUS update software to add back doors to PCs worldwide  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Thought the attack appears to have targeted a list of 600 machines, the associated malware made its way to an estimated one million people,... more
Evernote’s Mac app could have allowed remote code execution; now fixed [Video]
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