Malware-plagued laptop is auctioned for $1.34 million
An artist has sold an old laptop infected with six of the most financially-damaging pieces of malware in history at auction for more than $1.34 million.
Kodi users fall victim to malware due to malicious add-on
Some Kodi users have been infected with a crypto-mining malware due to a malicious dependancy distributed with a popular add-on.
Meltdown & Spectre: Serious CPU bugs affect Desktops, Servers and Smartphones
Operating system vendors, cloud storage providers and other tech firms are scrambling to mitigate the affects of serious CPU vulnerabilities affecting servers, desktops and even mobile devices.
CCleaner disaster: It was a targeted espionage attempt against major tech firms
As the details of the CCleaner malware fiasco unfold, it has become clear that the hack wasn't just sophisticated, but a targeted espionage attempt.
Official CCleaner distributed malware with its installer
CCleaner's version v5.33 had a malware bundled with its installer.
Android malware leads to 1 million Google account breaches
A new variant of Android malware has resulted in over 1 million Google account breaches, according to a security firm.
Experts: Hackers behind Sony Pictures attack are still around and active
According to Juan Andrés Guerrero-Saade and Jaime Blasco, the hackers behind the massive and devastating Sony Pictures attack in 2014 are still active and could be behind some other low-profile attacks.
Illegal football sites are 'dangerous', study suggests
Malware and malicious adverts are common on unauthorized football streaming sites, it has been warned.
Hacked: 54 Starwood hotels infected with malware, credit card details stolen
Massive hotel chain Starwood has announced that the point-of-sale systems for 54 different hotels in the U.S. and Canada were hit by malware and credit card details were taken.
Fake Minecraft 'scareware' apps found on Google Play
Useless 'Minecraft' apps promising cheats and other materials on the Google Play store were actually laced with scareware warnings about non-existent viruses.
VIDEO: Malware used to steal cash from ATM machines
Kaspersky has detailed an interesting and naughty piece of malware that allowed attackers to steal cash directly from some ATM machines running an embedded Microsoft Windows OS.
Town will NOT pay ransom after malware infection
A New Hampshire town absolutely will not pay a ransom to recover files that were encrypted by raonsomware that infected systems at the police department.
Android malware encrypts files on SD card, demands ransom payment
ESET has identified the first form of ransonware for Android that actually encrypts personal files on the device's memory card and won't decrypt them unless a ransom is paid.
Head of UK's cyber-security website 'sorry' after it crashes
UK's Get Safe Online website collapsed this week under heavy traffic after Brits were urged to visit it and protect themselves from the GOZeuS threat.
Should infected PCs be 'quarantined' by ISPs?
If an Internet Service Provider detects that a customer is running a PC infected with Gameover ZeuS, or any comparable threat, should the default action be to quarantine that account until it is cleaned?
Feds target notorious ZeuS botnet, Cryptolocker malware
A US-led effort has disrupted the operation of the notorious Gameover ZeuS botnet and the Cryptolocker ransomware that has cost businesses and consumers millions.
Neiman Marcus hackers stole information for months, tripped security alerts nearly 60,000 times
According to an internal company analysis of the breach, the hackers who attacked Neiman Marcus and stole millions of credit card numbers and personal information were working on the store for eight months, setting off security system alerts.
Cisco: Java exploits behind 90 percent of security attacks
Cisco, in their 2014 Annual Security Report, blames Java for being far and away the leading cause of security exploits.
Yahoo malware turns PCs into Bitcoin mining slaves
Malicious advertisements that made their way onto Yahoo's mainpage may have turned millions of PCs into Bitcoin mining slaves.
Hundreds of thousands of Yahoo.com users hit with malware
Yahoo has confirmed that their advertising servers had been hijacked allowing malware to be distributed to hundreds of thousands of users.