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Cybercriminals’ interest in IoT devices continues to grow: in H1 2018 we picked up three times as many malware samples attacking smart devices as in the whole of 2017. And in 2017 there were ten times more than in 2016. That doesn’t bode well for the years ahead. We decided to study what attack vectors […]

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Modular downloaders aren’t new to the world of malware, but a new campaign featuring modular software launched by a major criminal group is drawing the attention of threat researchers. The attacks, so far targeting Russia and the former Soviet republics of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), could presage new tactics aimed at victims around […]

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A mobile spyware for Android was disclosed today, with extensive, advanced surveillance capabilities that suggest that a sophisticated actor is pulling the strings. Using a recently discovered malware dubbed Triout, bad actors are tapping into the proliferating footprint of Android-based smartphones: The growing install base offers up a rich attack surface, filled with microphones, cameras […]

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Concerted efforts to increase job satisfaction, automation in the Security Operations Center (SOC) and gamification in the workplace are key to beating cybercriminals at their own game, according to McAfee.

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