Security researchers recently announced that that the official website for the Korean Central News Agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has been serving malware disguised as a Flash Player update.
The portmanteau-named SKYPEFALL.EXE is the latest, very active, malware-spamming campaign spreading through Skype.
Last night I got a unexpected SMS in German language on one of my phones. A message from "Lisa", pretending to know me, including an url luring the reader to a picture of her.
Children today are often far more active Internet users than their parents. Is it safe enough for children to use without fear of facing inappropriate content? To find out we decided to investigate potential online threats to children.
A modern smartphone is a full-blown working tool, an entertainment center and a tool to manage your personal finances. The more it can do, the more attractive it is to cybercriminals. The evidence for this is clear when we look at the rapid growth in the numbers of mobile Trojans.
In 2009, an international scientific conference was held in Houston. The organizers sent out a post-meeting CDROM. The disk used in the Houston attack represents a rare and unusual operation for the Equation Group.
In this post, let's examine several additional plugins more closely, targeting details around BE2 Siemens exploitation, and some of their unusual coding failures.
The Desert Falcons are a new group of Cyber Mercenaries operating in the Middle East; there are more than 3,000 victims in 50+ countries around the world, more than 1 million files were stolen including diplomatic, military and financial documents.
During our 2014 research into the Equation group, we created a special detection for the group’s exploitation library, codenamed “PrivLib”. To our surprise, this detection triggered a worm from 2008 that used the Stuxnet LNK exploit to replicate, codenamed Fanny.
The Equation group is a highly sophisticated threat actor that has been engaged in multiple CNE (computer network exploitation) operations dating back to 2001, and perhaps as early as 1996. It is probably one of the most sophisticated cyber attack groups in the world.