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Samsung Galaxy S4 Vulnerable to Malware

NewsFactor Network: A Ph.D student in Israel says adding an innocuous app to the non-secure area of Samsung's Knox architecture can lead to malware compromising the secure area due to the security breach. Samsung's Knox is a state-of-the-art, secure mobile architecture, ...
Backoff Malware Hits Over 1000 Businesses

- 5 days ago @ viralglobalnews.com: The United States government claims a Point of Sale malware attack has hit a number of major businesses, compromising their networks. The news was announced by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with officials claiming over 1,000 American ...

UPS Store Malware Likely Hit Many Other Companies

- 4 days ago @ yahoo.com: "US-CERT is aware of Backoff malware compromising a significant number of major enterprise networks, as well as small and medium businesses," a statement posted on the US-CERT website read. It urged "administrators and operators of Point-of-Sale ...

Attack targets auto industry firms in Europe

- 3 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Cybercriminals are using a new information-stealing malware program to target companies from the automobile industry in Europe, security researchers warned.

Backdoor malware hitting retail sector hard, few companies aware of security flaw

- 3 days ago @ techtimes.com: Jerome Segura, a senior security researcher at Malware Bytes, says that hackers are using more sophisticated methods of getting into computer systems, which has made battling against them much more difficult, even as more and more cyberattacks are ...

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Malware-Infested Ads Found on Major Websites

Tom's Guide: Break out your ad blocker or your NoScript: Malicious advertisements have been discovered infecting the Web browsers of people who visited certain major websites between Aug. 19 and Aug. 22. Users did not have to click on the ads to be infected.

Cybercriminals using Syrian conflict to create, distribute malware

Syrian malware relies heavily on social engineering and leveraging trust in order to achieve rapid propagation and infection, the anti-virus and Internet security software company said in a statement.

JPMorgan Chase, Other Big Banks Fall Prey to Hackers

According to CNN Money, the FBI is investigating the attacks. The hackers reportedly used cutting-edge malware to forge deep into the banks’ computer systems, giving them the power to delete and manipulate records. JPMorgan Chase, the only bank named so far by investigators, said it hasn’t detected any unusual activity or an increase in fraud as a result of the hack attack. JPMorgan suggests ...

Increase in 'One-Day Wonder' websites helps disguise malware

Fox News: Increase in 'One-Day Wonder' websites helps disguise malware. Christopher Snyder. By Christopher Snyder. Published August 28, 2014. FoxNews.com. Facebook0 Twitter0. Using the Internet might have just become a bit more risky. A new study by ...

Tool scans SMB websites for malware and vulnerabilities and automates

Network World: Cyber attackers will do whatever it takes to exploit vulnerabilities and plant malware that might eventually allow them to infiltrate an unsuspecting user's computer. From there it's easy to gain entry to the corporate network where the hacker can ...

Router malware: Fact or fiction?

CSO Online: Malware affecting a computer's operation is not always found in the computer itself. Just recently we encountered a common operational issue on several computers in our home network. Various browsers on different computers running different operating ...

Bitcoin Malware Used to Exploit the Russia-Ukraine Crisis

CoinTelegraph: A group of hackers tried to leverage the current conflict between Ukraine and Russia by distributing malware aimed at Bitcoin wallets. Bitdefender Labs, a cyber-security company with a keen interest in the digital currency market, issued a report where ...

Berwick's email network compromised by malware program

The town of Berwick is recovering from an email virus that has affected its external communications for close to a month. At the town's Aug. 26 council meeting, chief administrative officer Don Regan reported the invasive malware program turned Berwick ...

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Malware that hit Target puts more than 1000 businesses at risk

An advisory published by the Department of Homeland Security warns retailers that point-of-sale or PoS malware attacks, like the one that struck Target, might still be floating around in the wild, undetected. The DHS estimates about 1,000 U.S ...

1000 firms hit by malware, opening doors

Washington Times: Tech Times reported the malware is called Backoff and that the Department of Homeland Security worked with the Secret Service to discover the word in its code. United Parcel Service and Supervalu have already come forward to admit they've found the ...

1000 firms hit by malware, opening doors to millions of hacks

Washington Times: Tech Times reported the malware is called Backoff and that the Department of Homeland Security worked with the Secret Service to discover the word in its code. United Parcel Service and Supervalu have already come forward to admit they've found the ...

Over 1000 Businesses At Risk From Malware That Hit Target

Newsy: An advisory published by the Department of Homeland Security warns retailers that point of sale or PoS malware attacks, like the one that struck Target, might still be floating around in the wild, undetected. The DHS estimates about 1,000 U.S ...

More than 1, 000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday afternoon.

US warns 'significant number' of major businesses hit by Backoff malware

Over a thousand major enterprise networks and small and medium businesses in the U.S. have been compromised by a recently discovered malware package called “Backoff” and are probably unaware of it, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a cybersecurity alert on Friday. Backoff first appeared in October 2013 and is capable of scraping the memory contents of point of sales systems ...

Over 1, 000 businesses at risk from malware that hit Target

The Department of Homeland Security says the malware responsible for Target's massive security breach last year may still affect more than 1000 US companies and organizations, with many unaware that they have been ...

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Backoff Malware Hits 1000 Businesses' Credit Card Machines And Target?

Forbes: A Secret Service announcement has unveiled that more than 1,000 American businesses have been compromised by a piece of malware named 'Backoff'. The Secret Service bulletin states “Seven PoS system providers/vendors have confirmed that they have ...

Backoff Malware Hits 1, 000 Businesses' Credit Card Machines And Target?

A Secret Service announcement has unveiled that more than 1,000 American businesses have been compromised by a piece of malware named 'Backoff'. The Secret Service bulletin states "Seven PoS system providers/vendors have confirmed that they have had multiple clients affected" and thus the estimate of impacted retailers runs to around 1,000. Some have been quick to implicate the likes of UPS ...

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Backoff Malware Hits More than 1000 US Businesses

PC Magazine: As we reported in the beginning of the month, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) teamed up with the U.S. Secret Service and other third-party partners to issue a warning about a new "Backoff" malware. Said malware ...

Backoff Malware Hits 1000 Businesses' Credit Card Machines And Target?

A Secret Service announcement has unveiled that more than 1000 American businesses have been compromised by a piece of malware named 'Backoff'. The Secret Service bulletin states "Seven PoS system providers/vendors have confirmed that they have had multiple clients affected" and thus the estimate of impacted businesses runs to around 1000. Some have been quick to implicate the likes of UPS ...

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UPS Store Malware Likely Hit Many Other Companies

Yahoo! Voices: "US-CERT is aware of Backoff malware compromising a significant number of major enterprise networks, as well as small and medium businesses," a statement posted on the US-CERT website read. It urged "administrators and operators of Point-of-Sale ...

UPS Store Malware Likely Hit Many Other Companies

The Backoff point-of-sale malware infection that hit 51 UPS Stores may be very widespread, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) stated today (Aug. 22) in an alert. "US-CERT is aware of Backoff malware compromising a significant number of major enterprise networks, as well as small and medium businesses," a statement posted on the US-CERT website read. It urged ...

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More Than 1000 Businesses Affected by 'Backoff' Malware

Wall Street Journal: Over the past year, the Secret Service has responded to network intrusions at numerous businesses that have been affected by the "Backoff" malware, the DHS said Friday, adding that the malware has likely infected many victims who aren't aware that they ...

More than 1000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

Chicago Tribune: Criminals are carrying out the attack by hacking into businesses' networks and then installing malware -- known as "Backoff" -- on their point-of-sale systems. Any time a business swipes a credit card, the malware records its information and sends it ...

Secret Service Warns 1000 Businesses Hit by Backoff PoS Malware

Businesses are to be proactive about scanning for point-of-sale malware , especially Backoff, which has hit more than 1000 businesses already.

Secret Service Backoff point of sale malware advisory

Businesses are to be proactive about scanning for point-of-sale malware , especially Backoff, which has hit more than 1000 businesses already.

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Point-of-sale malware has now infected over 1000 companies in US

Ars Technica: The malware, dubbed "Backoff" after a term used in its code, began spreading as early as October 2013 and has typically escaped notice by antivirus defenses. The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), the Secret Service, and the National ...

Point-of-Sale malware hits 'more than 1000 major businesses', warns US

Register: A Point-of-Sale malware attack has compromised the networks of a "significant" number of major businesses in the US, according to officials at the country's Homeland Security office. The US administration's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) ...

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