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Do iPhones get viruses? We explain why iOS malware is rare - but not unknown

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Microsoft blames US stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack

Microsoft on Sunday said a software vulnerability stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency has affected customers around the world, and described the spread of the WannaCrypt ransomware on Friday in many countries as yet another...

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Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

Users of old Windows systems can now download a patch to protect them from this week’s massive ransomware attack.

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A 'kill switch' is slowing the spread of WannaCry ransomware

Friday’s unprecedented ransomware attack may have stopped spreading to new machines -- at least briefly -- thanks to a "kill switch" that a security researcher has activated.

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A ransomware attack is spreading worldwide, using alleged NSA exploit

A ransomware strain appears to be spreading worldwide, by leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency.

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England hospitals hit by coordinated ransomware attack

Hospitals across England have fallen victim to what appears to be a coordinated ransomware attack that has affected facilities diverting patients to hospitals not hit by the malware.

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New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments

Attackers behind the highly successful Locky and Bart ransomware campaigns have returned with a new creation: A malicious file-encrypting program called Jaff that asks victims for payments of around $3,700

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Certain HP laptops are found recording users' keystrokes

Over two dozen HP laptop models may have secretly been recording users’ keystrokes by mistake, according to a Swiss security firm.

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Cunning hack attacks built-in Windows anti-malware software

Quick action by Google and Microsoft appears to have put out the fire. But it’s another reminder that running old versions of Windows can be dangerous.

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New IoT malware targets 100,000 IP cameras via known flaw

Over 100,000 internet-connected cameras may be falling prey to a new IoT malware that’s spreading through recently disclosed vulnerabilities in the products.

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Microsoft fixes remote hacking flaw in Windows Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft released an update for the malware scanning engine bundled with most of its Windows security products to fix a highly critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to hack computers.

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Supply chain attack hits Mac users of HandBrake video converter app

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.

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Cyberspies tap free tools to make powerful malware framework

Over the past year, a group of attackers has managed to infect hundreds of computers belonging to government agencies with a malware framework stitched together from JavaScript code and publicly available tools.

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Snake cyberespionage malware is ready to bite Mac users

A sophisticated Russian cyberespionage group is readying attacks against Mac users and has recently ported its Windows backdoor program to macOS.

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Financial cybercrime group abuses Windows app compatibility feature

The FIN7 financially motivated cybercrime group is abusing the Windows Application Compatibility Infrastructure, a feature that makes it possible for enterprises and developers to quickly resolve incompatibilities between their...

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Shodan search engine starts unmasking malware command-and-control servers

There's now a new tool that could allow researchers and companies to quickly block communications between some malware families and their constantly changing command-and-control servers.

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Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic and stealing sensitive information.

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Ransomware attacks are taking a greater toll on victim's wallets

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average fee to free computers hit with the notorious infection rose to $1077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.

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How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Businesses are being urged to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats.

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There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.

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