Posts tagged “Malware”
Source: MIT Technology Review
Robert Templeman at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana, and a few pals at Indiana University reveal an entirely new class of ‘visual malware’ capable of recording and reconstructing a user’s environment in 3D.
Source: Trustwave Spider Labs
A couple of weeks ago, Citizen Lab announced the discovery of the mobile component to the previously discovered FinFisher Toolkit.
Source: Nart Villeneuve, Trend Micro
Modified versions of the Enfal malware, which figured prominently in the LURID attacks, were seen to have infected more than 800 systems worldwide.
Source: Tech Week Europe
Governments of both east and west, and large private businesses, are thought to be spending vast portions of their budgets on acquiring zero-day exploits.
Source: Anne Saita, Threat Post
The Santa Clara-based company released its Q2 Threat Report, in which its researchers say they’ve unearthed 1.5 million new pieces of malware this year.
The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare, written at the invitation of the Centre by an independent ‘International Group of Experts’, is the result of a three-year effort to examine how extant international law norms apply to this ‘new’ form of warfare.
Source: Danny O’Brien, CPJ
We talk a lot about hacking attacks against individual journalists here, but what typifies an attempt to access a reporter’s computer?
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation
As the violence escalates across Syria, so do the campaigns of targeted malware attacks against Syrian activists, journalists, and members of the opposition, which covertly install surveillance software on their computers.
Source: Dan Goodin, Ars Technica
Researchers have uncovered yet another state-sponsored computer espionage operation that uses state-of-the-art software to extract a wealth of sensitive data from thousands of machines located mostly in the Middle East.