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In recent data theft campaigns, the APT group has been downloading malware from what appears to be legitimate Adobe URLs and IP addresses, ESET says.
Destiny: Music of the Spheres leak confirmed as legit by multiple ex-Bungie staffers.
A new Facebook tool shares recent security-related emails so users can verify whether messages are legitimate.
In an earlier publication we noted that cybercriminals were making use of social engineering to install this sort of software on usersrsquo; computers.

This time, wersquo;d like to dwell more on how exactly the computers of gullible users start working for cybercriminals.
During past few years, the number and quality of attacks aimed financial sector organizations has continuously grown.

The financial institutions that have not already thought about cyber security, will soon face the consequences of hacker attacks.
The end of the year is a good time to take stock of the main cyberthreat incidents that took place over the preceding 12 months or so.

To reflect on the impact these events had on organizations and individuals, and consider what they could mean for the overall evolution of the threat landscape.
"Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesnrsquo;t blow up on ascent."
Colbalt malware uses legitimate penetration tools to gain access to large swathes of infected systems -- but a patch is available.
Welcome to ransomware in 2017 – the year global enterprises and industrial systems were added to the ever-growing list of victims, and targeted attackers started taking a serious interest in the threat. It was also a year of consistently high attack numbers, but limited innovation.

Android commercial spyware

Therersquo;s certainly no shortage of commercial spying apps for Android, with most positioned as parental control tools.
In reality, however, these apps barely differ from spyware, with the exception perhaps of the installation method.
Bots make up more than 75% of total traffic for some businesses, but one in three can't distinguish legitimate bots from malicious ones.
NY State Supreme Court: stingrays act as "an instrument of eavesdropping."