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This notorious data-stealing malware has suddenly burst back into life

The Adwind Trojan can conduct espionage on operating systems including Windows, Mac OSX, Linux and Android.

New Malware-as-a-Service Offerings Target Mac OS X

MacSpy and MacRansom are two early variants of malware-as-a-service portals targeting the broader population of Mac users.

Ransomware-as-a-service schemes are now targeting Macs too

MacRansom is the first known instance of ransomware-as-a-service targeting OS X.

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In this research we'll be revisiting the USB port – this time in attempts to intercept user authentication data on the system that a microcomputer is connected to.

As we discovered, this type of attack successfully allows an intruder to retrieve user authentication data – even when the targeted system is locked.

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Threatpost News Wrap, May 12, 2017

The news of the week is discussed, including this week's Microsoft Malware Protection Engine bug, Handbrake OS X malware, the HP keylogger, Trump's Cybersecurity EO, and more.

Hajime, the mysterious evolving botnet

Hajime (meaning ‘beginning’ in Japanese) is an IoT worm that was first mentioned on 16 October 2016 in a public report by RapidityNetworks.
In this blogpost we outline some of the recent ‘improvements’ to Hajime, some techniques that haven’t been made public, and some statistics about infected IoT devices.

Unraveling the Lamberts Toolkit

The Lamberts is a family of sophisticated attack tools that has been used by one or multiple threat actors against high-profile victims since at least 2008.

The arsenal includes network-driven backdoors, several generations of modular backdoors, harvesting tools, and wipers.

BrandPost: How Does a 20X Speed-Up in Python Grab You?

Thanks to Intel, I just got a 20X speed-up in Python that I can turn on and off with a single command.

And this wasn’t even in ideal conditions. but in a virtual environment: openSUSE Linux (Tumbleweed) running on a VBox on my quad-core iMac. What I did can be done on Windows, Linux, or OS X.  Intel doesn’t list openSUSE on their list of tested Linux configurations (SUSE Enterprise is on the list), but it worked perfectly for me.Here’s how I did it:1.     Download the Anaconda command-line installer from https://www.continuum.io/downloads.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Apple pushes security update to OS X Yosemite and El Capitan

Apple has a surprise for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan users -- a security update.

Malware That Targets Both Microsoft, Apple Operating Systems Found

A new strain of malware is designed to spread malware on either Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows, depending on where it’s opened.

Future iOS update will shut the door on apps from the...

Apple is on track to complete its 32-to-64-bit transition in just four years.