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Malicious Minecraft skin downloads can harness your device for DDoS attacks.
Redmond wags its finger A few weeks ago, Google paid Microsoft $7,500 after Redmond's security gurus found, exploited and reported a vulnerability in the Chrome browser – a flaw that would allow malicious webpages to run malware on PCs.…
Your periodic reminder: Google is chronically unable to detect untrustworthy apps.
Sophisticated backdoor re-emerges as a RAT more than a decade after its 2004 public release, with updated advanced malicious functionality.
Sophisticated RAT re-emerges more than a decade after its 2004 public release, with updated advanced malicious functionality.
New payload bundled within Necurs botnet attacks allows those carrying out malicious campaigns to check if they're working and improve updates.
New 'Sockbot' malware has 'highly flexible proxy topology' that might be leveraged for a variety of nefarious purposes.
On October 10, 2017, Kaspersky Labrsquo;s advanced exploit prevention systems identified a new Adobe Flash zero day exploit used in the wild against our customers.

The exploit was delivered through a Microsoft Office document and the final payload was the latest version of FinSpy malware. We have reported the bug to Adobe who assigned it CVE-2017-11292 and released a patch earlier today.
The KRACK, or key reinstallation attack, disclosed today allow attackers to decrypt encrypted traffic, steal data and inject malicious code depending on the network configuration.
Factorization weakness lets attackers impersonate key holders and decrypt their data.
KRACK attack allows other nasties, including connection hijacking and malicious injection.