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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Stolen American malware used to take over traffic cameras in Australia
The San Diego Union-Tribune
There's fresh reason to be worried about Wannacry, the malicious software that hackers stole from the U.S. National Security Agency. In May, hackers used the malware to infect computers in more than 70 countries. The attack was particularly bad in ...

Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:18 pm

PC Gamer

Microsoft throws cold water on claims Fireball virus infected 250 million PCs
PC Gamer
"Currently, Fireball installs plug-ins and additional configurations to boost its advertisements, but just as easily it can turn into a prominent distributor for any additional malware," Check Point warns. Check Point called Fireball's spread to 250 ...
Microsoft refutes report about 'Fireball' adware infecting 250 million ...MSPoweruser
Microsoft denies Fireball virus hit 250M systemsSeeking Alpha
Microsoft argues Fireball's infections rank much lower - CNETCNET
International Business Times UK -Check Point Blog - Check Point Software -Blogs TechNet - Microsoft
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Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:04 pm

BBC News

Microsoft briefly disables anti-virus software for Windows 10
BBC News
"We built Windows Defender Antivirus to make a promise to our customers that every Windows 10 device always has protection from viruses and malware... our test results are among the top of security industry leaders, including recent real-world testing ...
Microsoft admits it disables anti-virus software in response to Kaspersky's EU complaintThe Verge
Microsoft admits it temporarily disables anti-viruses on Windows 10MyBroadband
Microsoft defends Windows Defender against Kaspersky complaints, say they only want to protect their customersMSPoweruser

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Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:39 pm

SC Magazine UK

Europol arrests counter anti-virus, malware crypter services customers
SC Magazine UK
Six customers of a malware crypter service were arrested throughout Europe Tuesday following a year-long initiative called Operation Neuland, Europol said in ...

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Posted: June 16, 2017, 7:09 am

Express.co.uk

MACBOOK WARNING - New virus DESTROYS files and holds you to ransom
Express.co.uk
The spyware and ransomware targeting Apple Mac owners was discovered by security firms Fortinet and AlienVault. In a blog post they warned the creators of the malware were professional software engineers with "extensive experience” of creating code.
MacRansom: Offered as Ransomware as a Service | Fortinet BlogFortinet Blog

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Posted: June 14, 2017, 11:28 am

CBS News

Virus scanner or malware? Beware app store fakes
CBS News
Perhaps more alarming was that these apps were filled with malware — executing the very attacks these apps promised to protect against. First discovered by McAfee in late May, the flood of fake WannaCry protection apps points to a growing trend of ...

Posted: June 13, 2017, 4:25 pm

The Guardian

'Industroyer' virus could bring down power networks, researchers warn
The Guardian
Six months on from a hacking attack that caused a blackout in Kiev, Ukraine, security researchers have warned that the malware that was used in the attack would be “easy” to convert to cripple infrastructure in other nations. The discovery of the ...
Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since StuxnetWe Live Security (blog)
New "Industroyer" Malware Targets Power GridsBleepingComputer
Cybersecurity Firms Uncover Malware That Could Cause Power Outages Around The GlobeHuffPost
Dragos -WeLiveSecurity -Dragos -WIRED
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Posted: June 13, 2017, 3:35 pm

Mac Rumors

New Mac Malware Discovered on Dark Web as Security Experts ...
Mac Rumors
Two new pieces of malicious software aimed at Mac computers have been discovered on the Dark Web, offered through Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) and ...
MacRansom: Offered as Ransomware as a Service | Fortinet BlogFortinet Blog

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Posted: June 13, 2017, 2:50 pm

CNET

Fake anti-virus filled with malware are flooding app stores - CNET
CNET
Scammers are taking advantage of unsuspecting folks like you who just want to keep their phones virus-free.

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Posted: June 13, 2017, 12:27 pm

Fox News

Britney Spears's Instagram account is a malware target
Fox News
File photo: Singer Britney Spears arrives at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, U.S., August 28, 2016. (REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz). Britney Spears the pop icon may have come and gone, but Britney Spears the malware magnet is alive and well.
Turla's watering hole campaign: An updated Firefox extension abusing InstagramWe Live Security
Britney Spears' Instagram account used by Russian hackersUSA TODAY
Russian malware link hid in a comment on Britney Spears' InstagramEngadget

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Posted: June 7, 2017, 5:38 pm
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