Hesperbot – A New, Advanced Banking Trojan in the Wild

A new and effective banking trojan has been discovered targeting online banking users in Turkey, the Czech Republic, Portugal and the United Kingdom. It uses very credible-looking phishing-like campaigns, related to trustworthy organizations, to lure victims into running the malware. In the middle of August we discovered a ...

Mobile Trojan Defeats Dual Authentication

A new cross-device mobile Trojan that already has targeted online-banking customers has been linked to the same group that waged the successful High Roller attacks last summer. So far, customers of several top-tier institutions in Northern Europe and a handful in the U.S. have been victimized. Versafe, the ...

Login-stealing Trojan written by eleven-year-old

Pre-teen children are increasingly developing malicious code, anti-virus company AVG is warning.

Trojan infects more than half a million Macs

More than 600,000 Apple Macs - half of them in the US - are believed to be infected with the Flashback trojan.

Anonymous members hoist by own petard

Anonymous members hoping to take part in denial of service attacks have unwittingly been downloading a version of the Zeus trojan, putting their financial details at risk.

Spammers target childrens' games

With adults wising up to the dangers of clicking unknown links, spammers are increasingly targeting children.

Trojan infiltrates Japanese space agency 

The Japanese space agency (JAXA) has positively identified a Trojan on an employee's terminal that may have gained access to a cargo shuttle used to resupply the International Space Station (ISS).

Duqu infiltrates Iranian networks

Iran has confirmed that a number of computer networks in the country have been infected by the Duqu trojan, an enigmatic piece of malware based on Stuxnet.   

Tsunami-A OS X trojan spotted in the wild

Security researchers have identified a new backdoor trojan targeting systems running Mac OS X.

Trojan disables Mac OS XProtect

Security researchers have positively identified an evolving trojan that disables the automatic updater component of XProtect, Apple's built-in OS X anti-malware app.

'Son of Stuxnet' trojan discovered

Symantec says it's discovered a new trojan that appears to have been written by the same authors as Stuxnet, and which is also targeted at industrial control systems.

German government 'built backdoor Trojan'

A German hacking group says it's discovered a Trojan horse that the government is using to spy on citizens' online activities.

Report: Android trojan records phone calls

A security researcher claims to have positively identified an Android trojan capable of recording phone conversations and storing them in "amr" format.

Trojan asteroid shares Earth's orbit

It's two and a half thousand years since the Greek philosopher Philolaus suggested the existence of a 'counter-Earth' - another planet sharing Earth's orbit.

Mass injection attack hits a million websites

More than a million URLs have been compromised by a cyberattack that's suddenly ramped up in the last 24 hours to become one of the biggest mass-injection attacks ever seen.

Google pulls 21 popular apps in malware alert

Google has kicked 21 apps out of the Android Market for being stuffed full with malware.

BlackHole RAT Trojan targets Mac OS X

SophosLabs has reportedly identified a modified variant of the infamous darkComet Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that appears to target systems running Mac OS X.

Trojan can take over Android phones

A new and very sophisticated Trojan is hitting Android devices in China and endangering users worldwide.

Cyber attacks target political websites

A new generation of cyber activists are focusing their attention on executing politically motivated digital attacks.

Got a Mac? How about a virus?

Mac OS X may not be as vulnerable to nefarious worms, trojans and viruses as a Windows-based PC. 

Nevertheless, the popular operating system can hardly be characterized as 100% secure.