A new variant of the CryptoLocker malware has been discovered that uses Yahoo Messenger as its delivery mechanism and is targeting Windows systems. My friends at NSHC in Singapore and Seoul have been battling with the malware that has hit a number of financial institutions throughout Asia Pacific. The variant infects
A recent report is stating that a Mac based Trojan attributed to the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) was discovered, although not a lot of information regarding the malware has been provided, it should be noted that creating a Trojan for OS X is not particularly difficult. A year or so
Security usually doesn’t make it to the top of the list in terms of priorities for startups. Between focusing on developing and launching products, acquiring customers and raising funding, security can easily slip by the wayside as something that “we can fix later”. However, in our new age of information
Last week the source code for the “Carberp” botnet creation kit was posted online and released to the masses creating a huge problem for security teams around the world. Carberp is sophisticated, modular and persistent malware utilizing advanced obfuscation techniques to evade detection, removal and the ability to disable anti-virus.
In both North Korea and South Korea, several websites were defaced and brought down via a DDoS attack on the anniversary of the start of the Korean War. The Red Alert (R3d4l3rt) team in South Korea have provided an in depth analysis of the vulnerabilities and methods used to access