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South Korea Blames North For TV Stations, Banks Cyberattacks

04/10/2013, A few weeks ago, we reported on three South Korean television broadcasters and two banks becoming victims of a widespread malware attack, which resulted in serious network outages. The attack was perpetrated by “Whois Team,” which according...

South Korean Broadcasters, Banks Crippled By Malware Attacks

03/20/2013, The digital world is starting to become a scary place with reports of numerous popular services getting hacked. We’ve seen ZenDesk, Evernote and even Dropbox suffer from hacker attacks, but a report is coming in from South Korea that may show how...

Notorious Cyberspy Caught By His Own Malware

10/30/2012, The nation of Georgia discovered a botnet trying to steal sensitive government documents, and what did they do? They gave the cyber-spy a taste of his own medicine, infecting his computer with the very same software he was targeting governments with. His...

FTC shuts down telemarketing scammers posing as tech support

10/03/2012, The FTC today froze the assets of 14 companies involved in a long-term scam. These companies, usually based in India, cold-called up English-speaking consumers posing as a representative of a major tech company, such as Microsoft, Symantec (makers of...

Shamoon malware allegedly deals death blow to infected computers

08/17/2012, I guess it is a given these days to know that one ought not to simply open up any attachments in the email, as you can never quite tell whether there is some malicious code behind that file or not. For those who prefer to throw caution to the wind, it is...

Morcut malware opens a backdoor in Mac OS X

07/26/2012, It sure feels like malware on Mac computers are getting a lot of attention recently. On the eve of Mac OS X Mountain Lion’s launch, a new malware was discovered by some researchers. Known as Morcut or Crisis, this malware arrives in a file named...

Windows malware intrudes iOS App Store

07/24/2012, Although some Apple enthusiasts will often say that you won’t have to worry about dealing with malware and virus threats on your Mac or iOS device, recent reports are suggesting otherwise. A user named “deesto” posted a note to an Apple...