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Malware Hidden in Ad Images Targets Mac Users

A huge adware campaign that has so far impacted up to a million Mac users, has been using a complex steganography technique to hide malware in images. Adware is defined as any software application advertising banners are displayed while a program is running, and is more common on computers than phones. Adware has been criticized in the past for…
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New Malware Disguises Itself in Memes

Security researchers from Trend Micro have discovered a new piece of malware that retrieves commands from memes posted on Twitter by an account controlled by attackers. Traditional malware typically relies on communication between the victim's device and the attacker's command-and-control server  in order to receive instructions and perform…
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A More Violent Malware Than Stuxnet Hits Iran

A More Violent Malware Than Stuxnet Hits Iran . Do you remember when back in in 2010 when Sergey Ulasen discovered Stuxnet, that targeted industrial control systems and contained the first programmable logic controller (PLC) rootkit, it was a big deal since it was targeted Iranian nuclear program. Now another more powerful and damaging malware…
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