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New Trojan Targets Vulnerable Microsoft Office® Users

April 10, 2015  Malware News

Opening email attachments just got a bit more risky, especially for Microsoft Office® users working in the energy sector. Security software company Symantec® reports a new malware program named Trojan.Laziok arrives in emails and exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Office® that actually should have been patched by users back in April 2012.

New Trojan Targets Vulnerable Microsoft Office® Users

April 10, 2015  Malware News

Opening email attachments just got a bit more risky, especially for Microsoft Office® users working in the energy sector.

New Point-of-Sale Trojan Steals Credit Card Data

April 02, 2015  Malware News

A new point-of-sale (PoS) Trojan, aptly named PoSeidon by researchers from the Cisco's Security Solutions team who discovered the malware.

Web Security Flaw Continues to Leave Millions Vulnerable

March 26, 2015  Malware News

A security flaw in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)/Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols identified in early March is still affecting nearly 2.2 million hosts who are continuing to accept 512-bit keys, reported IDG News Service.

Malicious Ads Placed on AOL.com® Removed

January 16, 2015  Malware News

AOL.com® confirmed malvertising running on its network, which was discovered Dec. 31, has now been removed.

Heartbleed Bug Remained Undiscovered Until Public Reveal

September 19, 2014  Malware News

Headlines this past spring on a vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library likely were the first time most people became aware of the flaw, reports researchers from several U.S. universities.

Ransomware Targets Ads on Trusted Websites

June 19, 2014  Malware News

Malicious ads, known as malvertising, are tempting visitors into trusted domains that have been hacked and infected with ransomware.

Internet Explorer® 8 Remains Open to Attack Without Patch

May 30, 2014  malware news

A vulnerability in Internet Explorer® (IE) 8 could allow a remote attacker to gain the user rights of the current user, which could be extremely dangerous if the user has administrative rights.

Heartbleed Bug Trespasses OpenSSL® Security Hole

April 11, 2014  Malware News

Security experts recently discovered a bug, known as Heartbleed, which bypasses the encryption protections provided by the widely used OpenSSL® cryptographic library.

Phishing Scam Uses Google® Docs to Lure Victims

March 18, 2014  Malware News

A reported email phishing campaign is using Google® Docs to lure in potential victims for their login and password information.

Zero-Day Vulnerability Sneaks In Through Internet Explorer® 10

February 17, 2014  malware news

Targeted attacks against Internet Explorer® 10 reportedly are exploiting a zero- day vulnerability in the browser just two days after Microsoft® released a patch update.

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