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Most Complex Cash Register Malware Ever Is Out To Steal Your Money And ID

A new kind of point-of-sale malware, which uses multiple layers of obfuscation and encryption to cover its tracks, has been identified by security researchers — and is being help up as the most complex software of its kind yet to be identified in the wild.

Comcast Blames Customers After Apparent Hack

Comcast, American multinational company and owner of NBC, is one of the most hated companies in America. What’s worse is that it can’t stop doing infuriating things. This week in Reasons Comcast Sucks, an apparent hack led about 200,000 customers accounts showing up for sale online.

Newly Discovered Breed Of Android Malware Is Almost Impossible To Remove

Security researchers have come across a new kind of Android malware, which purports to be a well-known app but then exposes your phone to root attacks — and is virtually impossible to remove.

The Grey Area In Grey Imports: How I Bought A OnePlus 2 From Kogan That Was Loaded With Malware

The story of how I found malware on my ‘brand new’ OnePlus 2 from Kogan.

Can Malware Do Good?

Rather than doing harm, new malware Linux.Wifatch has actually infected and upgraded the security in 10,000+ routers. It even prompts users to update weak passwords. But is it totally above board or is there more going on?

Apple Is Cleaning The App Store Of Its First Major Malware Attack

Apple cleaned the App Store of apps containing malware today, having discovered a long con that saw developers using infected software tools, inadvertently turning their legit apps into data-collection tools for hackers.

How A Lotto Worker Tried To Rig A Jackpot With Self-Destructing Software

An ex-Lotto employee who tried to get rich by installing secret software onto the computer that picks Lotto winners has been convicted of fraud for trying to rig a $US14.3 million jackpot.

Warning: Hacking Team Wrote Malware For Flash, Android And Windows

We learned yesterday that the Hacking Team — an Italian security company with ties to oppressive governments and a reputation for selling intrusive spy tools — got hacked. Today, we’re learning some scary things about what this all means for you and me. In a word: malware.

Why The NSA Didn't Want Your Anti-Virus Software To Work 

Anti-virus software is supposed to keep computers safe from intruders, but spy agencies in the US and UK tried to break into these softwares for exactly the opposite purpose: To track their users.

US Tried To Attack North Korea's Nukes With A Computer Virus And Failed

Sometimes being an intensely secretive regime trading in relentless obscurity has its perks: The US tried to secretly attack North Korea’s nuclear program with a computer virus, but failed because it couldn’t find the information necessary to infect the North Korean system with a virus.

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