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You Can Get Identity-Stealing Malware By Watching This Popular Porn Site

Usually when you here “sex” and “Trojan” in the same sentence, it means someone’s being safe. Not so much in the most recent jack-off site hijacking: People checking out RedTube, one of the most popular porn sites, are in danger of identity theft. Hackers have infected the site’s source code to redirect to malware used to steal personal information.

Bank Security Is So Bad That A Simple Phishing Scam Can Cost $US1 Billion

In potentially the largest bank heist on record, an Eastern European hacker ring is stealing an estimated $US1 billion from banks by infecting computers with malware and siphoning money. But how the hackers infiltrated these banks speaks to a much bigger problem: The current security standards (or lack thereof) at major financial institutions are so bad, it only takes opening a malware-riddled attachment to jumpstart an international, billion-dollar theft.

Hackers Stole Hundreds Of Millions In Massive Malware Bank Heist

In what may be one of the biggest bank heists to date, hackers have apparently siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars from over 100 banks in 30 nations. And according to the upcoming Kapersky Lab report, this could make it “the most sophisticated attack the world has seen to date.”

How The Hell Are These Popular Spying Apps Not Illegal?

Here are some sordid scenarios. Your ex-girlfriend can see every time you swipe right while using Tinder. Your former husband is secretly listening to and recording your late-night Skype sessions with your new boyfriend. Some random slippery-dick is jacking off to the naked photos in your private photo library. For millions of people, it’s not hypothetical.

Beware: Porn-Based Malware Is Sweeping Across Facebook

Don’t click any porn links on Facebook. Just don’t. It’s a good rule of thumb, but there’s an extra good reason right now. There’s a troubling type of porn-based malware that’s apparently infected over 110,000 Facebook users in two days. And you could get the same Click Transmitted Disease.

New Malware Can Bring Down Drones Mid-Flight

It’s easy to forget that drones are essentially flying computers. And as autonomous flight features become the new standard, drones are quickly becoming computers that think for themselves — which is exactly why Maldrone is such scary software.

Hackers Uploaded A Worm To South Korean Nuclear Plants

Here’s a scary thing that happened: South Korean authorities found evidence that a worm was recently removed from devices connected to nuclear power facilities. The news comes a little over a week after the country’s nuclear plant operator received warnings on Twitter that its network had been compromised. Thankfully, the reactor controls were not infected.

Watching A USB Hack In Action Makes Me Never Want To Leave My Computer

Remember BadUSB, the pervasive and unfixable security vulnerability that turns every USB device into a vector for attacks against just about every computer? The one that’s out in the wild now? I always knew it was bad, but this video really brought it home for me, and now I want to fill my USB ports up with cement.

Report: Mysterious Russian Malware Is Infecting 100,000+ WordPress Sites

A Russian malware called SoakSoak has infected over 100,000 WordPress sites since this Sunday, turning blogs into attack platforms. It’s a potential shitshow, and it could have been prevented a few months ago.

Cheap Tablets Aren't Just Crap, They're Dangerous

As you scope out deals leading up to Christmas, here’s a reminder that sucker-punching someone to get the last $99 tablet might not be the wisest course of action. For several reasons.

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