The Tor network, set up to provide anonymity for users, is increasingly being used by cybercriminals to host malicious infrastructure, warns Kaspersky Lab.
A new variant of CryptoLocker, the ransomware that encrypts data and then requires payment to unscramble it, is spreading through removable drives for the first time, warns security firm Trend Micro.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 12/18 including: Google's very own year-end review and general back patting, ReadWriteWeb's interview with Flurry CEO Simon Khalaf declaring mobile to be the ultimate, predictions for cybercriminal activity on social networks in 2014 and the new collaboration between Sprint and Dish concerning LTE offerings.
Cybercriminals are increasingly using compromised digital certificates to camouflage malware, warns McAfee Labs' third quarter security report.
Senior business leaders are not prepared for a data breach, with fewer than one in four knowing enough to take the lead should a breach occur, according to a survey of 341 senior executives and in-depth interviews with 17 senior executives conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of HP.
Cybercriminals are using the Social Security Administration portal to steal retiree benefits by using a retiree's stolen personal information to register an SSA account, according to Brian Krebs on his blog.