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5 reasons why the attack against Kaspersky was likely state-sponsored

Security vendor Kaspersky has revealed that it was hacked by a state actor using a more sophisticated version of the Duqu malware, as it offers the full details on how it happened, and how others can detect a similar attack.

Spotlight: Menlo Security emerges from stealth mode, raises $25M to block malware

Menlo Security, a startup focused on cloud-based malware prevention, emerged from stealth mode on Monday and announced $25 million in funding.

NitlovePOS targets credit card data using spam employment ruse

Researchers at FireEye have discovered a new strain of POS malware called NitlovePOS that steals credit and debit card data. The malware is being distributed through a spam campaign involving fake employment opportunities.

Dyre malware attempts to evade detection by checking for analysis tools

The criminals behind well-known Dyre malware designed to steal data and bank account information have upped the ante by upgrading their code to check for the virtual environments commonly used by security researchers to catch advanced malware, according to a new report issued by security firm Seculert

Mumblehard malware targets Linux and BSD systems to send spam

Researchers at ESET uncover a new malware specifically created to run on Linux and BSD systems to send spam.

Infographic: Employees 'going rogue' on mobile app use

Many employees do not think the apps their enterprise provides meet their needs. This is leading to a "going rogue" trend among employees who bring in their own apps, whether IT approved or not.

Massachusetts police department succumbs to ransomware attack

Another local police department recently paid bitcoins to attackers to deactivate the malware known as ransomware. This is an all too familiar scenario playing out within overmatched enterprises across the nation.

Cisco unveils security products to isolate and destroy malware, deal with data breach aftermath

Last year was a security nightmare for many companies as attackers infected systems with malware and stole valuable data using that malware. To help companies combat these threats, IT behemoth Cisco unveiled Tuesday new products to detect and destroy malware, as well as deal with the aftermath of a data breach, should the malware get through all of the defenses.

Spotlight: Energy industry targeted by cyberespionage campaign

The worldwide energy industry is being targeted by a trojan that conducts reconnaissance of compromised computers, according to security researchers at Symantec.

Hackers delivering surgical attacks via ad networks

The practice of delivering malicious ads is on the rise, according to Threatpost.