An overview of malvertising on the Mac

Mac users may face less malware attacks than their Windows counterparts, but it doesn’t mean they are safe from online crooks. In this post we review the top malvertising attacks that target the OS X platform and how to stay safe.

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Floki Bot and the stealthy dropper

Floki Bot, described recently by Dr. Peter Stephenson from SC Magazine is yet another bot, based on the leaked Zeus code. However, the author came up with various custom modifications that makes it more interesting.

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Ransomware doesn’t mean game over

Over the course of just a few years, this threat has evolved from an annoying pop-up to a screen freezer that utilizes disturbing imagery to a sophisticated malicious program that encrypts important files.

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Mobile Menace Monday: How dare that rootin’ Dirty COW

If you follow cybersecurity news, you may have heard of the latest Linux exploit referenced under CVE-2016-5195, which has been dubbed Dirty COW. The name is derived based on the exploitation of the copy-on-write (COW) mechanism in Linux.

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Malware “Eko” affecting French Facebook users

French Facebook users have been falling victim to a new Facebook Messenger “Trojan horse” arriving into their private message (PM) inboxes from network contacts.

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