A Computer Afflicted With 6 Infamous Viruses Has Passed $1 Million at Auction
The art project can be yours for a mere seven figures.
‘WannaCry Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Making Banking Malware
The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
Prosecutors Launch Investigation Into Company That Put Malware on Google Play Store
Italian government authorities have launched an inquiry into eSurv, a company that made spyware apps that it concealed as legitimate and innocuous-looking apps on the Google Play Store.
Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware
Security researchers have found a new kind of government malware that was hiding in plain sight within apps on Android’s Play Store. And they appear to have uncovered a case of lawful intercept gone wrong.
Ransomware Forces Aluminum Manufacturing Giant to Shut Down Network Worldwide
Norwegian giant Norsk Hydro was forced to shut down its internal network after some of its computers in the United States were hit by ransomware.
Releasing the NSA’s Previously Classified Tool ‘Ghidra’ For Free Is a ‘Game Changer’
The NSA release a free and open source reverse engineering app called ‘Ghidra.”
When Spies Come Home
PayPal Processes Payments for ‘Stalkerware’ Software Sold to Abusive Partners
The booming industry of spyware to spy on romantic partners doesn’t exist in a vacuum: Companies need financial and tech giants to process their payments and advertise their wares.
Google Made a Quiz to See if You Can Identify Phishing Emails
Alphabet’s Jigsaw has a new quiz to test your ability to distinguish phishing emails from regular, benevolent ones.
How to Tell If Your Partner Is Spying on Your Phone
"Stalkerware" apps let abusers monitor their partner's phones and track their locations—without them knowing.
Watch Android Malware Automatically Steal 1,000 Euros From a PayPal Account in Seconds
A new banking malware for Android phones allows criminals to take over control of PayPal and steal money.
Malware Companies Are Finding New Ways to Spy on iPhones
Kaspersky Lab’s found evidence that a small spyware government contractor sells iOS malware, showing it may not be as rare as some people think.
Why Is Antivirus Software Still a Thing?
Antivirus has been around for more than 20 years. Do you still need it to protect yourself today?