Malware

Laptop Full of Malware Sells for $1.3 Million

It's an art piece containing six pieces of malware responsible for $95 billion worth of damage, and it just sold at auction for $1.345 million.

Matthew Humphries

· 2 min read

Is Your Computer Being Held Hostage? What to Do.

Ransomware attacks happen more than you think. Back up your files; renew your security plan and take on those hackers.

Robert Siciliano

· 4 min read

6 Signs Your WordPress Site Is Compromised

Sluggish loading times? Redirects to other sites? These red flags need your attention now to protect your company's information and reputation in the weeks ahead.

Tobi Abdulgafar

· 5 min read

To Understand Today's Cyber War Study Cold War Spycraft

High tech attacks on our democracy are based on strategy and tactics straight out of a spy thriller.

Avi Chesla

· 7 min read

New Strain of Malware Can Take Power Stations Offline

Crash Override disabled part of the electrical grid in Ukraine last year, and many more power stations could be susceptible, according to security experts.

Tom Brant

· 2 min read

WannaCry Ransomware: What You Need to Know

If you've been wondering what WannaCry is and if you're at risk, here's the lowdown.

Chloe Albanesius

· 5 min read

Russian Malware Creator Ordered to Pay $6.9 Million

Nikita Kuzmin, 28, was not sentenced to more jail time. He'd already served over three years behind bars in the U.S.

Reuters

· 2 min read

How These Mormon Women Became Some of the Best Cybersecurity Hackers in the U.S.

The Brigham Young University team took second place in its first year competing at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Championship.

Valentina Zarya

· 4 min read

Nostalgic for Old Viruses? The Malware Museum Has You Covered.

It's perfect if you have a hankering to relive the feeling of seeing '80s and '90s malware, but without the panic they might have caused at the time.

David Meyer

· 3 min read

Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches

ModPOS is an especially sophisticated point-of-sale malware that current security programs can't catch.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Starwood Hotels Says Point-of-Sale Systems Infected With Malware

There is no evidence yet that reservations or customer information was compromised.

Reuters

· 1 min read