Getting some malware to do its thing on a virtual machine is a godsend for security researchers, but that may not be something they can enjoy for long, as we're now seeing malware that can detect where it is and shut down if it knows you're…
Microsoft's Edge browser will reportedly use a “mini virtual PC” to isolate itself from the rest of your system, effectively quarantining the entire browser to prevent malware from gaining access to sensitive files.
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab says it's identified a malware-infected Android app called "Guide for Pokémon Go" that it believes has been downloaded more than half a million times by fans of the hit smartphone game.
A bill in California that is poised to be signed into law would classify ransomware as extortion and allows prosecutors to call for jail sentences between two and four years. It is aimed at deterring hackers from using ransomware.
According to a recent blog post from ESET, there's a new kind of mobile malware that makes use of Twitter to control an Android device-based botnet. It's the first known mobile malware to use this kind of social media account.
It's not the first time for an operator of high-end hotels to be hit by hackers, and it more than likely won't be the last. This time 20 establishments were targeted over a 15-month period, with customer data exposed in a series of malware…
McAfee cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new Android ransomware, dubbed 'El Gato,' which is capable of stealing SMS messages, locking infected devices remotely, and permanently encrypting files.
Malware dubbed "ProjectSauron" infected government and other targets in Russia and Iran, then managed to stay hidden for five years, while extracting data. It used all sorts of tricks to stay hidden, including renaming itself at random.