Malware

02.06.16
Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity
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Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity

The Internet Archive has pacified MS DOS-era viruses and put them into The Malware Museum.

By T. Seppala,   02.06.16
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02.04.16
Google engineer finds holes in three 'secure' browsers
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Google engineer finds holes in three 'secure' browsers

They all used Google's Chromium browser and made it less secure.

By M. Brian,   02.04.16
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01.31.16
'Blackshades' webcam malware co-creator gets probation
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'Blackshades' webcam malware co-creator gets probation

Michael Hogue's cooperation is getting him a light sentence.

By J. Fingas,   01.31.16
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01.28.16
Google's VirusTotal can tell if your firmware is infected
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Google's VirusTotal can tell if your firmware is infected

VirusTotal peers into a hidden layer of your computer.

By J. Conditt,   01.28.16
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01.20.16
Chrome gaming add-ons steal your Steam inventory
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Chrome gaming add-ons steal your Steam inventory

They claim to help your Counter-Strike game, but they'll ruin your day.

By J. Fingas,   01.20.16
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01.15.16
Hyatt admits 250 hotels were hit by card-skimming malware
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Hyatt admits 250 hotels were hit by card-skimming malware

Most affected credit cards were used to pay at Hyatt restos.

By M. Moon,   01.15.16
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01.08.16
You say advertising, I say block that malware
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You say advertising, I say block that malware

Forbes asked readers to turn off ad blockers then immediately served them pop-under malware.

By V. Blue,   01.08.16
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