WikiLeaks will be sharing alleged CIA hacking techniques with major technology companies such as Apple and Google to allow them to develop fixes for vulnerabilities in their phones and other electronic devices, according to Julian Assange.
“If an attacker has a foothold in your air-gapped system, the malware still can send the data out to the attacker,” says Ben-Gurion researcher Mordechai Guri, who has spent years focusing on finding techniques for ferreting data out of isolated computer systems.
This malicious Word file marks the first time someone has attempted to compromise a Mac via macro abuse. While the malware isn’t particularly advance, there is no denying that macros are still highly effective when it comes to compromising a machine. Mac users should probably be extra vigilant when it comes to Word files from now on.
Two forms of malware were found on the four systems, and a system-wide sweep discovered additional DVR clusters that were infected.
DNSChanger Malware that targets computers are rather common but malware that targets routers are a completely different thing. Researchers from the security firm Proofpoint have discovered that the way it operates is similar to the recently discovered Stegano malware.