MALWARE ANALYSIS

Users of Sophos’s security software were confronted with a black screen on starting up their Windows PC over the weekend as the resulted of a borked antivirus update. The botched update meant that the Windows 7 version of winlogon.exe was

A new type of ransomware called Fantom has been discovered. It pretends to be a Windows Update and is designed to look authentic to unsuspecting Microsoft Windows users. There is no known fix for this attack yet. Microsoft’s Windows platform

A piece of Android malware designed to steal banking log-ins has added UK banks to its list of targets in the latest phase of its evolution. IBM X-Force researchers on Thursday said the Marcher malware has now added nine major

New malware that targets industrial control systems called Irongate was found by researchers who say the discovery should serve as another wakeup call to the security industry to shore up its detection capabilities around ICS and SCADA threats. Irongate, which