International effort busts $100 million malware crime network

The US, five other countries and Europol have dismantled an elaborate cybercrime ring that relied on one piece of malware to pull off heists. Officials have charged 10 people across five countries with using GozNym malware to grab banking login crede...

WhatsApp call exploit let attackers slip spyware on to phones

WhatsApp appears to have been the inadvertent conduit for a surveillance campaign. Both WhatsApp and Israeli software developer NSO Group have confirmed that an exploit in WhatsApp's voice calling allowed attackers to load NSO's Pegasus spyware on t...

US charges China-based hacking group for massive 2015 Anthem breach

Four years after hackers committed one of the worst data breaches in history, the US Justice Department has charged a "sophisticated China-based hacking group" with the attacks. An indictment released yesterday charges two members of the group, Fuji...

Google report details the ongoing fight against bad Android apps

Today, Google released its fifth annual security and privacy report. Despite an overall increase in potentially harmful application (PHA) downloads -- due to the fact that click fraud is now included in the PHA category -- Google is optimistic, sayin...

ASUS releases fix for ShadowHammer malware attack

ASUS may have inadvertently pushed malware to some of its computers through its update tool, but it at least has has a fix ready to go. The PC maker has released a new version of its Live Update software for laptops that addresses the ShadowHammer b...