Publication: Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News

First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Shadow cloud services pose a growing risk to enterprises

A growing tendency by business units and workgroups to sign up for cloud services without asking their IT organization creates serious risks for enterprises. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Entrepreneur, Risk
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Attack targets auto industry firms in Europe

Cybercriminals are using a new information-stealing malware program to target companies from the automobile industry in Europe, security researchers warned. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Attack, Cybercrime, Malware
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

US warns 'significant number' of major businesses hit by Backoff malware

More than 1,000 major enterprise networks and small and medium businesses in the U.S. have been compromised by a recently discovered malware package called "Backoff" and are probably unaware of it, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft engineer: 'Definitely problems' with test process after crippling Windows patch

A week after Microsoft pulled a Patch Tuesday update that crippled some Windows 7 PCs, the company has yet to provide a working fix for either the original flaw or the resulting problem. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The UPS Store says malware found on systems of 51 stores

The UPS Store said Wednesday that malicious software was found on the systems of 51 of its franchises in 24 U.S. states, although no fraud has been detected yet. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPS now the third company in a week to disclose data breach

Credit and debit card information belonging to customers who did business at 51 UPS Store Inc. locations in 24 U.S. states this year may have been compromised. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Reveton'ransomware adds powerful password stealer

A type of malware called Reveton, which falsely warns users they've broken the law and demands payment of a fine, has been upgraded with powerful password stealing functions, according to Avast. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. Cripple the automated processes presented by certain malware ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Cybercrime, Malware, Threat
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Update: Microsoft pulls crippling patch from Windows Update

Although Microsoft has pulled a patch from Windows Update that crippled some computers, it is still pushing a truncated version of the security update that contained the flawed fix. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft urges customers to uninstall 'Blue Screen of Death' update

Microsoft is quietly recommending that customers uninstall one of last week's security updates after users reported that it crippled their computers with the infamous "Blue Screen of Death." ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Users told to patch critical flaw in Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Adobe Systems has released security patches for its Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat products, addressing a total of eight vulnerabilities, including one that is being exploited by attackers. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploit Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers. ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Jul 28 2014]

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Attack targets auto industry firms in Europe [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 25 2014]
Shadow cloud services pose a growing risk to en... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 25 2014]
US warns 'significant number' of major ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 22 2014]
Microsoft engineer: 'Definitely problems' with ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 22 2014]
UPS now the third company in a week to disclose... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 21 2014]
The UPS Store says malware found on systems of ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 21 2014]
'Reveton'ransomware adds powerful password stealer [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 20 2014]
Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 19 2014]
Update: Microsoft pulls crippling patch from Wi... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 18 2014]
Microsoft urges customers to uninstall 'Blue Sc... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 17 2014]
Grocery stores in multiple states hit by data b... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 15 2014]
Heartbleed software flaw exposes weaknesses in ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 15 2014]
Google broadens its malware sleuthing to sniff ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 14 2014]
The biggest iPhone security risk could be conne... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 14 2014]
BlackBerry patches vulnerabilities in BlackBerr... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 13 2014]
Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 13 2014]
Users told to patch critical flaw in Adobe Read... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 13 2014]
Users should patch critical flaw in Adobe Reade... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 13 2014]
Malware no longer avoids virtual machines [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 13 2014]
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates focus on Inte... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 12 2014]
15 new vulnerabilities reported during router h... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 12 2014]
Amazon protects its virtual desktops with two-f... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 12 2014]
Security Manager's Journal: Peering behind the ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 11 2014]
Mobile chips face lockdown to prevent hacks [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 11 2014]
Home routers supplied by ISPs can be compromise... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 10 2014]
PCI Security Council moves to boost service pro... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 08 2014]
Some mobile POS devices still have critical fla... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 08 2014]
Windows 8.1 biz users face patch freeze as Micr... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 07 2014]
Carriers' remote control software still puts mo... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 07 2014]
U.S. agencies halt background checks by contrac... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 07 2014]
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Attack targets auto industry firms in Europe [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 25 2014]
Cybercriminals are using a new information-stealing malware program to target companies from the automobile industry in Europe, security researchers warned. ...
Shadow cloud services pose a growing risk to en... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 25 2014]
A growing tendency by business units and workgroups to sign up for cloud services without asking their IT organization creates serious risks for enterprises. ...
US warns 'significant number' of major ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 22 2014]
More than 1,000 major enterprise networks and small and medium businesses in the U.S. have been compromised by a recently discovered malware package called "Backoff" and are probably unaware of it, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
Microsoft engineer: 'Definitely problems' with ... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 22 2014]
A week after Microsoft pulled a Patch Tuesday update that crippled some Windows 7 PCs, the company has yet to provide a working fix for either the original flaw or the resulting problem. ...
UPS now the third company in a week to disclose... [Published Computerworld Malware and Vulnerabilities News - Aug 21 2014]
Credit and debit card information belonging to customers who did business at 51 UPS Store Inc. locations in 24 U.S. states this year may have been compromised. ...
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