Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#922 Vawtrak banking malware – know your enemy
In December 2014, SophosLabs published a paper entitled Vawtrak – International Crimeware-as-a-Service, explaining how cybercriminals have adopted the “Pay As You Go” model that has become so popular in the mainstream technology industry.

Cybercrooks have provided services to one another for years, for example by trading spamming lists, writing malware programs to order, and finding and selling vulnerabilities.

But once you’ve provided another bunch of crooks with your malware source code files, or with access to your mailing lists, you can’t easily control what they do with them.
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#927 Google patches high severity browser PDF vulnerability
#926 More corporate shared folders in cloud filled with malware, research finds
#925 CryptXXX ransomware jumps from Angler to Neutrino exploit kit
#924 A hacker claims to be selling millions of Twitter accounts
#923 Watch the full episode: 'State of Surveillance' with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith (VIDEO)
#922 Vawtrak banking malware – know your enemy
#921 Slicing into a Point-of-Sale botnet
#920 Hackers could have changed Facebook Messenger chat logs
#919 University pays almost $16,000 to recover crucial data held hostage
#918 uTorrent forums hacked, passwords compromised
#917 Windows BITS ‘notification’ feature used to deliver malware
#916 Belgium tops list of nations most vulnerable to hacking
#915 Bitdefender finds eavesdropping vulnerability in public cloud
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