Startup Spotlight: Threat Detection Specialist ThetaRay

Israeli security startup ThetaRay promises to detect zero-day attacks, hidden APTs and other threats in seconds by simultaneously analyzing all security and operational data sources.

9 Resources to Stay Current on Security Threats

These nine online resources will keep security pros informed about the latest threats.

Dyreza Malware Now Targeting Users

The company says it was recently alerted to the threat by one of its security partners.

Over 1,000 U.S. Businesses Infected with Backoff PoS Malware

A DHS advisory urges companies to work with IT, anti-virus vendors, managed service providers and PoS system vendors to check for vulnerabilities.

DefCon: Advice on Evading Black Helicopters

You say 'paranoid,' I say 'careful.' Expert offers 'practical' advice on living the paranoid lifestyle.

Backoff PoS Malware Demonstrated at Black Hat [VIDEO]

Trustwave researchers demonstrate Backoff malware, which targets POS systems, at Black Hat. Attack that has compromised 600 retailers relies on Java.

US-CERT Warns of New Backoff Malware

The malware appears to have been responsible for several recent high-profile breaches, including those at Target, Neiman Marcus and Goodwill.

Hackers Target Browsers, Especially IE: Bromium Labs

Hackers targeted Microsoft's Internet Explorer with an emerging attack technique called action script spray in the first half of 2014, say Bromium Labs researchers.

Hackers Leverage Russian Government Malware

Sentinel Labs researchers say the malware is so hard to detect it's 'virtually invisible.'

IT Pros Report Surge in Concern About Ransomware

73 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they're very or extremely concerned about the impact of ransomware, up from 48 percent in January.

Trusteer Warns of New Kronos Banking Trojan

The malware is currently being offered for sale online for $7,000 -- or $1,000 for a one-week trial.

NCA, FBI, Europol Take Down Shylock Banking Malware

The malware, which was first uncovered in 2011, has infected more than 30,000 Windows PCs worldwide.

Boleto Malware Hits Brazil Payment System

New IBM Trusteer research finds new variants of malware used to exploit Brazil's Boleto payment system.

Security Researchers Warn of New Dyre Banking Trojan

The malware, also called Dyreza, is designed to bypass SSL and steal login credentials.

Bromium CTO Explains Promise of Secure by Design

Simon Crosby, Co-founder and CTO of Bromium, details his company's progress to deliver a Byzantine Fault Tolerant security solution

The Link between Windows XP Users and Spam Volume

Second quarter IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence report finds an uptick in spam volume.

International Action Targets GameOver Zeus, Cryptolocker

Communications between PCs infected by GameOver Zeus were redirected to government servers, and Cryptolocker command and control servers were seized.

Fake Heartbleed Removal Tool Delivers Malware

The download installs a keylogger while claiming to verify that the victim's computer is 'clean.'

Are Anti-Malware's Days Numbered?

Anti-malware software can't spot all malicious code. Is  isolating end-user tasks through virtualization a better approach to security?

IBM Takes Aim at Endpoint Security with Trusteer Apex

In a world where anti-virus is no longer entirely effective, IBM launches new technology to secure endpoint devices.

Malware Exposes Boomerang Tags Customers' Payment Card Data

Customers' names, addresses, payment card numbers, expiration dates and security codes were exposed.

New Android Bitcoin Mining Malware Found on Google Play

The malware was found in six different wallpaper apps, each of which had been downloaded between 100 and 500 times.

New Malware Targets Jailbroken iPhones, iPads

The malware is designed to steal victims' Apple IDs and passwords.

Nine Charged with Using Zeus Malware to Steal Millions

The defendants allegedly told banks they were employees of the victims and were authorized to make transfers from their accounts.

Malware Exposes Rosenthal Wine Shop Customer Data

Customers' names, addresses, payment card account numbers, expiration dates and security codes may have been exposed.