Next-generation endpoint security solutions are poised to overtake traditional antivirus tools as the go-to for security teams.
Antivirus software has the potential to provide an attack surface for savvy cybercriminals — provided they can find any vulnerabilities in the tools.
Subpar APIs in one of AVG's Chrome extensions could wind up exposing user browsing history or even turn the extension into a vessel for malware.
Researchers have shown how HTML5 could be used to hide malware through a series of obfuscation techniques that antivirus tools can't detect.
Adware programs that are designed to render advertisements on end user systems emerged as the second-most prevalent security threat in 2014.
A research advisory says the AlienSpy RAT is deploying the Citadel malware across financial institutions and stealing data in other organizations.
Researchers say a new strain of ransomware called CrypVault is locking out computer users in a way that resembles antivirus software and demands payment.
Web attacks struck 38 percent of all computer users this year, an overall rise of 1 billion from 2013, as cybercriminals become more focused on banks.
A report from Bromium argues that backup technologies may be more effective in containing ransom malware threats than traditional antivirus software.
With all the security breaches, it seems like cybercriminals keep getting through. Malware is evolving to evade detection by traditional defenses.