Researchers spotted a new set of fake voice apps in the Google Play Store and suggested that the activity may signal the beginning of a new mobile botnet.
Security researchers recently identified two malware distribution campaigns that infect customers of Brazilian financial institutions with banking Trojans.
A group of researchers from Princeton revealed that, through an attack dubbed MadIoT, threat actors could leverage an IoT botnet to compromise the power grid and cause widespread blackouts.
Researchers discovered a family of bots dubbed Chalubo launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to brute-force Linux-based systems running internet-facing SSH servers.
IBM X-Force researchers observed the Necurs botnet spewing millions of spam emails from more than 30,000 malicious IPs to extort bitcoin from victims who may or may not have viewed adult content.
Researchers observed the Viro botnet spreading spam, spying on users' keystrokes and distributing ransom notes written in French to victims in the U.S.
Threat actors have taken a liking to IQY files, which are foreign to most users and appear benign to many spam filters.
A new campaign involving the Ramnit botnet that infected 100,000 computers over a two-month period may foreshadow an even larger attack, researchers warn.
An unknown threat actor leaked the source code for the Android malware Exobot, leading to fears of an impending attack similar to the massive DDoS incident that hit domain name provider Dyn in 2016.
Security researchers identified two new threats in the wild that are designed to compromise consumer devices to build IoT botnets.