What is this? A new "TDLv4" version of the TDSS rootkit, which was first discovered in 2008, has infected over 4.5 million machines world-wide as of April 2011. Infected machines are joined to a botnet which can be used for malicious purposes such as mounting network/endpoint attacks, allowing installation of more malware on the infected systems, distributing "spam" emails, and exfiltrating user data. The Dirty Details... TDLv4 uses a number of sophisticated components including rootkit [...]
As Sony deals with their most recent data breach of one million passwords, Flowing Data took a look at the the largest data loss incidents on record, according to DataLossDB.
News headlines have been a constant reminder every day that data leakage and malware attacks are on the rise, and increasing at high speeds. Many believe these malicious attacks are targeted towards large corporations with big bucks, but businesses of all size and functions are facing these risks every day. Your basic anti-virus solution alone won’t stop these attacks; you need to take extra provisions when protecting your organization. To help you mitigate the risks, [...]
Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn In The News: New Banking Trojan The SonicWALL UTM Research team has received reports of a new banking Trojan named Tatanga in the wild. Spain, Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom are the top countries affected by this Trojan. This Trojan has many sophisticated features resembling functions found in the popular crime-ware toolkits Zeus and SpyEye which includes: Encrypted configuration files Encrypted communication between the bot and the [...]