Malware Sharing Presents New Problems For The IoT

The widespread sharing of IoT malware is having a significant effect on the broader threat landscape, with source code and even tutorials now freely available on Darknet forums. For starters, the hacker economy is maturing – their communities have been growing for some time now.http://www.businesscomputingworld.co.uk/malware-sharing-presents-new-problems-for-the-iot/

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ISPs May Be Helping Hackers to Infect you with FinFisher Spyware

Are you sure the version of WhatsApp, or Skype, or VLC Player installed on your device is legitimate? Security researchers have discovered that legitimate downloads of several popular applications including WhatsApp, Skype, VLC Player and WinRAR have reportedly been compromised at the ISP level to….http://thehackernews.com/2017/09/gamma-finfisher-hacking-tool.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20TheHackersNews%20%28The%20Hackers%20News%20-%20Security%20Blog%29

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RouteX Malware Uses Netgear Routers for Credential Stuffing Attacks

A Russian-speaking hacker has been infecting Netgear routers over the past months with a new strain of malware named RouteX that he uses to turn infected devices into SOCKS proxies and carry out credential stuffing attacks. According to Forkbombus Labs, the US cyber-security firm that uncovered this….http://www.securitynewspaper.com/2017/09/13/routex-malware-uses-netgear-routers-credential-stuffing-attacks/

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