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The Gameover Trojan program is back, with some modifications

Cybercriminals are trying to ressurect the recently disrupted Gameover Zeus botnet, researchers say

Source code for tiny 'Tinba' banking malware leaked

The code has appeared in an underground forum, according to Denmark-based security company CSIS

International law enforcement operation disrupts Shylock banking malware

Police in eight countries worked with security vendors to seize domain names and servers used by the Trojan program

Botnet brute-forces remote access to point-of-sale systems

A new malware threat scans the Internet for POS systems and tries to access them using common usernames and passwords

Bloody June: What's behind last month's DDoS attacks?

June's large-scale DDoS activity is the child of many different parents.

Google blocks bogus digital certificates issued in India

It's unclear how the certificates were issued by the country's National Informatics Centre

Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates

Critical IE patches address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution

Spamhaus pushes for arrests of alleged DDoS participants

The attack against Spamhaus was one of the largest ever recorded at the time

US open to discussion about German accused of being a double agent

A German intelligence employee is accused of passing information to a US contact

French police question three over bitcoin website

Police were investigating the provision of online banking and gambling activities without the appropriate license

Gmail users on iOS at risk of data interception

Lacoon Security found Google hasn't yet implemented a security technology that could prevent data loss

Malware hidden in Chinese inventory scanners targeted logistics, shipping firms

Researchers from TrapX discovered a sophisticated multistage cyberespionage attack that started in the supply chain

Digital certificate breach at Indian authority also targeted Yahoo domains, possibly others

The full scope of the security breach is currently unknown, a Google security engineer said

Tor exit node operator convicted of abetting spread of child porn

The decision will probably have no direct effect on the liability issues of running Tor services, an Austrian ISP association said

US Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

The bill has been criticized by civil liberties and privacy groups because of its potential privacy implications

Facebook kills 'Lecpetex' botnet, which hit 250,000 computers

Greek police made two arrests last week, Facebook said

Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Bad design decisions could have enabled malware infections, researchers from CERT/CC said

Blue Shield discloses 18,000 doctors' Social Security numbers

A mistake left thousands of Social Security numbers in publicly available files

Accused Russian point-of-sale hacker arrested, faces US charges

The 30-year-old is also accused of hosting credit card selling forums online

Android bug lets apps make rogue phone calls

The flaw affects the majority of Android devices in use and could easily be exploited by malware to make premium-rate calls


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