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Sophos tackles new BlackHole RAT malware variant for OS X

A new variant of the relatively old "BlackHole RAT" malware for OS X has been found and definitions have been released for it.

By Sep. 28, 2011

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A media blackhole in Colorado

For nearly six years all media requests to gain access to inmates at the super-maximum security ADX prison in Florence Colorado have been denied by the BOP.

By Aug. 20, 2007

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Sochi hack report 'fraudulent,' security researcher charges

NBC News report that attendees at the Winter Olympics were being hacked immediately is "wrong in every respect," Errata Security's Robert Graham says. NBC defends its story.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Worm spreading on Skype IM installs ransomware

Malware is downloaded onto users' machines after they click on the message "lol is this your new profile pic?"

By Oct. 8, 2012

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Oracle releases software update to fix Java vulnerability

Emergency software update repairs vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

By Jan. 13, 2013

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New malware exploiting Java 7 in Windows and Unix systems

Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes.

By Jan. 11, 2013

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Cryptome.org hacked--and inadvertently spreads infection

Infected files on the site were downloading exploits from the Blackhole Toolkit that target Windows.

By Feb. 13, 2012

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Mac OS X Trojan catches Sophos' eye

Security firm Sophos spots a "backdoor Trojan," known as both BlackHole RAT and MusMinim, that could hit Mac OS X users. The Trojan's developer says the malware isn't yet finished.

By Feb. 28, 2011

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New malware strain locks up computers unless ransom is paid

A type of "ransomware" hitting users across Europe demands payment for alleged copyright violations, according to a Swiss security blog.

By May. 7, 2012

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Reddit noob President Obama's Ask Me Anything best bits

What happened when the 44th President of the United States signed up for Reddit and kicked off an AMA thread?

By Aug. 30, 2012