Mass infection malware attack targets Android

AdaptiveMobile uncovered one of the single largest messaging-initiated mobile malware outbreaks. The malware, dubbed Gazon, which uses victims’ mobile phone contacts to …

Aggressive Selfmite SMS worm variant goes global

The Selfmite Android SMS worm is back, and this new version is both more dangerous and more widespread that the initial one. AdaptiveMobile researchers, who discovered both …

Geodo infostealer gets help from worm

The distribution potential of the infamous Cridex infostealer (also known as Feodo or Bugat) just went up a notch, as a new version of the malware works in conjunction with a …

Invasive Selfmite SMS worm uncovered

AdaptiveMobile has discovered a previously unknown piece of mobile malware dubbed Selfmite. It spreads via SMS and fools users into installing a worm app which propagates by …

New Android Trojan spreads like a worm

A new SMS Trojan with worm-like spreading capabilities has been spotted targeting Russian Android users. Dubbed “Samsapo,” the malware can also extract information …

Uncommon new worm targets Word and Excel files

Trend Micro researchers have uncovered a new malware family targeting Word and Excel files: the Crigent worm (a.k.a. Power Worm). Crigent uses the Windows PowerShell scripting …

Info-stealing Dorkbot worm spreading on Facebook

The Dorkbot worm, which first appeared in 2011 and has since been spreading via removable drives, IM programs and social networks, is currently targeting Facebook users. The …