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Stealthy Nemesis financial malware loads before the operating system, avoids detection

Hackers targeting payment card data are using sophisticated malware that executes before the operating system has started booting, according to new research.

David Bisson reports.


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Thunderstrike! How a radar-proof rootkit could infect your Mac

A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Android bootkit malware infects more than 350,000 Android devices

Dr Web researchers discover a sophisticated malware attack, designed to infect Android devices even after you think you have cleaned them up.

If you’re not yet running anti-virus software on your Android device, you are playing an increasingly dangerous game.


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