This isn’t the kind of thing you want to pop up when you’re surfing a porn site.
David Bisson reports.
The malicious hackers developing exploit kits, designed to help online criminals break into computers systems and spread malware, are keener on exploiting Adobe Flash than any other software.
Whichever web browser you are using, you should know that using any plugin runs the risk of putting your system – and your data – in increased peril.
Yasin Soliman reports.
Exploit kits prey upon the fact that most users are slow to update their machines.
Keep yourself patched and adopted a layered defence to better protect yourself against the Angler exploit kit and its cohorts, advises David Bisson.
xHamster, which receives over 500 million visitors a month, has been serving up malware-laced ads capable of infecting users’ computers.
If you’re going to do one thing today, make sure your computers are running an up-to-date version of Flash.
The popular Xtube hardcore porn website, visited by approximately 25 million people every month, has been compromised by hackers and is spreading malware onto visiting computers.
Jamie, I know you have a lot on your plate, but this is no small potatoes. Secure your website, or find someone worth their salt who can.
Security researchers have discovered a criminal campaign exploiting the YouTube platform, where some of the site’s most popular videos have had malicious adverts displayed alongside them.
Malware researchers at ESET have uncovered a widespread cybercriminal operation that has seized control of tens of thousands of Unix servers.
Learn more in my guest article on the We Live Security blog.
Websites run by Britain’s National Heath Service (NHS) are riddled with security vulnerabilities and could easily be exploited by online criminals, claims a newly-published investigation.
Are you doing everything you should to ensure that your website is up-to-date and not infecting its visitors?
Security researchers at Bromium have discovered that hackers were spreading malware onto computers while unsuspecting users were watching YouTube videos.
The drive-by-download attack was distributed via adverts shown on the YouTube website, and used an exploit kit to infect Windows PCs with a version of the Caphaw banking Trojan.
Thousands of visitors to the Yahoo website were attacked by malware, spread via poisoned adverts in recent days.
If the Russian authorities really do have their hands on the Blackhole Exploit Kit’s creator, and his collaborators, then that is good news for everyone on the internet.
The php.net website, the official home of the open-source PHP programming language, has been hacked and used to spread malware to visitors.
Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs is loved by everyone on the internet… apart from the criminals.
Find out what they’re saying about him in their latest version of the Redkit exploit kit.