Trojan

Asus ShadowHammer suggests Supply Chain Hacks are the New Normal

The compromise of device maker Asus Live Update Utility is just the latest evidence that sophisticated attackers have software supply chains in the crosshairs.

ExileRAT Malware Targets Tibetan Exile Government

Researchers have discovered a new cyber-espionage campaign targeting the organization representing the exiled Tibetan government.

North Korea’s Lazarus Tied to Cryptojacking Campaign Targeting MacOS

North Korean state-sponsored hacking group Lazarus is believed to be behind a recent crypto jacking attack on several banks with an unexpected twist–the use of a Trojan that tricked a company employee into downloading malware, according to Kaspersky Lab.

North Korea

US Government Warns of Hidden Cobra North Korea Cyber Threat

A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alert released on Tuesday warns the public about a campaign of hacking by the government of North Korea it has code-named “Hidden Cobra.”

Hero WannaCry Researcher Charged over Links to Kronos Trojan

In-brief: A British researcher who became a hero after he stopped the WannaCry ransomware from spreading globally has been apprehended in Nevada and charged with distributing the Kronos banking trojan in the U.S. between July 2014 and July 2015.