Couple arrested for secretly installing cryptomining software on department store PCs

Police in Tarragona, Spain, have arrested a man and a woman after they allegedly infected computers at high-street stores with malware with the intention of mining cryptocurrency on them.

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Is it possible to convert an IP packet into a grayscale image through the help of deep packet inspection?

I am working on building a malware classifier that works by using gray-scale images of the dissasembly files. This method has been outlined in multiple research papers, here is one:
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7811100
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Sophisticated Tardigrade malware launches attacks on vaccine manufacturing infrastructure

Security researchers are warning biomanufacturing facilities around the world that they are being targeted by a sophisticated new strain of malware, known as Tardigrade.

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How likely are mid-market organizations to experience a breach by the end of 2021?

Coro released an extensive cybersecurity research report revealing a true market failure: a severe lack of preparedness of the mid-market sector, which is comprised of companies with between 100 and 1,500 employees, to defend against an expanding array… Continue reading How likely are mid-market organizations to experience a breach by the end of 2021?

About 10 million Android devices found infected with Cynos malware

By Waqas
In total, researchers have identified around 190 malware-infected games, some of which were designed to target Russian and Chinese users.
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