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New malware pulls its instructions from code hidden in memes posted to Twitter – TechCrunch

New malware pulls its instructions from code hidden in memes posted to Twitter – TechCrunch Security researchers said they’ve found a new kind of malware that takes its instructions from code hidden in memes posted to Twitter. The malware itself is relatively underwhelming: like most primitive remote access trojans (RATs), …

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Bots Distorted the 2016 Election. Will the Midterms Be a Sequel? – TechCrunch

Bots Distorted the 2016 Election. Will the Midterms Be a Sequel? – TechCrunch Tiffany Olson Kleeman Contributor Tiffany Olson Kleeman is the chief executive officer of Distil Networks. She formerly served in executive roles at Symantec and FireEye and was deputy chief of staff for cybersecurity operations under President George …

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Duo Security researchers’ Twitter ‘bot or not’ study unearths crypto botnet – TechCrunch

Duo Security researchers’ Twitter ‘bot or not’ study unearths crypto botnet – TechCrunch A team of researchers at Duo Security has unearthed a sophisticated botnet operating on Twitter — and being used to spread a cryptocurrency scam. The botnet was discovered during the course of a wider research project to …

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U.S. claims North Korea has been silently infiltrating networks since 2009

U.S. claims North Korea has been silently infiltrating networks since 2009 The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI claim North Korea has been silently infiltrating the media, aerospace, financial, and critical infrastructure sectors both in and out of the United States. The post U.S. claims North Korea has been …

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