The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.
Ted Landau's personal website was showing unwanted ads. Here's how he tracked down and eliminated the culprit.
IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.
For almost an entire year beginning in March 2013, malicious attackers may have been harvesting customer information including credit card data, LaCie says.
Researchers from security firm Malwarebytes spotted a tech support scam targeting smartphone and tablet users, while the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams offering tech support refunds.
The company's CEO confirmed that attackers used malware to steal credit and debit card data from PoS systems
Users in North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America weren't served the ads that spread malware in Europe, Yahoo says.