4 posts tagged with malware by Chocolate Pickle.
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OS X Ransomware

First OS X ransomware detected in the wild, will maliciously encrypt hard drives on infected Macs. [more inside]
posted by Chocolate Pickle on Mar 6, 2016 - 75 comments

DNSChanger servers get shut down

On Monday hundreds of thousands of computers will lose their ability to connect to the Internet. [more inside]
posted by Chocolate Pickle on Jul 7, 2012 - 72 comments

Car back door

Researchers at UCSD have modified an MP3 file so that when it is played on a car's stereo system it modifies the stereo's firmware and opens up a security back door into the car's operating system. Using it, they were then able to control the door locks, the car ignition, and change the speedometer reading. [more inside]
posted by Chocolate Pickle on Mar 13, 2011 - 148 comments

Parking Malware

The page served by Network Solutions for parked domains was serving malware until two weeks ago. Apparently it had been like that for months without anyone taking notice.
posted by Chocolate Pickle on Aug 28, 2010 - 20 comments

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