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Now that's persistent: Equation's firmware threat

The recent revelation that the Equation Group uses disk drive firmware to plant malware in systems points to the kind of sophisticated and hard-to-tackle threat that will increasingly be a part of black hat attacks. Kaspersky Lab, which came out with the initial report on Equation , said the group attacked the firmware of major drive makers such as Samsung, Seagate, Western Digital, Hitachi and Maxtor.

Supergate Lenovo: How and why does that even happen?

Lenovo has officially gone into the tech betrayal record books with "Supergate." "Or is it fish bait?" If you have no idea what I'm talking about , I'm referring to the recent "discovery" that some adware disguised as a utility was preloaded on Lenovo machines as of fall 2014 and early 2015.

Lenovo offers free security service after adware debacle

Wracked by the "Superfish" adware debacle last week, ensuing criticism worldwide and then hacked earlier this week, Lenovo on Friday issued a public "promise" to deliver "a cleaner, safer PC." "The events of last week reinforce the principle that customer experience, security and privacy must be our top priorities.

HTTPS-Breaking Malware That Plagued Lenovo Is Everywhere -

Last week we examined how Lenovo was under fire for including "Superfish" malware in the company's consumer-grade laptops. The malware in question encrypted Web sessions and -- because the private encryption key accompanying the Superfish-signed Transport Layer Security certificate appears is the same for every Lenovo machine -- made Lenovo users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that should be relatively easy for attackers to carry out.

Organizations Becoming More Threat-aware Which is Driving the Global Cyber Security Market

Research Beam adds a report titled " Global Cyber Security Market 2014-2018 " that provides detailed information of the cyber security industry. The report is an excellent piece of study for investors who are looking towards the market.

Bundled Crapware Has Come to Macs, So Hone Your BS Detectors

There's an old belief that Macs don't have the same crapware/malware problem that Windows does. However, with the rise of Macs over the past few years, that's no longer true.

UPDATE 1-NSA chief declines comment on spyware reports, says programs lawful U.S. Navy Admiral Michael Rogers was responding to reports that the NSA had embedded spyware in computers on a vast scale and that along with its British counterpart, had hacked into the world's biggest manufacturer of cellphone SIM cards. The Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Lab said last week that spies had figured out how to embed spy software deep within hard drives by Western ...

Lenovo Sued Over Superfish Adware Renee Montagne talks to Jordan Robertson of Bloomberg News about computer maker Lenovo, which allowed controversial spyware to be embedded onto the operating systems of laptops sold in the U.S.

​Is the NSA putting spyware in hard drives? Cybersecurity researchers draw a shocking path from espionage-enabled computer hardware to the federal government

Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other surveillance targets around the world?

Did NSA plant spyware in computers shipped abroad? Did the National Security Agency plant spyware deep in the hard drives of thousands of computers used by foreign governments, banks and other targets under surveillance abroad? A new report from Russian ...

Beyond Superfish: Turns out SSL-trashing spyware is widespread Last week Lenovo found itself in deep trouble over the Superfish spyware that it installed on many recent consumer laptops. Designed to insert ads into customers' browsing experiences, the software has…