Researchers from security firm Intezer Labs say they have found malware, which they have named HiddenWasp, that targets Linux systems and is not detected by most anti-virus engines.
Slovakian security firm ESET has discovered an UEFI rootkit in the wild, a first of sorts, with the company saying this showed that such a rootkit was a real threat, not some conference topic.
A Windows rootkit that dates back to 2009 has reappeared in the wild, according to researchers at security firm Check Point, but there is no indication whether it is being controlled by its original owner or whether someone else has taken control of it.
A rootkit aimed at Linux systems running on the x86, ARM and embedded platforms has been in development since last year and runs in user mode on an affected system, according to researchers at Trend Micro.
“We are not happy at the almost impossible to remove software disguised as the Lenovo Service Engine (LSE),” say Lenovo owners. It has been happening on all machines manufactured from October 2014 to April 2015.
Mac security specialist Intego says it has found a new Mac Trojan, which it has dubbed OSX/Crisis.
Released late this evening, Webroot's new personal security product claims to be the fastest available.
If Duqu has managed to sneak past your defences, Bitdefender is offering a free clean-up tool.
Investigations have suggested that the recent blue-screen crashes after installing MS patches are the result of an existing root-kit.
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