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August 20, 2015

Another serious vulnerability found in Android’s media processing service

Rogue applications could exploit the flaw to gain sensitive permissions The Android service that processes multimedia files has been the source of several vulnerabilities recently, including […]
August 19, 2015

Android ransomware locks up devices, has additional features

Researchers with Fortinet have observed Android malware that locks up the mobile device, encrypts the SD card, presents a frightening FBI warning containing the user’s picture and IP […]
August 18, 2015

Android vulnerability allows hackers to install malware through MMS

Stagefright 2 : Another Android vulnerability in Mediaserver allows hackers to install malware through multimedia message Stagefright vulnerability in Google’s Android operating system has been in headlines […]
August 17, 2015

Smartwatches aren’t so clever when it comes to security

Smartwatch manufacturers are failing to secure sensitive data on their devices, warned a Trend Micro report. The IT security firm said that smartwatches running Google’s Android […]
August 12, 2015

Malware now targeting non-jailbroken iOS 8 devices

FireEye security researchers have uncovered the first instance of targeted iOS malware being used against non-jailbroken iOS devices. FireEye discovered the Masque attacks against iOS devices after […]
August 11, 2015

Windows patches can be intercepted and injected with malware

Can you be certain that patches served through Windows Update aren’t laced with malware? Researchers at UK-based security firm Context demonstrated at the Black Hat conference in Las […]
August 10, 2015

New malware turns your computer into a cellular antenna

A group of Israeli researchers have improved on a way to steal data from air-gapped computers, thought to be safer from attack due to their isolation […]
August 5, 2015

Flash bites again: Huge malware campaign hits Yahoo ads

Yahoo has shut down a massive malware campaign that may have affected millions of visitors to its sites. Yahoo confirmed it had stopped the scheme, which […]
August 4, 2015

Active OS X 10.10 zero-day exploit installs malware without need for system passwords

A week after researchers discovered a new privilege escalation zero-day vulnerability in Apple’s latest version of OS X 10.10.4, an exploit has appeared allowing nefarious hackers […]
August 3, 2015

Mobile malware grew almost 3-fold in Q2 – Kaspersky Lab Report

[ssf id=1859453862] Kaspersky Lab has published its Q2 cyberthreats report highlighting key security incidents of the quarter and evaluating the Q2 cyberthreat level. 51% of web-borne […]
July 31, 2015

Malware targeting banks growing fast, Kaspersky says

More than half of all web-borne attacks that were blocked by Kaspersky Lab’s products were launched from malicious web resources located in Russia, a new report […]
July 30, 2015

‘Tape Your Webcam’: Horrifying Malware Broadcasts You to the World

The Internet is flush with webcam videos of people who clicked unwittingly on a malware link and opened their computer to anonymous miscreants intent on mocking, blackmailing or […]
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