December 30, 2018
Magniber Ransomware goes Global
Magniber has officially gone global. After painstakingly targeting only South Korean users, the ransomware expands its target landscape to Chinese locations (Macau, China, Singapore) and Malay ones (Malaysia, Brunei) with more sophistication in its coding. It may be a matter of time till it goes global. This ransomware wasn’t impressive before. It relied heavily with...
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Cheap Android Smartphones discovered to have pre-installed Malware
Unfortunately for Android smartphone users coming from developing countries with usually low privacy protections, a cheap smartphone could come with a hidden cost: Low-end Android smartphone devices mostly sold at developing markets such as Egypt, Brazil, South Africa, Myanmar, etc., contain pre-installed malware. The malware to blame is com.rock.gota, but it masks itself quite ingeniously...
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Money Laundering via Mobile Gaming
For anyone who has played many of the popular smartphone games will definitely agree, the need for in-game currency is essential. Most of the players are hooked upon the notion that in order to advance substantially in the game is to use or purchase their currency. Smartphone gamers often rely but get frustrated with the...
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social media accounts
A popular trend in the mobile app market that recently suffered a data breach is involving fitness apps. Nike Plus, Strava, adidas miCoach and a slew of other apps have been developed to better track the fitness regiments of people globally. Polar, another popular fitness app, tried to up the ante by adding a feature...
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GPS Spoofing: A Growing Threat
With today’s modern technology, long drives are a thing of the past. Traveling and navigating is as easy as typing the location into your mobile device and voila! You now have a clear path towards your destination. It’s all thanks to the good ol’ GPS (Global Positioning System). As long as you have your smartphone...
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Cisco Network Products
Cisco is currently looking into its product line to determine which products and services use Linux kernel 3.9 or above, which is vulnerable to the FragmentSmack denial-of-service (DoS) bug.  The networking hardware manufacturer already assembled a list of more than 80 products that are affected by the vulnerability. Many of them expect a fix by...
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