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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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EmoTet Malware
Anne Arundel County Library computers were just exposed to a computer virus, prompting officials to take the computers out of service and ask customers to monitor personal information for fraudulent activity. About 600 terminals were reportedly breached. It was announced Saturday that the computers were exposed to a virus called Emotet, which targets users through...
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Russian Antivirus Software Kaspersky Lab officially banned by US
Russian antivirus software Kaspersky Lab has now been officially banned by the US Government. The recent hacking of classified National Security Agency (NSA) materials was attributed to the Kaspersky Lab Antivirus system, leading to the ban. The software has been associated with the Russian Secret Service and claimed to be spyware. The ban will be...
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Recent research shows, with the widespread use of Apple devices, Mac-specific malware and viruses are now widespread. Apple Macs were once thought to be safer than Windows. Hackers found it more worthwhile to target Windows based operating systems with malware and viruses. A recent study conducted by a veritable IT security firm reported Mac-specific malware...
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Anti Phishing
Watch out for browser extensions this time Previously we have been talking about mobile apps mostly on the Android environment that are being used to hijack malware into some legitimate looking apps in order to deploy different scripts to steal as much data to extort money either by combining phishing attack strategies or directly snoop...
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Bolek malware
Bolek malware is a new generation of financial trojan with an increased level of sophisitcation and stealth. Bolek was documented by the Polska CERT team in 2016 and named after a local cartoon character – “Bolek”, but this is no children’s show. Bolek’s primary function is targeting banks to steal login credentials from online banking...
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Zeus the sky and thunder god of malware
Zeus malware is a financial Trojan targeting online banking. Zeus malware steals banking information by man-in-the-browser attacks, keystroke logging and form grabbing methods. Zeus was developed to target the Windows OS and has been around for almost 10 years now. Zeus is spread mainly through drive-by downloads and phishing schemes. Why are we talking about...
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