Google Kicks Out Largest Android Adware Family From The Play Store

Google Kicks Out Largest Android Adware Family From The Play Store

With the rise in the mobile market, Adware has become one of the most prevalent mobile threats in the world. Adware has traditionally been used to aggressively push ads like banners...

Russian Lawmaker’s Son Convicted of Stealing 2.9 Million Credit Card Numbers

The son of a prominent Russian lawmaker has been found guilty in the United States of running a hacking scheme that stole and sold 2.9 million US credit card numbers using...

Hackers Steal Millions From European ATMs Using Malware That Spit Out Cash

ATM hackers who long relied on tactics of stealing payment card numbers and online banking credentials to steal millions are now targeting the bank itself to steal cash directly from the...
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Proton Malware Found Hiding in Elmedia Player Downloads

Researchers at ESET, a popular cyber security software, discovered the Elmedia Player download has been laced with Proton malware software and has compromised several Mac devices. Although Apple has made repeated claims to their devices...

MBRFilter — Open Source Tool to Protect Against ‘Master Boot Record’ Malware

Ransomware threat has risen exponentially so much that ransomware authors have started abusing the MBR in their attacks to lock down your entire computer instead of just encrypting your important files...
New Tech Targets Enterprise Ransomware.

New Tech Targets Enterprise Ransomware.

SentinelOne last week introduced an addition to its behavioral solution designed to address the problem of ransomware scrambling files on a computer. Ransomware has been a scourge not only for consumers, but for...

New Drammer Android Hack lets Apps take Full control (root) of your Phone

Earlier last year, security researchers from Google's Project Zero outlined a way to hijack the computersrunning Linux by abusing a design flaw in the memory and gaining higher kernel privileges on...

Beware — Someone is dropping Malware-infected USB Sticks into People’s Letterbox

Hey! Wait! Wait! Wait! Don't plug in that USB stick into your laptop. It could infect your computer with malware and viruses. Australia's Victoria Police Force has issued a warning regarding unmarked USB...
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Hackers stole $800,000 from ATM using Fileless Malware

Hackers targeted at least 8 ATMs in Russia and stole $800,000 in a single night, but the method used by the intruders remained a complete mystery with CCTV footage just showing...

KillDisk Ransomware Targets Linux; Demands $250,000 Ransom

What you'll do if Ransomware infects you? Should you pay or not to recover your files? Believe me, the FBI advises - Pay off the criminals to get your files back if...

Warning! Your iPhone Can Get Hacked Just by Opening a JPEG Image, PDF or...

What's worse than knowing that innocent looking JPEGs, PDFs and font files can hijack your iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Yes, attackers can take over your vulnerable Apple's iOS device remotely – all...
Dridex Banking Trojan Gains ‘AtomBombing’ Code Injection Ability to Evade Detection

Dridex Banking Trojan Gains ‘AtomBombing’ Code Injection Ability to Evade Detection

Security researchers have discovered a new variant of Dridex – one of the most nefarious banking Trojans actively targeting financial sector – with a new, sophisticated code injection technique and evasive...

Over 27,000 MongoDB Databases spoiled by Ransom

The ransomware attacks on poorly secured it's installations have doubled in just a day. A hacker going by the handle Harak1r1 is accessing, copying and deleting unpatched or badly-configured  databases and then...

Internet Traffic Hijacking Linux Flaw Affects 80% of Android Devices.

An estimated 80 percent of Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.4 KitKat and higher are vulnerable to a recently disclosed Linux kernel flaw that allows hackers to terminate connections, spy...
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macOS Malware Creator Charged With Spying Over 13 Years

The U.S. Justice Department unsealed 16-count indictment charges on Wednesday against a computer programmer from Ohio who is accused of creating and installing spyware on thousands of computers for more than 13 years. macOS...
This Ransomware Malware Could Poison Your Water Supply If Not Paid

This Ransomware Malware Could Poison Your Water Supply If Not Paid

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but in last two years, it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting businesses, hospitals, financial institutions and personal computers worldwide and...

Android Ransomware Becomes More Powerful by Using Dropper

The Symantec security researchers warn that the use of droppers to infect devices with ransomware has now spread to Android. This usage of dropper along with malware is a relatively new technique,...

Pre-installed Backdoor On 700 Million Android Phones Sending Users’ Data To China

Do you own an Android smartphone? You could be one of those 700 Million users whose phone is secretly sending text messages to China every 72 hours. You heard that right. Over...
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Facebook Messenger to Distribute Malware

A security researcher David Jacoby has revealed that Facebook Messenger is now being used to spread malware. Reportedly, the victims are being redirected to customized, fake versions of famous websites. Jacoby, the senior security...

Dangerous Rootkit found Pre-Installed on nearly 3 Million Android Phones

Here's some bad news for Android users again. Nearly 3 Million Android devices worldwide are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that could allow attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code with root privileges,...
Petya

Petya Attack: FedEx Still Suffering From It

FedEx, an America primarily based globally operative delivery firm, states that customers related to its company TNT express are frequently facing problems. TNT express is FedEx’s international express transportation division that...

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Paytm Mall Set For Raising $600 Million

Amazon.com, the global ecommerce giant, is investing another $306 million in its Indian arm Amazon Seller Services Pvt., Ltd., as a continuation of its...

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