Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Malware

Another Android Malware Infects Over 4.2 Million Google Play Store Users !

Another Android Malware Infects Over 4.2 Million Google Play Store Users

Android Malware-Even after so many efforts by Google, malicious apps somehow managed to fool its Play Store’s anti-malware protections and infect people with malicious software. The same happened once again when at least 50 apps managed to make its way onto Google Play Store and were successfully downloaded as many as 4.2 million times—one of the biggest malware outbreaks. Security …

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Alexa, Are You Spying On Me? Not Really, Maybe, It’s Complex!

Alexa, Are You Spying On Me? Not Really, Maybe, It's Complex!

Alexa, Are You Spying On Me? Not Really, Maybe, It’s Complex! Alexa – Do you own an Amazon Echo? So are you also worried about hackers turning out your device into a covert listening device? Just relax, if there’s no NSA, no CIA or none of your above-skilled friends after you. Since yesterday there have been several reports on Amazon Echo …

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Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers : Malware – Yes, even Mac could also get viruses that could silently spy on its users. So, if you own a Mac and think you are immune to malware, you are wrong. An unusual piece of malware that can remotely take control of webcams, screen, mouse, keyboards, and install additional …

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THN Weekly Roundup — 10 Most Important Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

THN Weekly Roundup — 10 Most Important Stories You Shouldn't Miss

THN Weekly Roundup — 10 Most Important Stories You Shouldn’t Miss Stories – Here we are with our weekly roundup, briefing this week’s top cyber security threats, incidents and challenges. This week has been very short with big news from shutting down of two of the largest Dark Web marketplaces and theft of millions of dollars in the popular Ethereum …

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New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices

New Linux Malware Exploits SambaCry Flaw to Silently Backdoor NAS Devices

Remember SambaCry? Almost two months ago, we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software, allowing a hacker to remotely take full control of a vulnerable Linux and Unix machines. We dubbed the vulnerability as SambaCry, because of its similarities to the Windows SMB vulnerabilityexploited by the WannaCry ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world over two months ago. …

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Private Decryption Key For Original Petya Ransomware

Private Decryption Key For Original Petya RansomwarePrivate Decryption Key For Original Rejoice Petya Ransomware

Rejoice Petya-infected victims! Rejoice Petya – The master key for the original version of the Rejoice Petya ransomware has been released by its creator, allowing Petya-infected victims to recover their encrypted files without paying any ransom money. But wait, Rejoice Petya is not NotPetya. Do not confuse Petya ransomware with the latest destructive NotPetya ransomware (also known as ExPetr and Eternal Petya) …

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