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Virus & Malware

Android Virus Can Steal Passwords, Credit Cards, and Contact Lists

July 24, 2017

Via: Softpedia

Android users are being targeted by a new form of malware flagged by security company Dr. Web as Android.BankBot.211.origin, which attempts to extract financial data from a phone, but also benefitting from capabilities that make it possible to target other […]


Mobile security, Tracking

Watch out for the Android malware that snoops on your phone

July 21, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Android users have a new strain of malware to worry about – one that sits in the background of infected devices and causes all kinds of trouble. SophosLabs detects it as Andr/Dropr-FH, but others are calling it GhostCtrl. On the surface, it looks […]


Malware

US Banks Targeted with Trickbot Trojan

July 21, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The Necurs botnet has begun delivering the Trickbot banking Trojan to financial institutions in the United States, a sign of increasingly larger and more complex attacks on the industry. Trickbot, which specifically threatens businesses in the financial sector, has been […]


Virus & Malware

Apple iOS Malware Growth Outpaces that of Android

July 19, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

iPhones and other devices running Apple’s iOS have seen a jump in malicious apps attacking them while Android malware infections have remained largely stable, according to a report released today by mobile security company Skycure. Enterprise iOS devices scanned by […]


Cyber warfare

How Virus Protection Software Has Evolved With the Threat Landscape

July 17, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

John McAfee turned some heads in the security community two years ago when he declared that the virus protection software industry, which he is widely credited with creating 30 years ago, is dead. “In 1987, new applications for the Windows platform were […]


Cyber warfare

What Can The Dark Web Teach Us About Enterprise Security?

July 11, 2017

Via: TrendMicro Blog

Ever since the law enforcement takedown of the Silk Road underground marketplace in 2013, there has been increasing interest in the depth and breadth of the Deep Web. This portion of the internet has been largely shrouded from the public eye, […]


Phishing

11 tips to prevent phishing

July 10, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Most of us have clicked on an email that seemed legitimate, but wasn’t. Here are our top phishing prevention tips for best technology practices, employee education and social media smarts. 3 ways to stop 95-99 percent of spear-phishing attempts 1. […]


Mobile security

Android 7.1 Gets Major Security Feature to Block Infected Apps

July 10, 2017

Via: Softpedia

XDA Developers discovered that Android 7.1 ships with a panic mode that is triggered by repeatedly pressing the back button for times in a row. Once this panic mode is activated, the device is brought back to the desktop, closing every […]


Wireless security

Tips to Stay Secure on Summer Vacations

July 7, 2017

Via: Security Affairs

In the excitement of summer vacations, most of us forget to equip ourselves with the privacy tools and needed security measures. Yet, such flawed data security could ruin your vacations as the cyber goons always remain on work. Therefore, here […]


Virus & Malware

Why are ransomware attacks successful?

June 30, 2017

Via: Panda Security

A new major ransomware attack unleashed with full force last Wednesday. The attack was initially thought to have spread solely in Europe and Asia, but earlier today we received confirmations that businesses and individuals based in North America and Australia […]