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[News] More than 95% of active Android Devices vulnerable to the software based on ClickJacking

More than 95% of active Android Devices vulnerable

Security researchers at Skycure are upping the ante on a vulnerability that it says now leaves 95.4 percent of Android devices vulnerable to an attack that hands over control of a phone or tablet to an attacker. Clickjacking attacks where users are tricked into enabling Android accessibility features are possible on a majority of devices, enterprise mobile security firm Skycure …

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Security Alerts: Android devices again under threat & a new Trojan Encoder CyptMix

Android devices again under threat

“Charitable Trojan” – blackmailer CyptMix demands money for child assistance The blackmailers use a new method of psychological pressure to force victims to pay the ransom. Recently, the blackmail software gain increasing popularity with the cyber criminals, and a new Trojan Encoder shows up almost every week. While some use the blackmail software for enrichment at the expense of the …

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[News] Panda Banker: New Banking Trojan (Detailed Analysis & Uninstall Guide)

Panda Banker: New Banking Trojan

Security researchers from Proofpoint and Fox IT InTELL have come across a new banking trojan, that appears to borrow code from the notorious Zeus, and primarily focused on banks in Australia and the UK. An analysis of Panda Banker revealed that the threat has many similarities to Zeus, the malware whose source code was leaked several years ago, leading to …

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[News] Hacking Samsung Galaxy – Modem interface exposed via USB

Hacking Samsung Galaxy

Some months ago security researchers Roberto Paleari and Aristide Fattori tweeted a video showing a “lock screen bypass” on a Samsung Galaxy S6 phone. Do you know that modems in a number of Samsung Galaxy devices are open to receiving AT commands over the USB cable even when they are locked? The possible consequences of the attack are obvious, the …

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Security Review: March 2016 mobile malware review from Dr.Web security researchers

March 2016 mobile malware review

Principal mobile security trends in March, 2016: New adware Trojan preinstalled on Android firmware, malware programs injected into an Android system process, and other mobile security events of March 2016. Russian security company Doctor Web presented its March 2016 overview of malware for mobile devices. In the past month, Doctor Web security researchers detected an adware Trojan that affected some …

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[News] PowerWare – New Ransomware Written in PowerShell

New Powerware ransomware

Authors of ransomware are implementing new features to make their malware even more dangerous and effective. Ransomware is such a potent threat nowadays that even security researchers are afraid of what could happen if it ever hits their own systems. The new ransomware is called PowerWare and was discovered a week ago by security researchers at the Carbon Black firm …

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[News] The best antivirus for Windows 7 – February 2016

During January and February 2016 German lab AV-TEST continuously evaluated 22 home user security products using their default settings. AV-TEST lab always used the most current publicly-available version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves at any time and query their in-the-cloud services. The security researchers focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products …

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Website Security: Hack-Proofing Your E-Commerce Site

Hack-Proofing Your E-Commerce Site

GreatSoftLine is a well-designed website that has a great wealth of info on subjects that range from smartphones to malware. After you learn everything you can from this post, check out their recent post on upcoming mobile app development trends to learn more about the tech world. Your e-commerce site is your pride and likely an important portion of your …

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The Critical and High severity Vulnerabilities in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Critical and High severity Vulnerabilities in Android Marshmallow

Google has corrected a number of vulnerabilities in Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google has released security bulletin for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, in which was fixed seven vulnerabilities. Two flaws allows a remote user to compromise a system. The manufacturer assigned the highest (Critical) level of risk to the vulnerabilities CVE-2015-6608 and CVE-2015-6609. Gaps exist because of errors in the libutils library and …

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Cyber security 2015: High-level vulnerabilities in Apple’s products

Apple vulnerabilities

Apple has released a new security patch for its products Yesterday, October 22, Apple released a security patch for its products. The following Apple’s products have been updated: operating systems iOS, OS X, and Watch OS, and also browser Safari, Xcode development environment and iTunes app. In the update 10.11.1 for OS X El Capitan 10.11, in addition to various …

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