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Windows Malware can Infects Android Devices via PC USB


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Researchers from Symantec have identified a PC Trojan which can compromise  Android smartphone by installing ‘malware ‘when connected via PC. The Windows Variant is known as Trojan.Droidpak, drops a malicious DLL to the windows system and registering DLL as a windows service. Then the  DLL downloads a configuration file (from  active remote server) that downloads […]
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Trojanised version of Minecraft Pocket version buys premium services by sending text


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  A trojanised app version of “Minecraft – Pocket Edition” has been in the wild tricking infected users by sending SMS messages to premium rate services. As per F-Secure researchers, the purpose of the fraudster is to generate revenue sending text to various services for which users would have never purchased. Lately in the Google […]
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Amazon, Google and Godaddy from US are Biggest Malware Hosters in the world


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  The Solutionary Security Engineering Research Team (SERT) Threat Intelligence Report for Q4 2013 contains research focused on the distribution and analysis of malware.  The report highlights that Unites States is the biggest hoster of malware in the world , Godaddy.com , Google and Amazon cloud leading the list of infections. Report highlights the following points : […]
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Targeted email campaign delivers Bitcoin-stealing malware


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With the rise of Bitcoin media publicity, fraudsters are finding new ways to get their share of piece of it. Recently mass targeted scam/phishing email is being delivered to users email addresses whose might have been scraped from popular Bitcoin sites or stolen in security breaches:         As per Logrhythm security researchers, […]
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Yahoo Ad Network infects millions of Yahoo.com users with Malware infection


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For the last couple of days ,  a good percentage of users visiting yahoo.com were infected by driveby malware.  Malacious ads were served from ads.yahoo.com and the first incident was report on December 30th 2013 and Yahoo has not been able to taken them down from their own network.     So how does all […]
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Snapshot Exploit disposure ignored, may let hackers allow phone numbers and name


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Snapshot is one of the most popular app for Android and IoS has ignored the security issue which puts its uses at risk as per Znet media Snapchat ignored a security vulnerability reported by Gibson security, a Australian researcher since last August has triggered a huge risk at this point. “Exploits of Snapchat’s API allows […]
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40 million debit and credit cards may have been stolen at Target stores


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Customers who shopped at Target between Nov 27th and Dec 15th may have to keep checking their card or debit cards statements often to make sure they are not target of a massive data breach.  The details of this data breach is not yet known but as per many sources US Secret service has been […]
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Sophisticated WhatsApp Malware Spam uses geo location, customized filename and much more


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WhatsApp is one of the widely used messaging platform in the recent days having both mobile and desktop app versions.  Its been normal to see spam voicemail messages from spammers which goes directly to spam folder. However some do escape the spam folder very easily and ends up in users hands.  The fate of the […]
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L.A. Times Hit By massive Malvertising Campaign


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Maladvertisers targeted L.A. Times sending its thousands of users to Blackhole exploit kit and other malicious sites. Security researcher’s from Blue Coat have discovered a set of malicious domains sending traffic to the searcherstypediscksruns dot com/.net/.org family of Blackhole sites, including adhidclick.com, ortclick.com and several other affiliated sites. These sites were registered During December 2012 […]
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New Banking Trojan on the wild – Hesperbot discovered by ESET


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ESET researchers have spotted a new malware spreading campaign targeting online banking users in Turkey, the Czech Republic, Portugal and the United Kingdom.  It uses phishing campaigns related to trustworthy organizations to infect user machines. Based on Esset analysis, the new banking Trojan Hesperbot with functionality similar to the most notorious Zeus & Spyeye. However […]
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