iPhone passcode hack vulnerability – Physical access to the device needed

  Vulnerability Lab researchers have discovered a second version of a vulnerability that lets a hacker slip past a lock screen to access a user’s contact list, voicemails and many more.  In reality this is a flaw but can only be exploited provided the device is with hacker’s hands. This cannot work from remote execution […]
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Southwest Two free tickets Spam on facebook

  Every other day either I am tagged on Facebook with Southwest free tickets or I keep hearing my friends who signed up for this spam.  This has been going on for a while and Facebook has not been able to do anything with their security/fraud team. This version says something along the lines of “TWO FREE Southwest Airline […]
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‘Your Kindle e-book Amazon receipt’ themed emails lead to Black Hole Exploit Kit – Webroot

  Webroot, warns users about the possible phishing attack for Amazon kindle users. As per webroot, Cyber criminals are attempting to phish Kindle owners into thinking that they have received a receipt from an E-book purchase from Amazon.com. In real, when a users click on any of the links found in the malicious emails, they are […]
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Bill Shocker Malware infects 600,000 Users in China

The Android Malware which threatens to take control of contact lists, internet connections, and dialing and text functions, and can be used to collect personal information and engage in SMS spamming.  Once it’s turned your phone into a “zombie,” it sends text messages that create financial gains for advertisers. In many cases, the threat will overrun […]
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Dr.Web discovers fake-installer Trojan(SMSSend) for Mac OS

  Apple users have had the luxury of lower number of infections so far compared to other platforms. Dr Web, a Russian antivirus company discovers a fake installer trojan.SMSSend. Trojan.SMSSend.3666 is the Mac variant within the Trojan.SMSSend family of fake installers. These kind of Trojans have been infecting Windows users for years. These appear to be legitimate […]
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Zeus Botnet Eurograbber steals 36 million euros from banks

A new version of the Zeus trojan, all time favorite of criminals for financial fraud has been used in attacks on over 30,000 electronic banking customers in Europe, infecting both their personal computers and smartphones. The sophisticated attack is designed to circumvent banks’ use of two-factor authentication for transactions by intercepting messages sent by the […]
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ZeroAccess botnet infects atleast one million computers

  Zero access botnet spreading the world at blazing speed.  Sophos research says ” ZeroAccess is a hugely widespread malware threat that has plagued individuals and enterprises for years. It has evolved over time to cater for new architectures and new versions of Windows.” “Our research has discovered that the ZeroAccess botnet is currently being […]
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Sharp rise in malware targeting Android by Kaspersky lab

  In recent days Android security threat has evolved as one of the biggest threat in the mobile world. A research from kaspersky labs shows a graph displaying it. ( below) http://www.net-security.org/images/articles/kaspersky082012-1.jpg Highlights from net-sec: Over the three months in question, over 14,900 new malicious programs targeting this platform were added to Kaspersky Lab’s database. […]
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Apple text scam Beware

Have you ever received a text to receive any free Apple product ?  If the answer is yes you may be the victim of Apple scam.  As per multiple reports this is the technique to fool the users. The typical text may read like this “Congratulations, your today’s Apple winner! Go to [REDACTED] and on last […]
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