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Samsung Galaxy S4 Vulnerable to Malware

NewsFactor Network: A Ph.D student in Israel says adding an innocuous app to the non-secure area of Samsung's Knox architecture can lead to malware compromising the secure area due to the security breach. Samsung's Knox is a state-of-the-art, secure mobile architecture, ...
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review

- 5 days ago @ yahoo.com: Fast scanning and ironclad protection against malware without slowing you down

Mobile malware lurks behind Tic-Tac-Toe, Kasperksy says

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A mobile malware has been found to be camouflaging as a Tic-Tac-Toe game for Android devices.

When Internet Ads Attack

- 3 days ago @ finance.yahoo.com: Malware embedded in ads can infect your computer when you click on them, and it's happening to Macs as well as PCs. Here's how to reduce your risk.

AdaptiveMobile Uncovers Koler Worm Variant Spreading by Text Message and Holding Phones for Ransom

- 11 hours ago @ finance.yahoo.com: AdaptiveMobile , the world leader in mobile security, has discovered a new variant of the Android malware Koler, which now spreads by text message and holds infected users’ phones hostage until a “ransom” is paid.

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How the FIDO Alliance's U2F could simplify two-factor authentication

We've had enough malware campaigns and data breaches to confirm the need for better data protection online. The Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) standard is a step in the right direction, and the first compatible devices are coming out now. U2F is an open authentication standard. It was initially developed by Google, but it's now managed by the FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance . The FIDO Alliance ...

Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL Survey Reports: 60 Percent of Android Attacks Use Financial Malware

According to the results of the “Mobile Cyber Threats” survey issued by Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL between August 2013 and July 2014, malicious programs targeting Android-based devices in order to steal money were used in 60 percent of attempted attacks registered by Kaspersky Lab security products.

Spike in Malware Attacks on Aging ATMs

Krebs on Security: Last month, media outlets in Malaysia reported that organized crime gangs had stolen the equivalent of about USD $1 million with the help of malware they'd installed on at least 18 ATMs across the country. Several stories about the Malaysian attack ...

AdaptiveMobile Uncovers Koler Worm Variant Spreading by Text Message and Holding Phones for Ransom

AdaptiveMobile , the world leader in mobile security, has discovered a new variant of the Android malware Koler, which now spreads by text message and holds infected users’ phones hostage until a “ransom” is paid.

Check downloads and websites for malware with Metascan Online for Firefox

BetaNews: If the link was to a website, then Metascan Online runs a check with 13 databases of known malicious sites (Alien Vault, Malc0de, Malware Domain List, Phish Tank, Spy Eye Tracker, Spamhaus, Zeus Tracker and more), highlighting any which report a ...

Modular malware for OS X includes backdoor, keylogger components

SC Magazine: Kaspersky Lab's Mikhail Kuzin revealed last week that the malware's keylogging module notably makes use of open source keylogger software, LogKext, for OS X platforms. In his blog post, Kuzin likened the malware's modular structure to another Mac ...

Feds urge early cooperation in malware investigations

FCW.com: Two Secret Service agents trained in cyber forensics visited the store, found malware on its server and removed it. The agency then did some "reverse engineering" with the help of Chicago-based firm Trustwave to determine that the malware was original ...

Fake 'GTA V' Beta Version Installs 19GB Of Malware On Unsuspecting Users

The Inquisitr: But the free Beta version of GTA V was absolutely too good to be true and was a complete scam, bringing 19 gigabytes of viruses and malware and no copy of GTA V. The developer of GTA V, Rockstar Games, never made an announcement that the Beta ...

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New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

PCWorld: A new technique that allows attackers to hide encrypted malicious Android applications inside images could be used to evade detection by antivirus products and possibly Google Play's own malware scanner. The attack was developed by Axelle Apvrille, ...

New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

A new technique that allows attackers to hide encrypted malicious Android applications inside images could be used to evade detection by antivirus products and possibly Google Play's own malware scanner.

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Destroy The Giant Robot Malware On Your Parents' Computer In Exception

Siliconera: Traxmaster Software has a question for you: “Ever wonder what goes on inside your parents' toolbar and virus infested computer?” Probably not, BUT, given the chance, would you rid the malware on your parents' PC – that's what Exception is all about, ...

Stop online ads from automatically installing malware on your computer

ITworld.com: Online ads have typically been seen by web visitors as annoyances (especially the auto-playing kinds), but lately ads have been growing beyond just irritating to downright malicious. CNN reports that hackers are increasingly slipping malware into ...

SUPERVALU Discovers Malware On Some Of Its Point Of Sale

The Company has recently discovered that, in what it believes to have been late August or early September 2014, an intruder installed different malware into the portion of its computer network that processes payment card ...

Disconnect Mobile Blocks Malicious Ads and Malware on Your

... has a mobile app that keeps you safe on your smartphone as well. Disconnect Mobile blocks malicious ads that track your activities, blocks malware disguised as ads, and offers protection against suspected malware sites.

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New Strain of Mac OS X Malware Found

Tom's Guide: Following on the heels of the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, here's some news that's sure to rain on Apple's parade: A new form of OS X malware has been discovered. The malware, identified by Moscow-based security company Kaspersky Lab, contains a ...

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Banking malware targets Adobe products

Dyreza malware is exploiting old flaws in Adobe products to steal banking credentials and bitcoins, according to security firm Trend Micro. Both Reader and Acrobat are said to be affected by the attacks, allowing hackers to enact man in the middle ...

City of Ottawa investigating malware email attack

CBC.ca: The City of Ottawa is investigating a malware attack involving spam emails that appear to be from city employees, and at least one city councillor. Emails with the subject line "Unpaid Invoice" and a PDF attachment went out yesterday and anti-virus ...

Mobile malware lurks behind Tic-Tac-Toe game

A mobile malware has been found to be camouflaging as a Tic-Tac-Toe game for Android devices.

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Malwarebytes Battling Malware Hidden as Console Emulators

JBG News: Malwarebytes seems to have a new enemy when it comes to the world of malware and dangerous software. Apparently, according to their recent blog post, the security research firm has come across a variety of malware disguising itself as software ...

Fresh Version of Rovnix Malware Identified at CSIS

CSIS the security company based in Denmark has said that its researchers have uncovered one fresh variant of malware Rovnix which contains two extra features - an algorithm for generating fresh domains and one secure transmission panel to interact with ...

Barracuda NG Firewall 6.0 Offers Advanced Malware Detection

eWeek: The F1000 supports a data throughput rate to 40G bps and in addition to the security features for malware, in plane switching (IPS) and distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, the firewall also provides bandwidth management and load balancing.

Barracu da NG Firewall 6.0 Offers Advanced Malware Detection

eWeek: The F1000 supports a data throughput rate to 40Gbps and in addition to the security features for malware, in plane switching (IPS) and distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, the firewall also provides bandwidth management and load balancing.

Malware Attacks on ATMs Are Here to Stay

Earlier this month it came to light that ATM malware was being used to extort large quantities of cash from banks . Now, Krebs on Security reports that such techniques are on the rise—and here to stay, too. Read more...

New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

A new technique that allows attackers to hide encrypted malicious Android applications inside images could be used to evade detection by antivirus products and possibly Google Play’s own malware scanner. The attack was developed by Axelle Apvrille, a researcher at Fortinet, and reverse engineer Ange Albertini, who presented their proof-of-concept at the Black Hat Europe security conference in ...

"Malvertising" targets U.S. military firms in new twist on old web threat

A surge in malware disguised as online advertisements aimed at unsuspecting web users has hit major U.S. Researchers from Fairfax, Virginia-based security software company Invincea said they had documented new uses of so-called "malvertising" to carry out highly-targeted cyber espionage campaigns against three firms in the military-industrial arena. Data security breaches now regularly hit high ...

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YouTube's Biggest Videos Are Under Attack By Malicious 'Sweet Orange' Malware

Business Insider: YouTube videos are under attack. Ads shown on the video platform are the latest victims of malicious advertising, or malvertising, which redirect users to harmful sites. News of the attack will be of concern to legitimate advertisers, as users affected ...

When Internet Ads Attack

Malware embedded in ads can infect your computer when you click on them, and it's happening to Macs as well as PCs. Here's how to reduce your risk.

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