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Hackers hide malware, porn ads inside gaming apps on Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Infected apps for kids were downloaded over 3 million times to push illegitimate ads, scareware and effectively steal money from victims.

Malicious adware downloaded over 1.5 million times in Google Play store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"Despite the vast investment Google has recently made in the security of their App Store, ‘LightsOut’ reminds us once again that users need to be wary."

Hacker exploits router zero-day vulnerability in efforts to build Mirai-like botnet

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Just like the original Mirai attacks, this version traces back to the notorious HackForums.

Android developer apps suffered from multiple severe vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

One vulnerability allowed for an attacker to execute code remotely on a victim's computer, effectively handing full control over to the hacker.

Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.

Security companies give public free way to sift through malware research

by Shaun Waterman • 7 months ago

Comodo and Check Point Software Technology are giving away their research — and in Comodo's case, the tools used to conduct it, as well.

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