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'Man-in-the-disk' attack took advantage of Android data security flaws

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Google acknowledged the problem and fixed it in several official apps, but other developers seem to have chosen to ignore it.

Report: 'Faxploit' hack can penetrate networks with just a fax number

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Fax machines are a lot more ubiquitous and vulnerable than you may think, according to Check Point.

North Korea's favorite anti-virus software is just an old, ripped off Trend Micro product

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Check Point researchers found that the North Korean software was constructed using a 10-year-old file scanning engine, which Trend Micro first created.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 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 • 10 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 • 10 months ago

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

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