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New Android malware hijacks Telegram for surveillance

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

A new family of malware capable of comprehensive surveillance is targeting Android devices through Telegram, ESET researchers say.

North Korea to blame for string of Latin America bank hacks, insiders say

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A string of devastating bank hacks across Latin America all carry North Korean fingerprints, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

Playing nice? FireEye CEO says U.S. malware is more restrained than adversaries'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Malware used by the United States in offensive cyber-operations plays “nice” when compared to other nation-state malware, according to FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia.

U.S. industry experts call for vigilance after Trisis group goes global

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

U.S. critical infrastructure operators should be on high alert following the revelation that a hacking group that caused a Saudi industrial plant to shut down last year is targeting facilities outside of the Middle East, industry experts told CyberScoop.

Fake 'Fortnite' apps for Android spread adware, cryptojackers and spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Keep the pwnage on the battlefield, not in your call logs and text messages.

Chrome malware targets cryptocurrency, spreads through Facebook's Messenger

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

A phishing scam via Facebook Messenger has led to the spread of "FacexWorm."

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