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Android developer apps suffered from multiple severe vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

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

Global ransomware attacks tiptoed around Russian anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The hackers behind two of the largest ransomware attacks of 2017 designed their malware to carefully handle computers with Russian anti-virus products installed.

Senator questions DHS's handling of Kaspersky software ban in federal agencies

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A senior U.S. official pushed back against Sen. Claire McCaskill's criticism concerning the 90-day timeframe provided by the Department of Homeland Security for federal agencies to uninstall Kaspersky Lab products.

Massive supply chain cyberattack on the horizon in Ukraine, according to police

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

The attack may come through another booby-trapped software update, according to a cryptic press release published Thursday by the Secret Service of Ukraine.

Former U.S. spies say anti-virus software makes for a perfect espionage platform

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Popular anti-virus software companies are a prime target for intelligence agencies because most store large quantities of intuitive data on external servers and have direct, continuous access into their clients' networks, former U.S. intelligence officials and cybersecurity experts say.

CCleaner attack was focused on stealing data from top level tech firms

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Researchers believe the hacking group may be a Chinese advanced persistent threat, although the evidence so far is inconclusive and researchers are still collecting evidence.

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