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Hackers exploit WhatsApp modification tool to snoop on texts, force paid subscriptions

by Tim Starks

Getting "improved" features via modded software might come with security downgrades.

Barcode scanner in Google Play Store became malware after years of popularity, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky

The Barcode Scanner app had 10 million downloads without serious complaints, but an update in December brought a trojan with it, Malwarebytes says.

Hackers exploit Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis to spread a different kind of virus

by Tim Starks

President Donald Trump announced he was sick on Friday. Days later, hackers are using the news as a lure to download malware.

Emotet hackers are using Democratic Party content in email scam

by Joe Warminsky

The hackers behind the banking trojan are using text taken directly from the Democratic National Committee's website.

Kaspersky finds a new APT campaign targeting engineers in the Middle East

by Sean Lyngaas

The malware, which is well-suited for spying, doesn’t match any code the researchers have seen before.

Fake ransomware named after Donald Trump tries to trick victims out of a buck

by Jeff Stone

Hackers are trying to spread malicious software by using world leaders' names to generate interest.

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