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

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

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 • 5 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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 • 11 months ago

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 • 1 year ago

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

A malicious Tor browser is helping scammers steal bitcoin, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The attacks comes as the Tor Project is trying to enhance trust in the anonymity browser.

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