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

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

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 • 8 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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

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