Millions of Android users have been impacted recently by malware masquerading as a card game called Durak, an IQ test and a history app. The discovery was made by Avast security researcher, Flip Chytry. The malware contains fake ads that pop-up whenever an unsuspecting user unlocks their device. The ads warn users about fake issues … Read More
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What Is a Mobile Threat? The sophistication and continuous evolution of advanced threats is a serious problem for modern enterprises. Mobile malware, malicious apps, targeted data-stealing attacks on iOS and Android devices are introducing new challenges for IT security. Like viruses and malware that can infect your PC, there are a variety of security threats … Read More
Yesterday reports surfaced about China potentially using malware targeted at iPhone users to spy on Hong Kong protesters. Is it possible that a nation-state attack on an iOS device would be so bold as to use the words ODAY in its attack? Possibly… But what’s more important here is not the accuracy of the attack … Read More
Today Zimperium released a new plugin for zANTI2, the “Shellshock Scanner” capable of detecting the Shellshock BASH vulnerability on both a local network IP address or a remote host. Once you select a target, the plugin will send multiple requests to popular CGI scripts to the host IP address. The ShellShock Scanner zANTI2 plugin sends … Read More
Why $250 million didn’t protect JPMorgan from hackers… Late last month CBS Nightly News reported about a robbery at American’s biggest bank, JPMorgan. This attack was no ordinary hold-up. JP Morgan Chase fell victim to a targeted cyberattack, despite spending $250 million dollars on cybersecurity. According to the information disclosed by sources to CBS, the … Read More