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Friday, 2 Dec 2016

Android OS malware Gooligan breaches more than 1 million Google accounts

Android OS malware Gooligan breaches more than 1 million Google accounts

The malware infects 13,000 Android devices a day, stealing information from Google-related apps. Read here to check if you have been infected.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016

PSA: A new Android malware that requests for your selfie!

PSA: A new Android malware that requests for your selfie!

McAfee Labs Mobile Research Team has recently uncovered a new variant of the infamous Android banking malware Trojan Acecard, which takes things a step further. The variant actually requests for the victim’s selfie with his identity document! Read on for more details!

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Microsoft launches its Malware Infection Index 2016, tracking key cybersecurity threats in APAC

Microsoft launches its Malware Infection Index 2016, tracking key cybersecurity threats in APAC

Microsoft has just launched its Malware Infection Index 2016 that keeps track of key major malware infections. Check out what other insights this index has to offer!

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

PSA: There's no such thing as WhatsApp Gold

PSA: There's no such thing as WhatsApp Gold

If you receive an exclusive invitation to install WhatsApp Gold, do not click on the link in the message! Read on to find out why!

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

Google scans over 6 billion installed Android apps daily for security threats

Google scans over 6 billion installed Android apps daily for security threats

Google just released its Android Security Annual report where it highlights several measures to protect users from security threats.

Friday, 18 Mar 2016

AceDeceiver trojan infects iOS devices by exploiting flaws in DRM design

AceDeceiver trojan infects iOS devices by exploiting flaws in DRM design

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks has discovered the first iOS malware that exploits design flaws in Apple's DRM protection mechanism, which allows it to infect iOS devices. Find out how it infects and what you can do to protect against it.

Monday, 7 Mar 2016

Mac users now have to deal with its first ever known ransomware

Mac users now have to deal with its first ever known ransomware

Like traditional ransomware, the malicious program KeRanger forces Apple users to pay digital money in order to regain access of their Macs.

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.

Friday, 4 Dec 2015

Singaporean smartphone users lose thousands of dollars to mobile banking hackers

Singaporean smartphone users lose thousands of dollars to mobile banking hackers

If you use your Android smartphone to check or account for your personal finances, remember to exercise your due diligence in avoiding fraudulent software.

Monday, 2 Nov 2015

Your future anti-virus software may not require any updates at all

Your future anti-virus software may not require any updates at all

Thanks to deep learning algorithms, you may not have to update the signature database of your next-generation anti-virus software.

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