• News tagged "malware"

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.

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Hackers can exploit bug in AirDrop to gain control of your iPhone and Mac

Hackers can exploit bug in AirDrop to gain control of your iPhone and Mac

Azimuth Security researcher Mark Dowd discovered a bug in AirDrop, Apple's file sharing service in iOS and OS X, which allows a hacker to take control of your iPhone and Mac. Read on to find out more about the bug and how you can prevent it.

Monday, 14 Sep 2015

New Android ransomware takes your phone hostage with a PIN

New Android ransomware takes your phone hostage with a PIN

ESET has discovered a new ransomware that locks up Android devices with a PIN, the first of its kind to do so. So far, the majority of affected users originate in the US, but it's probably wise to exercise due caution.

Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015

Malware has stolen 225,000 Apple account logins from jailbroken iPhones

Malware has stolen 225,000 Apple account logins from jailbroken iPhones

A newly discovered malware, named KeyRaider, has stolen over 225,000 Apple account logins, harvested from jailbroken iPhones. Users affected have had unauthorised purchases made using their Apple accounts; some have had their iPhones disabled for ransom.

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? Beware, because the company's ad network has been used by hackers to send malicious code to computers that have visited Yahoo's portal since July 28.

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