News tagged ‘trojan’

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014

PSA: New Mac Trojan Steals Your Bitcoins

PSA: New Mac Trojan Steals Your Bitcoins

A new trojan horse virus has been discovered that affects Macs and steals your Bitcoins by monitoring your web traffic.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Beware of Christmas Party Document - Trend Micro Identifies New Malware

Beware of Christmas Party Document - Trend Micro Identifies New Malware

Trend Micro has detected samples with the file name "PROPOSED CHRISTMAS PARTY 2012.doc", which is essentially the malware called "TROJ_ARTIEF.RTN".

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012

New Trojan Malware Dockster Hits Mac Users

New Trojan Malware Dockster Hits Mac Users

After Flashback showed the world the vulnerabilities Apple computers had, Dockster is the new malware on the block. The backdoor trojan is targeting mac users disguised as a Dalai Lama related website.

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.

Friday, 13 Apr 2012

Mac Users Still at Risk from Flashback Trojan

Mac Users Still at Risk from Flashback Trojan

While Apple has released its own update, Norton has made a free scan and removal tool available online.

Apple Pushes Out Java Security Updates (Updated)

Apple Pushes Out Java Security Updates (Updated)

Apple has just released Java for OS X Lion 2012–003 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 8. Available for Mac OS X 10.7.3 Lion and 10.6.8 Snow Leopard, they remove the most common variants of the Flashback malware, and supersede all previous versions of Java for OS X Lion and Java for Mac OS X 10.6.

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