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  • Geodo infostealer gets help from worm

    01.07.2014

    The distribution potential of the infamous Cridex infostealer (also known as Feodo or Bugat) just went up a notch, as a new version of the malware works in conjunction with a worm that sends out emails with a link to download a zip file containing the trojan.

  • Invasive Selfmite SMS worm uncovered

    26.06.2014

    AdaptiveMobile has discovered a previously unknown piece of mobile malware dubbed Selfmite.

  • New Android Trojan spreads like a worm

    30.04.2014

    A new SMS Trojan with worm-like spreading capabilities has been spotted targeting Russian Android users.

  • Uncommon new worm targets Word and Excel files

    28.03.2014

    Trend Micro researchers have uncovered a new malware family targeting Word and Excel files: the Crigent worm (a.k.a.

  • Linksys announces firmware fix to neutralize "The Moon" worm

    18.02.2014

    As Linksys (i.e. parent company Belkin) announced they were aware of "TheMoon" malware targeting its older routers and that they are working on a firmware fix, more details about the worm in question have been shared by researchers.




Spotlight

Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


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