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  • Cryptowall makes a comeback via malicious help files

    06.03.2015

    A new spam wave has hit hundreds of mailboxes with malicious .chm attachments to spread the infamous Cryptowall ransomware.

  • NLPRank: An innovative tool for blocking APT malicious domains

    05.03.2015

    Security researchers working at OpenDNS' Security Labs have developed NLPRank, a new system that helps detect - quickly and relatively accurately - phishing and malware-download sites set up by APT threat actors.

  • Fake guides and cracked apps on Google Play Books lead to malware

    05.03.2015

    Google has become pretty swift at finding and removing fake and malicious apps from its Google Play store, but there is one part of it where malware peddlers still seem to thrive: the "bookstore." According to Ryan Whitwam, there are a number of publisher accounts in Google Play that have specialized in offering fake "guides" that will supposedly show users how to download a cracked and cheaper version of popular games for Android.

  • Mass infection malware attack targets Android

    03.03.2015

    AdaptiveMobile uncovered one of the single largest messaging-initiated mobile malware outbreaks.

  • Phishers target victims of iOS device theft

    03.03.2015

    A clever phishing scheme has been spotted targeting users who have had their iPad or iPhone stolen, leading researchers to believe that it has been set up by a criminal group that offers thieves the service of finding out the information necessary to unlock the stolen devices.




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Keeping passwords safe from cracking

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