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  • "Free $20 Steam codes" offer leads to online surveys

    27.03.2015

    Users of Steam, Valve Corporation's popular gaming platform, are the targets of a new survey scam that dangles the opportunity to get $20 Steam codes for free in front of them, warns Malwarebytes' Chris Boyd.

  • Apple-themed "Your account has been limited" phishing emails doing rounds

    26.03.2015

    Apple users are once again targeted with phishing emails, warns Bitdefender, and the latest variant of the scheme is impersonating Apple Support claiming that their account has been "limited." The text of the email will likely raise suspicion with a lot of users, but unfortunately there are always those that will miss the double greeting, the unconventional capitalization of words, the purposeful push to make users act immediately, without thinking ("This link will expire three hours after this email was sent").

  • Multifunctional Vawtrak malware now updated via favicons

    25.03.2015

    The Vawtrak (aka Snifula) multifunctional malware has been around since mid-2013.

  • Macro-based malware continues to gain traction

    25.03.2015

    After having "rediscovered" the usefulness of MS Office macros, malware peddlers have been ramping up email spam runs delivering documents that request users to enable them.

  • Full, cracked version of NanoCore RAT leaked, onslaught of infection attempts expected

    24.03.2015

    NanoCore, a lesser-known remote access Trojan (RAT), has recently been spotted being delivered to employees of energy companies in Asia and the Middle East via spear-phishing emails impersonating a legitimate oil company in South Korea.




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Researchers track Android users by collecting accelerator readings

A group of researchers have demonstrated that Android users' movements can be tracked by simply analyzing the data provided by the devices' accelerometers and orientation sensors.


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