McAfee Labs found new efforts to circumvent digital signature app validation on Android-based devices.
The rising popularity of Bitcoin hasn’t gone unnoticed by online scammers, and according to ThreatTrack’s Chris Boyd, they have started tricking users into completing online surveys with promises of “free” Bitcoin generating software.
Creating a Facebook page, making it popular and followed by many by using a number of approaches, then finally selling it to the highest bidder that’s interested in spamming the willing followers is the usual operating mode and the final goal of Facebook scammers.
Users of Silverlight, Microsoft’s answer to Adobe Flash, are in danger of having malware installed on their computers and being none the wiser, as an exploit for a critical vulnerability (CVE-2013-0634) in the app framework has been added to the Angler exploit kit.
Not ones to miss an opportunity, malware peddlers are piggybacking on the fact that Facebook is blocking the accounts of certain users and demanding they change their passwords in the wake of the Adobe breach, and have begun sending out malicious password request emails.
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