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  • Improved Simplocker variant hits Android users hard

    12.02.2015

    Mobile crypto-ransomware Simplocker has evolved, and returning the encrypted files to their unencrypted state is no longer easy as it was.

  • Google Play flaw opens Android devices to silent malware installation

    11.02.2015

    Android users are in danger of getting malicious apps silently installed on their devices by attackers, warns Rapid7's Tod Beardsley, technical lead for the Metasploit Framework.

  • Majority of dating apps are open to hacks

    11.02.2015

    IBM Security found that over 60% of leading Android dating mobile apps they studied are potentially vulnerable to a variety of cyber-attacks that put personal user information and corporate data at risk.

  • Why Google won't be updating pre-KitKat WebKit anymore

    27.01.2015

    Two weeks ago, Rapid 7 researchers discovered that Google will no longer be providing security patches for WebView used in pre-KitKat (v4.4) Android versions, meaning that over 60 percent of all Android users will be placed in danger by every new bug affecting the core component that displays web pages on an Android device without the user needing to open another app.

  • Android Wi-Fi Direct DoS vulnerability discovered

    27.01.2015

    Some Android devices are affected by a Denial of Service attack when scanning for WiFi Direct devices, according to Andres Blanco from the CoreLabs Team.




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Unnoticed for years, malware turned Linux and BSD servers into spamming machines

For years, servers around the world running Linux and BSD operating systems have been targeted by an individual or group that compromised them via a backdoor Trojan, then made them send out spam.


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