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Krysanec trojan: Android backdoor lurking inside legitimate apps

One of the most important pieces of advice we give Android users is to refrain from downloading applications from dubious sources and to stick to the official Google Play store, where malware does show up from time to time but is much better controlled, thanks to the Google Bouncer, than on alternative app stores.

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Android Wi-Fi bug broadcasts where you’ve been

A feature in newer Android phones puts users' privacy at risk - effectively broadcasting an accurate location history over the air even when the handset's screen is turned off, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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iPhone and Apple ransom incidents? Don’t delay locking down your i-stuff

Some users of Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs have been getting strange wake up calls and unsettling messages demanding a ransom for access to their devices. Now is the time to make your i-stuff is locked down, even if you don't live in Australia.

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Ransomware on Android: Keep calm but get protected

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately of a new ransomware for Android. While this does sound dire, and the possibility exists for more problematic threats on Androids in the future, it is not yet time to panic.

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Android malware worm catches unwary users

An interesting new piece of Android malware has been spotted this week. The threat, detected by ESET security products as Android/Samsapo.A, uses a technique typical of computer worms to spread itself.

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Android malware? Google will be watching your every move

Google is to boost security on its Android devices, by continuously checking apps to see that they haven’t mutated into malicious Android malware, monitoring all apps on Android devices for suspicious behavior, according to PC World.

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Better latte than never? Starbucks adds extra shot of security after app blunder

Starbucks has promised to update its mobile app - the most-used mobile payment app in America - after a security researcher found that it stored passwords in plain text, leaving users vulnerable to attack.

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Spy vs spy: New ‘permission management’ app helps to snuff out the bad Android software snooping on you

A new app, Snoopwall, could offfer Android users some protection against apps which listen to user data - and transmit it - a problem that plagues the operating system, by allowing users to monitor apps, and disable their ability to transmit or store data.

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Discreet messaging site Snapchat leaks 4.6 million phone numbers, names – after ‘ignoring warnings’

Hackers have published what they claim is a database of 4.6 million Snapchat users, with phone numbers matched to usernames, which is searchable online now. The hack could be a huge blow to the 'discreet' photo-message service.

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Greetings, Android! 12 tips to toughen up your new device for the real world

ESET’s Threat Trends Predictions report for 2014 found new Android malware increased 63% from 2012 to 2013 - so If you’re a user ‘switching sides’ from an Apple iDevice, you might be alarmed. But a few sensible steps are all it takes to stay safe on Google's OS...

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Android ransomware

The latest ESET discovery of the first known Android lock-screen-type ransomware that spreads in the wild and sets the phone's PIN lock is examined.

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Ashley Madison

Cheating network Ashley Madison has been hacked, compromising the private details of the service's owners and 37 million users. The site, which has the slogan “Life is short. Have an affair.”, was attacked by a group calling itself the Impact Team, which claims to have gained complete access to the company’s databases – including user names, addresses and profiles, as well as company documents, emails and more.

Banking malware

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Barack Obama

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BlackEnergy

On December 23rd, 2015, around half of the homes in the Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine (population around 1.4 million) were left without electricity for a few hours. According to the Ukrainian news media outlet TSN, the cause of the power outage was a “hacker attack” utilizing a “virus”.

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Botnet

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Brazil

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Celebgate

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Darkode

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DEF CON

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Facebook security

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Fappening

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Google Play porn clicker

Google Play porn clicker, described as a large-scale campaign, belong to a single family of malicious apps masquerading as popular games and/or applications. They are designed and systematically modified to bypass Google’s security checks.

Google security

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healthcare

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Healthcare IT security

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Heartbleed

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Internet of Things

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Linux malware

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Malware

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Mobile

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Mobile connectivity

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Mr. Robot

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North Korea

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payment cards

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phishing

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Phone scams

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Pokémon GO

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Seguridad en IoT

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Sony Pictures

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Stegano exploit kit

Visiting popular websites and getting infected without any interaction? ESET explains how the stealthy Stegano exploit kit, hiding in the pixels of malicious ads, is capable of performing this dirty job.

Target

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Team Sky

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Tour de France

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two factor authentication

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Valentine's Day

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Vulnerabilidades

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Wi-Fi security

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Windigo

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