ESET researchers have analyzed a newly discovered set of apps on Google Play, Google's official Android app store, that pose as security applications. Instead of security, all they provide is unwanted ads and ineffective pseudo-security.
The tech giant is taking the measure after a rise in malicious browser extensions that mine digital money by hijacking the processing power of users' computers. The clampdown follows Google’s recent move to stop serving any and all adverts promoting virtual currencies and initial coin offerings.
Implementing the five actions described in this article can help reduce your organization's cyber risk and bolster its security defenses
The Lazarus Group gained notoriety especially after cyber-sabotage against Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014. Fast forward to late 2017 and the group continues to deploy its malicious tools, including disk-wiping malware known as KillDisk, to attack a number of targets.
The update plugs a security hole that exposes a million Drupal websites to attacks
The notorious ransomware prompted fears that aircraft production could be impacted
The game was uploaded to Google Play and attempted to trick users into unwittingly signing up for a weekly paid subscription
As World Backup Day reminds us, robust backups are integral to healthy information security practices of any organization. This is doubly true for those operating in critical sectors.
"Hacker-for-hire" service launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against websites and phone-bombed its victims.
World Backup Day, celebrated annually on March 31, is a timely reminder of the importance of taking effective measures that can make all the difference when a data loss incident strikes. It is also a good time to pause and reflect on the rising tide of threats that organizations, notably those operating in critical industries, face in cyberspace.
Bitcoin gets all the press these days when it comes to cryptocurrency but the gap in market capitalization is narrowing.
Boobytrapped QR code can trick iOS 11 into taking you to a malicious website
Using the strategies and procedures we present in our paper could help prevent an attacker from taking control of your computer
The oil and gas industry is the target of as much as one-half of all cyberattacks in the Middle East
ATM jackpot gang is thought to have infiltrated over 100 financial firms in 40 countries costing banks more than one billion dollars.
WeLiveSecurity sat down with David Harley to get a better understanding of Critical Infrastructure and the role he has played in the area throughout his career.
Messages sent to your iPhone may not be as private as you think.
City officials confirm that Atlanta is dealing with a cyberattack that has locked down some internal systems and is holding them hostage using ransomware.
Latest ESET research strongly suggests that Glupteba is no longer tied to the infamous Operation Windigo.
The study found that the more time users spent on pirate sites the higher the likelihood that some type of malware would compromise their computers.