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20 Million Google Home and Amazon Echo devces are affected by Millions of AI-based voice-activated personal assistants, including Google Home and Amazon Echo, are affected by the Blueborne flawsSecurity Affairs

A series of recently disclosed critical Bluetooth flaws that affect billions of Android, iOS, Windows and Linux devices have now been discovered in Millions of AI-based voice-activated personal assistants, including Google Home and Amazon Echo,

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Sneaky malware downloader found in apps on Google Play

Google has removed from Google Play eight apps that have served as downloaders for Android banking malware.The packages – a mixture of Android cleaners and news app – looked pretty

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Android users warned of malicious apps hidden in Google Play Store

ESET report reveals multi-stage malware lurking in family of legitimate-sounding apps.Android users have once again been warned to take care when installing new apps on their phone after yet another

Software

Rise and evolution of ransomware attacks

Ransomware, malware that encrypts systems and then asks for a ransom to decrypt files and systems, has become more prevalent in recent years. In fact, two of 2017’s major cyberattacks

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Beware fake Android cryptocurrency trading apps on Google Play

Two phishing apps that were made to look like the official app of popular cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex have been booted off Google Play after ESET researchers notified Google of their

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Android DoubleLocker ransomware encrypts data, changes device PIN

A new piece of ransomware is targeting Android users. Dubbed DoubleLocker, it both encrypts users’ files and changes the device’s PIN.Lukáš Štefanko, the ESET researcher who discovered the ransomware, says

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Millions of Android phones put at risk by mobile wi-fi security flaw

Researchers have discovered a new exploit that could affect every device on a Wi-Fi network with Android 6.0 devices especially vulnerable to an attack. Click Here To View Original Webpage

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The evolution of cybercrime tactics and techniques in Q3 2017

Breaches of proprietary systems remain high, but law-enforcement continues to make strides in their efforts to combat such attacks.Multi-language tech support scams are on the rise globally, driven by geo-targeted

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Top blacklisted Android and iOS apps by enterprises

Enterprises blacklist apps for a range of security concerns, including specific malicious or data leakage behaviors, security policy compliance and concerns about shadow data storage. Appthority revealed the most frequently

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Dirty COW Linux vulnerability reappears as ZNIU malware threat to Android users

It has been quite some time — nearly a year in fact — since we were talking about the Dirty COW vulnerability affecting the Linux kernel. Now the vulnerability is