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Android Banking Trojan Red Alert 2.0 available for sale on crime forumsSecurity Affairs

Researchers with security firm SfyLabs have discovered a new Android banking Trojan, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, that is being offered for rent on many dark websites for $500 per month.“The

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Cybercriminals deploying assortment of banking Trojans and ransomware

Check Point revealed that banking trojans were extensively used by cybercriminals during August, with three variants appearing in the company’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.The Zeus, Ramnit and Trickbot banking

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Premium SMS malware EXPENSIVEWALL infected millions of Android handsetsSecurity Affairs

Google has removed 50 malicious apps from the official Play Store after experts with security firm Check Point discovered a new malware, dubbed ExpensiveWall, eluded the checks of the Google’s

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10 Ways to Prevent Your Mobile Devices From Becoming Bots

The WireX Android botnet last month snagged tens of thousands of mobile users, in order to wage DDoS attacks against organizations in multiple industries.While it’s clearly taxing to be on

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Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices exposed to BlueBorne AttackSecurity Affairs

Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices that use Bluetooth may be exposed to a new remote attack, even without any user interaction and pairing. The unique condition for BlueBorne

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Android Toast Flaw Can Burn Users with Malware, DoS and Info-Theft – Infosecurity Magazine

A vulnerability in the Android platform has been uncovered that could be used to take control of devices, lock them and/or steal information. Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers found

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Xafecopy Android Malware Empties Bank Accounts – Infosecurity Magazine

Bad actors are siphoning off funds from bank accounts using a new Android malware, dubbed Xafecopy. According to Kaspersky Lab, most of the victims are in India (37.5%), but the

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5 Security Updates Made With Android Oreo – IT SECURITY GURU

There are some things you can count on when it comes to new Android operating systems. First, they’re all named after sweet treats such as Gingerbread and Lollipop. Also, each

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WireX Botnet Enslaves Android Devices – Infosecurity Magazine

The WireX botnet was recently discovered, comprising primarily Android devices running malicious applications. It’s yet another example of seemingly harmless apps being hijacked and used for large-scale DDoS attacks. The

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Android Oreo: What’s new on the security front – Help Net Security

On Monday, Google released the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo in an unveiling that coincided with the total solar eclipse visible in much of the US.The newest version of the OS