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New Android Trojan Kills Play Protect And Places Fake App Reviews From Infected Devices

Reportedly, researchers from Kaspersky Labs have discovered a new malware that targets Android users. Identified as Shopper.a, this Android Trojan exhibits a high level of maliciousness and different functionalities. The

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Understanding the Risk of Zero-Day Exploits

While the best protective measures can’t protect your business completely from a zero-day attack, many of the same cybersecurity best practices are useful for protecting against zero-day exploits. Click here

Vendor News

VISA Alerts North America Regarding POS Malware Attacks On Gas Pumps

VISA has recently issued a cybersecurity alert for the residents of North America. VISA has noticed a wave of POS malware attacks at various fuel dispensing systems in the region.

Hardware/Network Software

As malware and network attacks increase in 2019, zero day malware accounts for 50% of detections

Amid significant increases in both malware and network attacks, multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities – including one used in the devastating Equifax data breach – appeared for the first time on WatchGuard’s list of most

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Facebook Sues Company For Hijacking Accounts to Run Bad Ads

In a lawsuit filed today, Facebook alleges that a Chinese company used malware to compromise user accounts to run deceptive ads on the social media platform. The end goal of

Software

Criminals spoof US postal service to deliver malware

A new phishing campaign is making rounds across the US, looking to trick unsuspecting victims into installing a banking Trojan onto their machines. Last week, cybersecurity experts from Proofpoint have discovered a

Software

Healthcare spikes data breach fever, endpoint threat detections grow 60%

The healthcare industry has been overwhelmingly targeted by Trojan malware during the last year, which increased by 82 percent in Q3 2019 over the previous quarter, according to Malwarebytes. The two most

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How IoT Can Compromise Your Home’s Safety and Security

Internet of Things (IoT) systems can provide physical security and alert you to potential dangers lurking in your home. However, as with any new technology, there are trade-offs, and unfortunately, IoT

Software

Attackers continue to leverage greater levels of social engineering and sophistication

Despite a nearly four-month absence, the return of Emotet within the last two weeks of September accounted for nearly 12 percent of all malicious email samples in Q3, delivering millions of messages

Software

Global internet freedom declines for the ninth consecutive year

Governments around the world are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and monitor their citizens, tilting the technology toward digital authoritarianism. As a result of these trends, global internet