Tag Archives: Malware

Dangerous Samsung Exynos exploit abounds

GALAXY S III A nasty exploit has popped up which affects certain Samsung Exynos powered handsets. The exploit could allow a malware author to access the phone’s RAM and potentially root and take control.. more
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Mac malware hits Dalai Lama site

apple Apparently malware authors have managed to compromise a website related to the Dalai Lama. So reports F-Secure (via Cnet), after a member of its threat research team was tipped off about.. more
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Trend Micro notes six-fold rise in Android malware

Android Logo Android malware is up strongly, indeed by a factor of six, according to security firm Trend Micro. Android has been explosively popular over the last couple of years, and much like.. more
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Android malware has tripled

Windows users are well accustomed to the dangers of malware, given that much of it is targeted squarely at their good selves. But increasingly the Mac is getting more popular and becoming a target, and also in the mobile world, Google’s massively selling Android OS.. more
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Kaspersky claims Stuxnet and Duqu authors the same

Security firm Kaspersky claims to have found solid evidence that the team who authored Stuxnet also produced Duqu. Previously this was thought to be the case, although experts weren’t certain whether Stuxnet had been reversed engineered in some manner by different authors to produce Duqu... more
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Google’s open source boss defends Android security isssues

As yet more research uncovers further security threats in Android devices, Google’s Chris DiBona has accused security firms and anti-virus vendors of being nothing more than “charlatans and scammers” who create scare stories in order to sell their software. Angry at what he sees as.. more
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Android malware continues its rapid rise

Android malware continues to spread rapidly, increasing 427% since July 2011, according to the latest research from Juniper Networks. Last month it was revealed that Android handsets are the most popular smartphones, with a 52% share of the market as opposed to their nearest rival.. more
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Duqu infections found in Iran

Iran say that they have the Duqu trojan under control, after it was found to have infected computers within the country. Officials claim to have found a way to control the malware, which is similar to the Stuxnet worm that targeted nuclear plants last year... more
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Cyberwar becoming a reality?

The amount of new trojans being created has hit an all time high, according to the latest threat report from security experts at Panda Labs, making trojans the “weapon of choice” for cybercrooks. As cybercrime and online espionage continues to grow, the report shows that.. more
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Mobiles more important than cars

Whilst mobile malware continues to grow rapidly, UK consumers aren’t doing enough to protect themselves, despite new stats that show mobile phones are more important to many people than cars. Lookout Mobile Security, a security software vendor, has revealed that few of us take steps.. more
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