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  • Popular but fake security app removed from Google Play

    08.04.2014

    In little over a week, a developer selling a security app named Virus Shield on Google Play has managed to earn over $40,000, and the software topped the list of most downloaded new paid apps.

  • SMS Trojan goes after digital wallets

    04.04.2014

    Not satisfied with the money earned via mobile Trojans sending out text messages to premium numbers, cyber crooks have begun adding other money-stealing functionalities to the malware.

  • Cerberus app users warned about data breach

    27.03.2014

    Users of the Cerberus anti-theft Android app have been receiving warnings from the Cerberus Security Team, urging them to change their password as they have been reset in the wake of a data breach.

  • Hidden crypto currency-mining code spotted in apps on Google Play

    27.03.2014

    You already know that cyber criminals are using malware to make victims' computers mine crypto currencies for them, but did you know that your phone can be instructed to do the same? A month ago researchers from G Data discovered mining code hidden in several repackaged popular Android apps on 3rd party apps stores.

  • Over half of Android users fail to lock their phones

    26.03.2014

    An ad hoc survey conducted by Google's anti-abuse research lead Elie Bursztein has shown that over half of Android users don't lock their phones in any meaningful way.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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