Malware

spyware

Chinese Communist Party’s App Found to Be Spyware Targeting 100 Million Users

The “Study the Great Nation” app is a root-level spyware app installed on over 100 million devices. The app was launched in January by the Chinese Communist Party and was aggressively promoted...
android adware

New Set of Icon-Hiding Android Adware Apps Discovered on the Play Store

Sophos warns about 15 adware apps that were previously downloaded by 1.3 million users. The apps employ various hiding and deception techniques and try to make their uninstallation difficult. Some of...
Drupal logo

Drupal Installations are Still Under Attack by Drupalgeddon2 Actors

Unpatched Drupal systems are being targeted by powerful malware based on a year-old flaw. The actors have several specialized PoC samples at their disposal, focused on version 7 or 8. The...
Dutch Police

The Police Unearths Mirai Hosting Infrastructure in the Netherlands

The Dutch Police took down Mirai network operator and hosting provider in Amsterdam. The network was targeting a million devices per month, so expect a notable decline from now on. The...
german police

The Creator of the Mariposa Botnet Got Arrested in Germany

A Slovenian man who is connected to the Mariposa botnet and the Darkode marketplace got arrested. The person will now be extradited to the United States, who issued the relevant arrest warrant....
WordPress

Zero-Day on the Rich Reviews WordPress Plugin Under Exploitation

Attackers probe WordPress sites for the Rich Reviews plugin and infect them with malvertising code. The plugin carries a zero-day flaw that is known to the developers, but they’re not planning to...
atm

The Lazarus Group is Using a new Banking Malware Against Indian Banks

The North Koreans are trying to steal information and money from Indian financial institutions. The Lazarus group has created a new custom malware that is designed to be planted on ATMs. ...
TCL

TCL’s Very Own Default Weather App Dips in Ad Fraud Again

TCL’s weather forecast app returned to its fraudulent activity after two months of laying low. The app affected mostly the Alcatel Pixi 4 device, but other Alcatel phones were infected again too....
wannacry

WannaCry is Still Haunting IT Administrators as New Variants Pop Up

New WannaCry iterations pop up all the time, targeting systems from all around the world. Researchers have detected over 12000 different versions and counted millions of infection attempts in August. The...
virus infection

CamScanner Claims to Have Fallen Victim of Malicious Ad Network

The developer of CamScanner admits to having been tricked by a malicious ad network provider. The rogue SDK affected versions between 5.11.7 and 5.12.0, so if you are using these, you are...

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