Spyware Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Missed Opportunities to Stop OPM Cyber Breach Spelled OutRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 7 | ECNmag

    It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government's computers. After secretly monitoring the hacker's online movements for months, officials worried he was getting too close to critical information and devised a plan, dubbed "the Big Bang," to expel him.

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  2. IDG Contributor Network: Smartphone infections double, hotspots are also a trouble areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Network World

    One out of every 120 smartphones had a malware infection during an April test period, a lab reveals. Android devices were hit the hardest.

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  3. The Missing Piece - Sophisticated Os X Backdoor DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Kasperky Lab Weblog

    Backdoor.OSX.Mokes.a is the most recently discovered OS X variant of a cross-platform backdoor which is able to operate on all major operating systems . Please see also our analysis on the Windows and Linux variants .

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  4. Pokemon-Themed Umbreon Rootkit Targets Linux Systems On ARM and x86Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Slashdot

    New submitter Kinwolf writes: Security researchers have identified a new family of Linux rootkits that, despite running from user mode, can be hard to detect and remove. Called Umbreon, after a Pokemon character that hides in the darkness, the rootkit has been in development since early 2015 and is now being sold on the underground markets.

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  5. How the US failed to stop the country's worst-ever cyberattackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | New York Post

    It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government's computers. After secretly monitoring the hacker's online movements for months, officials worried he was getting too close to critical information and devised a plan, dubbed "the Big Bang," to expel him.

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  6. Nokia: Mobile Devices Increasingly at Risk from Malware InfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | TMCnet

    It wasn't so long ago when mobile device users - tablets and smartphones in particular - felt a certain smugness in knowing that those devices were largely impervious to malware threats because there just wasn't much malware out there that could infect the devices. That's changed in recent months, and a new report from From the Nokia Threat Intelligence Report for the first half of 2016, a dark trend emerges.

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  7. Stealthy, tricky-to-remove rootkit targets Linux systems on ARM and x86Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 6 | InfoWorld

    Security researchers have identified a new family of Linux rootkits that, despite running from user mode, can be hard to detect and remove. Called Umbreon, after a Pokemon character that hides in the darkness, the rootkit has been in development since early 2015 and is now being sold on the underground markets.

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  8. Malware on a rampage - Transmission gets hacked againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | 2-spyware.com

    Transmission website which provides file-sharing services has been under hackers assault again. After a quick recovery from the first hack in March, the cyber criminals decided to challenge the team of the website once again.

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  9. Hackers Steal Dropbox Credentials, Infect IoT Devices and Exploit Apple OSRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Government Executive

    The same zero days that allowed sophisticated spyware to take over iPhones also existed in Apple OS X and the Safari web browser. Citizen Lab and Lookout last week reported three exploits called Trident that could remotely jailbreak an iOS device and install spyware.

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  10. Nokia malware report shows surge in mobile device infections in 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Cellular News

    Nokia today issued the Nokia Threat Intelligence Report H1 2016, revealing a sharp rise in the occurrence of smartphone malware infections in the first half of the year. Issued twice per year, the report examines general trends and statistics for malware infections in devices connected through mobile and fixed networks.

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  11. Staffordshire Police warning over British Gas utility bill scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | Burton Mail

    ... into your email account from a public computer (e.g. at a hotel or internet cafe) as it could be infected with spyware. Additionally don't connect to unsecured public Wi-Fi, use mobile data services such as 4G to access your accounts instead. Create ...

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  12. Advanced Security, simple management: Kaspersky Lab empowers SMBs with its new business solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | Al Bawaba

    ... in Europe. It delivers some of the world's most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The company is ranked among the world's top four vendors of security solutions for ...

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  13. Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Support.com Inc. (SPRT) to HoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Fixes services include Diagnose & Fix, Connect & Secure and Install & Setup. The Diagnose & Fix Service includes spyware removal, virus removal, optimizing settings on a slow computer, system file scan and disk defragmentation. The Connect & Secure ...

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  14. Police issue warning about online British Gas utility bill scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | This Is Staffordshire

    ... into your email account from a public computer (e.g. at a hotel or internet cafe) as it could be infected with spyware. Additionally don't connect to unsecured public Wi-Fi, use mobile data services such as 4G to access your accounts instead. Create ...

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  15. Torrenting Showdown: Transmission vs qBitorrent vs A TorrentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 4 | Lifehacker

    There are more BitTorrent clients than we could possibly compare, but some of the most popular-and best-have been under the spotlight lately for sleazy ads and bad behavior. It's time to check in on a few of our favorites to see how they fare, which deserves your downloads, and which you can trust.

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  16. AZ Computer Geeks Sells, Repairs, Refurbish, Recycles and Reconditions Computers! They do it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 3 | PR Log

    AZ Computer Geeks is your one stop shop. They can handle any computer issue/problem. From virus/malware/spyware removal to fixing a faulty hardware issue to taking in your old PC and recycling it for you at no cost. They also sell used computers too! ...

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  17. Espionage and Export Controls: The iPhone Hack Highlights The New World of WarfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | JD Supra

    Last week, researchers at Citizen Lab uncovered sophisticated new spyware that allowed hackers to take complete control of anyone's iPhone, turning the phone into a pocket-spy to intercept communications, track movements and harvest personal data. The malicious software, codenamed "Pegasus," is believed to have been developed by the NSO Group, an Israeli company that describes itself as a "leader in cyber warfare" and sells its software - with a price tag of $1 million primarily to foreign governments.

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  18. Shade Ransomware Decryption ToolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | Softpedia

    Restore access to files that were infected by the Shade ransomware in just a few simple steps with the help of this lightweight console application Ransomware-type viruses usually encrypt files on the infected computer, asking for payment to be made in exchange for the unlock key. They also threaten to delete the locked files once the ransom deadline passes, and changes the desktop background into a warning message.

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  19. New malware means you need to update your iPhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    Security researchers on Thursday announced they had discovered a new piece of iPhone malware that allowed attackers to see virtually everything on your iPhone. They traced the previously unknown spyware back to an Israeli-based company called the NSO Group.

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  20. How smartphone users can keep one step ahead of the hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... decryption." The California-based company had to issue a security update on Thursday after researchers discovered spyware that could allow hackers to intercept all voice and data communications and access every photograph and video. The discovery ...

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