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Android Installer Highjacking Exposes Devices to Malware

Palo Alto Networks yesterday revealed details of a widespread vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system that allows attackers to hijack the installation of a seemingly safe Android application — Android Package File (APK) — on user devices, and replace it with an app of the attacker’s choice, without user knowledge. 427 more words


Target faces up to $10 billion compensation bill to data theft victims

Approval has been given for over 100 million victims of data theft in 2013 from retail giant Target to claim compensation of up to $10,000 each. 644 more words


Healthcare businesses in the crosshairs

Medical and healthcare data breaches on the rise – 27.5% increase, medical records fetch good coin on the black market.

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Security News

‘BandarChor’ and ‘Ebola Virus’ Ransomware – Are They the Same?

F-Secure recently reported on BandarChor, a new player in the field of ransomware. The SenseCy team that analyzed the so-called new malware was intrigued by some of its characteristics. 615 more words

Cyber Intelligence

Stolen hard drives bring more data breach pain for US health services

The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) has warned 39,090 of its clients that their private data may be at risk of leakage, after the “random” theft of a pair of backup hard drives. 500 more words


Australian Banks Targeted by Russian Malware for Android Devices


Several months ago, while monitoring Russian underground forums, we came across a new malware designed to attack Android smartphones via a social engineering vector, luring victims into providing their banking data, as well as credit card details to the attackers. 500 more words

Cyber Intelligence

Anonymous Declares Operation Revolution Engaged!

Published on Feb 24, 2015
Thanks to C.

A·R·M (Anonymous)
“You don’t have a revolution in which you love your enemy, and you don’t have a revolution in which you are begging the system of exploitation to integrate you into it. 9 more words