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Scary exploit may let hackers target nearly 50% of Android phones with malware

Malware is never an easy subject for Android device owners. Savvy users usually say the matter is overblown and that they know how to protect themselves against such threats, though… 389 more words

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Canadians see increase in WhatsApp email scam

TORONTO – WhatsApp users may want to keep a watchful eye on their inbox. Many Canadian web users have reported seeing an increase in suspicious emails claiming to be sent from the mobile messaging service. 338 more words

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Disregard Dangerous Documents - Daily Security Byte EP.52

According to Trend Micro (and others), Office document macro malware is making a comeback. Watch today’s video to learn why your users should be concerned with all document-based malware in general. 37 more words

Security Updates

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

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Apple Store - Antivirus No More

Yes, it is official cyber boys and girls. From now on, it will not be able to find a single antivirus app in the Apple Store. 191 more words

Malvertising: Large-Scale Risk

You know those ads on the sides of almost any website you go to? Annoying, but relatively safe, right? Wrong! It turns out your favorite websites may unwittingly pass along malware into your device through their display advertisements. 596 more words

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Malware

The new laptop I ordered online arrived on Friday. I didn’t take it out of the box and start getting it set up until Saturday. By the middle of the day I had Microsoft Office installed. 695 more words

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