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  1. froggyboy604

    VPNFilter state-affiliated malware pose lethal threat to routers

    Security reports from Cisco and Symantec are giving off. Believed to be state-affiliated or, worse, state-sponsored, the modular VPNFilter malware has already infected around 500,000 routers, not just collecting data but even possibly rendering them completely useless at the push of a button...
  2. froggyboy604

    Advanced malware attacks PCs through network routers

    Slingshot may have been the work of a government agency. I wonder if using a software firewall, VPN, and proxy server can stop users from being a victim from these types of router malware attack which can infect some vulnerable routers at ISPs and web host company.
  3. froggyboy604

    All Android Phones Vulnerable to Extremely Dangerous Full Device Takeover Attack

    Researchers have discovered a new attack, dubbed 'Cloak and Dagger', that works against all versions of Android, up to version 7.1.2. Cloak and Dagger attack allows hackers to silently take full control of your device and steal private data, including keystrokes, chats, device PIN, online...
  4. froggyboy604

    Forget WannaCry: hackers promise floods of tears with fresh malware

    Are we entering a new era of malware hell? The whole WannaCry ransomware fracas could be just the beginning of things, if Shadow Brokers – the group of hackers which has previously leaked NSA tools and exploits, including the vulnerability used in WannaCry – has anything to do with it...
  5. froggyboy604

    'WannaCry' ransomware evolves despite attempts to kill it

    And the situation is getting worse. There were predictions that the fast-spreading "WannaCry " (aka "WannaCrypt") ransomware would quickly evolve to get around its domain-based kill switch, and, well... the predictions were right. Security researchers have discovered variants of the Windows...
  6. froggyboy604

    New Android malware steals banking information, and spreads through Google’s own network

    Earlier today, researchers from Kaspersky Lab reported that they recently stumbled across a new piece of sophisticated Android malware designed to steal a user’s banking credentials. In a broad sense, the malware is similar to other schemes we’ve seen before insofar that it uses cleverly thought...
  7. froggyboy604

    New strain of Android malware is 'virtually impossible' to remove

    Lookout has noticed a trend toward Android malware that masquerades as a popular app, but quietly gets root-level access to your phone and buries itself deep in the operating system. If that happens, you're in serious trouble. Unless you can walk through loading a fresh ROM or carefully modify...
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