Versions of a popular Chinese mobile ad library have been backdoored with capabilities that can be used to surreptitiously record audio and steal data stored on thousands of iOS devices.
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Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout have found a new strain of adware, Shuanet, spreading via Trojanized Android apps that roots mobile devices.
A new version of XcodeGhost has added new obfuscation techniques, and support for iOS9. Infections have also reached out beyond China.
500 sites that use the free analytics service PageFair may have been compromised over the weekend.
A malicious data-stealing Android app that impersonates a Microsoft Word document has already infected several hundred users, primarily in China.
Two weeks after authorities announced they had taken down the botnet behind the banking malware Dridex, new research suggests the threat is alive and well.
Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to discuss the “identity crisis” in the anti-malware industry and the ethics and perils of investigating state-sponsored or geopolitically significant threats.
Facebook will inform users when it believes their account has been targeted by an attacker or compromised by a nation-state campaign.
Law enforcement in the U.S. and Europe, along with a number of technology companies, joined forces to take down the Dridex banking malware botnet.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news–including how researchers disrupted a campaign using the Angler Exploit Kit, how a researcher was forced to pull a talk from a conference, and how a practical SHA-1 collision could be months away, not years.