The Marcher Trojan is back and targeting Android users of porn apps to install a phony Adobe Flash Player update.
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Threatpost Editor Mike Mimoso talks to Synack director of research and well-known OS X hacker Patrick Wardle about the discovery of an OS X malware dropper that likely was developed by the Hacking Team.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including how Amazon is backtracking on encryption when it comes to their devices, a new set of alleged passcode bypasses for iOS, and the new OS X ransomware KeRanger.
At last week’s RSA Conference, developers and hackers shared the same stage and tried to iron out some of their differences.
Early detection of the KeRanger OS X ransomware and quick updates by Apple and the Transmission BitTorrent client installer likely will mitigate the malware’s impact.
Targeted attacks using multiple attack vectors including email and watering hole sides has been discovered. The state-sponsored attacks targeted Indian diplomatic and military personnel originating from that Pakistan region, researchers said.
In a scathing report that looks at the current state of hospital security, researchers say everything from bedside patient monitoring systems, automated drug dispensing machines to patient records are inadequately protected.
Angler Exploit evaded detection through new technique that bypasses Firefox and Chrome security protection.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the ongoing FBiOS battle, a court ruling re: Tor, and Operation Blockbuster.