Browsing Tag: malware

UPDATE–Ransomware has been wreaking havoc on desktops for many years now, with attackers demanding that victims pay a fee to unlock the infected system. This kind of malware hasn’t been a huge issue yet on mobile devices, but that’s beginning to change, albeit slowly. A new piece of mobile malware targeting Android is being sold by the same group responsible[…]

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Security researchers discovered an odd DDoS attack against several sites recently that relied on a persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability in a major video Web site and hijacked users’ browsers in order to flood the site with traffic. The attack on the unnamed site involved the use of injected Javascript on the site which would execute in[…]

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