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CamScanner App Injecting Malware On Android Devices

CamScanner, the popular PDF creator app, with 100 million downloads in the Google Play Store, has been compromised. Researchers at Kaspersky announced finding a module within the app that acted as a Trojan Dropper. This potentially allows attackers to remotely download and install malicious programs without a users’ knowledge. The discovery of malware by Kaspersky security researchers, […]

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Avast Working With French Police Stop A Malware Botnet Impacting 850,000 Devices

French police have neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling around 850,000 computers. The Retadup malware was used to hijack computers in a process known as Cryptojacking. The malware steals power from the infected computer’s processor and uses it to mine cryptocurrency. In this case, the malware was used to generate money with crypto mining, […]

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Phishing Campaign Hides Malware in Resumes

Hackers have added a new challenge for corporate HR departments, after targeting companies with a phishing campaign that hides malware in résumés sent as email attachments. The hack, uncovered by Cofense Intelligence a security services provider, uses résumé files attached as .doc to deliver Quasar RAT. Quasar RAT is a completely legitimate open-source remote administration tool available on GitHub, […]

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Chinese Hacking Groups Are After Medical Data

A report entitled, Beyond Compliance: Cyber Threats and Healthcare, published by cybersecurity firm FireEye shows new evidence Chinese linked cyberespionage groups are targeting medical research data. FireEye has identified multiple state-sponsored hacking groups from China launching attacks on medical systems and medical databases around the world. The attacks include incidents within 2019 and dating back as […]