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New Android Malware Secretly Records Phone Calls and Steals Private Data

New Android Malware Secretly Records Phone Calls and Steals Private Data
April 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Cisco Talos have uncovered variants of a new Android Trojan that are being distributed in the wild disguising as ...

Hacker Who Never Hacked Anyone Gets 33-Month Prison Sentence

Hacker Who Never Hacked Anyone Gets 33-Month Prison Sentence
February 27, 2018Mohit Kumar
A hacker who was arrested and pleaded guilty last year—not because he hacked someone, but for creating and selling a remote access trojan...

Beware! Undetectable CrossRAT malware targets Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems

Beware! Undetectable CrossRAT malware targets Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems
January 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
Are you using Linux or Mac OS? If you think your system is not prone to viruses, then you should read this. Wide-range of cybercriminal...

Researchers Uncover Government-Sponsored Mobile Hacking Group Operating Since 2012

Researchers Uncover Government-Sponsored Mobile Hacking Group Operating Since 2012
January 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A global mobile espionage campaign collecting a trove of sensitive personal information from victims since at least 2012 has accidentally...

Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger
August 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
If you came across any Facebook message with a video link sent by anyone, even your friend — just don’t click on it. Security researche...

How Just Opening A Malicious PowerPoint File Could Compromise Your PC

How Just Opening A Malicious PowerPoint File Could Compromise Your PC
August 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
A few months back we reported how opening a simple MS Word file could compromise your computer using a critical vulnerability in Microsof...

CowerSnail — Windows Backdoor from the Creators of SambaCry Linux Malware

CowerSnail — Windows Backdoor from the Creators of SambaCry Linux Malware
July 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Last month, we reported about a group of hackers exploiting SambaCry —a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba ...

WikiLeaks Reveals 'AfterMidnight' & 'Assassin' CIA Windows Malware Frameworks

WikiLeaks Reveals 'AfterMidnight' & 'Assassin' CIA Windows Malware Frameworks
May 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
When the world was dealing with the threat of the self-spreading WannaCry ransomware , WikiLeaks released a new batch of CIA Vault 7 leak...

U.S. Takes Down Kelihos Botnet After Its Russian Operator Arrested in Spain

U.S. Takes Down Kelihos Botnet After Its Russian Operator Arrested in Spain
April 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
A Russian computer hacker arrested over the weekend in Barcelona was apparently detained for his role in a massive computer botnet, and n...

WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Grasshopper Windows Hacking Framework

WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Grasshopper Windows Hacking Framework
April 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of its Vault 7 series of leaked documents, whistleblowing website WikiLeaks today released a new cache of 27 documents allegedl...

New Fileless Malware Uses DNS Queries To Receive PowerShell Commands

New Fileless Malware Uses DNS Queries To Receive PowerShell Commands
March 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It is no secret that cybercriminals are becoming dramatically more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. While new for...

Cyber Espionage Group Ported Windows Malware to Mac

Cyber Espionage Group Ported Windows Malware to Mac
September 05, 2014Wang Wei
Till now we have seen a series of different malware targeting Windows operating system and not Mac, thanks to Apple in way it safeguard ...

POWELIKS — A Persistent Windows Malware Without Any Installer File

POWELIKS — A Persistent Windows Malware Without Any Installer File
August 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Malware is nothing but a malicious files which is stored on an infected computer system in order to damage the system or steal sensitive...