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Malware infects 1.69M Android Handsets in South Africa, Report

Secure-D from mobile tech company Upstream detected 1.69 million malware-infected Android devices in South Africa last year. Within many popular apps, Malware is lurking...
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Remove These 17 Apps From Your Android Phone ASAP!

You might be used to this kind of news already if you frequent our space. Last year no tangible progress was made in terms...

Avoid These 100 Malicious Apps Listed On Google Play

New Android malware has been spotted online and has infected over 100 apps available on the Google Play Store. This is according to a...

Report Claims China Installs Malware on Tourists’ Phones At The Border

Amid the stalled China-US trade wars that leveraged Huawei as the click bait, reports indicate the Chinese government has been forcing foreigners to download...

Someone is buying a malware-loaded laptop for $1.345 million

If you thought the world is crazy-it’s not but people are. Last week a laptop loaded with malware for auctioned at an asking price...

Matrix Deconstructed: The trend for targeted ransomware continues

Endpoint security leader Sophos has released a new report  about a new ransomware family called Matrix. The malware has been operating since 2016 and Sophos...

CA is warning of Emotet malware targeting local network systems

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has warned of a new malware targeting network systems in the country. Known as ‘Emotet’, CA through the...

Porn on the move: In 2017, over 25% of users hit by mobile malware...

In 2017, 25.4% of mobile users who encountered malware - over 1.2 million people - were attacked by malicious programs that used adult content...

“No Platform Immune from Ransomware”, SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast report reveals

Sophos today announced its SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast report. The report recaps ransomware and other cybersecurity trends based on data collected from Sophos customer...
As much as 70 percent of IoT devices comprise security flaws, which means devices that you own could get hacked by online criminals too.

NukeBot trojan threatens to steal details of customer online banking transactions

Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected NukeBot, a new malware which has been designed to steal the credentials of online banking customers. Earlier versions of...

Hajime malware is affecting the Internet of Things devices worldwide

Kaspersky Lab has published the results of its investigation into the activity of Hajime – a mysterious evolving Internet of Things (IoT) malware that...

Sophos says its XG firewall is secure from WannaCry Ransomware

Security firm Sophos has issued a detection update for its customers after the WannaCry ransomware attack last week on Friday. The malware is reported...

Number of the Year 2016: One Billion Items of Malware Held in Kaspersky Lab’s...

Kaspersky Lab’s cloud malware database now carries a billion malicious objects, including viruses, Trojans, backdoors, ransomware, and advertisement applications and their components. A fifth...
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This new Trojan, Triada is Targeting Android Devices

This might not sound as good news. Kaspersky Lab experts say they have detected a new malicious program targeting Android devices running the 4.4.4....

Report: Mobile Devices Become a New Target for Spam and Malware Attacks

Mobile devices are now the new target for spam and malware attacks, this is according to a new report by Kaspersky Lab. The Kaspersky Lab...

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