Mobile Menace Monday: Android Trojan raises xHelper

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 19:04:13 +0000

Since its introduction in May 2019, the xHelper dropper, an Android Trojan, has climbed to our top 10 list of most detected mobile malware.

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A week in security (July 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:27:09 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 8–14, including secure data sending, federal data privacy law, the Soft Cell attack, and more.

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Fake Instagram assistance apps found on Google Play are stealing passwords

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:40:55 +0000

We all want those Instagram likes and followers. But what if the app that’s supposed to be assisting you is also stealing your username and password? As a matter of fact, that’s exactly what we found in three fake Instagram assistance apps found on Google Play.

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A week in security (January 21 – 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 18:00:14 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 21 to 27, including Modlishka, Crytekk, PUPs, and the State of Malware report.

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FakeApp discovered on Google Play Store which increases download count and rating of other applications.

Credit to Author: Rupali Parate| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 07:16:46 +0000

Quick Heal Security Lab has spotted few FakeApps with more than 50,000+ installations on Google Play Store. These applications appear to be genuine as a PDF reader, PDF Downloader, PDF Scanner etc., but don’t have such functionality. The main purpose of these apps is to increase the download count of…

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Sophisticated Android clickfraud apps pose as iPhone apps and devices

Credit to Author: Chen Yu| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:54 +0000

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