A week in security (April 19 – 25)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:31:58 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, from April 19 to 23.

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Extortion, precision malware, and ruthless scams. Read the State of Malware 2021 report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000

Through the chaos and devastation of 2020, one form of business seems to have thrived—the creation and operation of malicious software.

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Stalkerware advertising ban by Google a welcome, if incomplete, step

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:03:43 +0000

Google will no longer allow advertising of stalkerware and spyware tools, but a written exception could allow some companies to skirt the rules.

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Are you sure you have the right Aarogya Setu App on your phone?

Credit to Author: Digvijay Mane| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 17:24:22 +0000

The Government of India launched a mobile application called Aarogya Setu for easy contact tracing of people during the Covid-19 pandemic. It has a record-breaking number of downloads in a very short span of time on Google Play Store. As per government stats, it has more than 10 crore registered…

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