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A new variant of the Gameover computer Trojan is targeting job seekers and recruiters by attempting to steal log-in credentials for Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com accounts.

Gameover is one of several Trojan programs that are based on the infamous Zeus banking malware, whose source code was leaked on the Internet in 2011.

Cybercriminals use images in a number of ways to infect your computer. In most cases, the photo itself is harmless;

it's just a trick to get you to do something stupid. But sometimes, a .jpg file itself will contain malicious code.

The latest firmware in some Philips smart TV models opens an insecure Miracast wireless network, allowing potential attackers located in the signal range to control the TV remotely and perform unauthorized actions.

Researchers from Malta-based vulnerability research firm ReVuln recently published a video demonstration of what attackers can do after they connect to the insecure wireless networks of the affected Philips TVs.

A malicious software program for Android that mines lesser-known cryptocurrencies could cause phones to overheat, a mobile security company warned Wednesday.

The “Coinkrypt” malware appears to not be very widespread and has been seen in Spanish-language forums discussing pirate software, wrote Marc Rogers, a principal security researcher with Lookout Mobile Security.

A group of enterprising cybercriminals have figured out how to get cash from a certain type of ATM—by text message.

The latest development was spotted by security vendor Symantec, which has periodically written about a type of malicious software it calls “Ploutus” that first appeared in Mexico.

Virtru has added Microsoft’s Office 365 and Outlook Desktop services to its list of compatible email platforms for its encryption product.

The company, based in Washington, D.C. and launched in January, is targeting people using major email providers who are interested in stronger privacy controls for more secure communication.

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    Why they do not shut down the company that provides the faulty patchwork systems that make such malware first possible? No, not because of a faulty ...

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    The people at any router between You and facebook can read Your communication if: 1. You're using an http: connection 2. A fake facebook certificate ...

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  • theoctagon
    You could always just use what's already baked in: Android Device Manager. https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager

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    AFAIR the patch was available one day after the discovery of heartbleed. That normal with Free Software. Only mislead users of commercial scrap have ...

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