Tag: malware

PreAMo Malware Poses a big Risk to Mobile Cryptocurrency Users

Cryptocurrency users who often rely on mobile devices are prone to various potential security incidents. One recent discovery shows how millions of Android users were at risk of having to deal with PreAMo malware. This particular strain is nefarious for many different reasons, as it has the ability to bypass two-factor authentication methods linked to the infected device This is a big problem for cryptocurrency users, as most exchanges provide …
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Power Grid Hacking Attacks in the US and Russia are Bound to Escalate

Our society lives in an era where hacking attacks are almost a part of daily life. It seems even the world’s biggest governments don’t shy away from exploring options in this regard. Power grids in both the US and Russia are being targeted once again. A very worrisome incident, albeit the two attacks are quite different from one another. The US Power Grid Malware Surge It would appear a renowned …
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ASUS Update Service Allegedly Spreads Malware After MitM Attack

None of the technology firms in existence today wants to be associated with nefarious activity. In the real world, however, it is not as easy to avoid such situations. For ASUS, its update mechanism has fallen victim to more abuse by criminals. Through this service, hackers were able to install backdoor malware on target PCs. ASUS Faces Another PR Problem On the one hand, it is commendable to see PC …
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Top Cyber Attacks of Q1 2019

In this modern era of technology and connectivity, cyber attacks have become significantly more common. Despite numerous warnings from security experts, consumers remain prone targets for criminals who are not necessarily intent on backing down as of yet. The year 2019 has seen some interesting types of cyber attacks so far, which is not necessarily something to be too happy about. Information regarding these incidents is provided courtesy of CSIS. …
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