Tag: Spyware

Researchers Discover Spyware-Laden Telegram Android App Clones

The Android ecosystem has been targeted often by cybercriminals these past few months. Dozens of applications have been removed from the Google Play Store due to malicious code. It now appears a whole new batch of spyware-laden Android apps have been discovered. At least three problematic apps were identified, although there may be more creations still out there from the same nefarious developer. Yet Another Major Concern for Android Users Relying on an Android …
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Rootkit vs Spyware

In the world of online security, there are quite a few malicious threats consumers and corporations have to be aware of. Two of those common types are spyware and rootkits. While they may seemingly try to achieve a similar goal, there are some intriguing differences between the two. Rest assured no one will ever willingly deal with these types of infections unless there is no other choice, though. 2. Rootkit …
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Google Discovered An Israeli Android App Designed To Spy On Users

Google has has recently revealed that in an effort to improve its systems that protect users, it unearthed a new family of spyware that was used in an attack on a small number of Android devices, dubbed Chrysaor. An Israeli spy app targeting specific users According to researchers, Chrysaor is suspected of being created by NSO Group Technologies, an Israeli firm specialized in the creation of software. The app is also …
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What is the Sonic Screwdriver?

Sci-fi fans who have watched Doctor Who will be familiar with the term “Sonic Screwdriver”. It turns out this device has a real-life application as well, albeit it is not necessarily a positive one. It turns out his tool is used by the CIA, which issued to infect Apple Mac firmware devices to steal information. WikiLeaks has uncovered this Sonic Screwdriver is stored on a modified Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet Adapter The Sonic …
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