Latest Threats

Fakedefender Virus Blocks Up Android Devices and Holds Them for Ransom

17:20 23 August in Latest Threats
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Fake antivirus programs, or FakeAVs, have been aiming PC’s for quite some time now. On the other hand, experts claims that cybercriminals have initiated mounting such threats for Android devices as well. Symantec has spotted a threat dubbed Android.Fakedefender. Once installed, the FakeAV claims victims that...

Classic Scam : Google 15 Years Anniversary Awards

17:19 22 August in Latest Threats
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[caption id="attachment_484" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Rogue Google Phishing Mail[/caption] Google might have a lot of money, but it’s unlikely that it’ll start handing out large amounts of it to random users just because the company is celebrating an anniversary. Hoax Slayer has come across bogus emails that purport...

Google revised Chrome 27 to Fix Flash Plugin Vulnerability

17:15 21 August in Latest Threats
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[caption id="attachment_472" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Chrome clickhijack vulnerability fixed.[/caption] Google has addressed the issue with the release of the latest stable channel update for Chrome. Chrome 27.0.1453.116 for Windows, Macintosh and Chrome Frame platforms addresses the security hole that could have been leveraged by hackers to trick users...

Edward Snowden Claims He Has Evidence That the NSA Has Been Hacking China Since 2009

17:18 20 August in Latest Threats
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Edward Snowden, the man who became known all over the world after leaking details on the US National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program, has reiterated the fact that the United States is “hacking everyone everywhere.” In an interview he had with the South China Morning Post...

Trojan Uses False Adobe Certificate to Avoid Detection

17:20 19 August in Latest Threats
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It’s not unusual for cybercriminals to sign their creations with digital certificates, because the technique increases the malware’s chances to escape being detected by antivirus solutions. Symantec experts have spotted another fascinating example. The malware, detected by Symantec as Backdoor.Trojan, is disguised as a file called...