Malware

Google scolded for depriving the poor of privacy after Chinese malware bundled on phones for hard-up Americans

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/google_poor_privacy_android/

7 days ago

Updated To make matters worse, uninstalling it could cause even more pain

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Tracking President Trump with cellphone location data, Greta-Thunberg-themed malware, SharePoint patch, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/21/roundup_dec_20/

4 weeks ago

Roundup Including: Nasty Mac malware and gas-pump infections

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KpRm is a post-disinfection program that can find and delete malware removal tools and their remnant files

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/16/kprm-is-a-post-disinfection-program-that-can-find-and-delete-malware-removal-tools-and-their-remnant-files/

2 months ago

Manually deleting file and folder leftover by an uninstallation, is quite the chore.  I have used various uninstaller tools in the past to clean the remnants to keep systems clean and tidy. […]

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Microsoft crams Office 365 docs into Edge-style sandboxes to thwart malware infections

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/07/ignite_2019_security/

2 months ago

Ignite Your guide to some of the security enhancements announced this week

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Chrome bug squashed, QNAP NAS nasty hits, BlueKeep malware spreads, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/04/security_roundup_november1/

2 months ago

Roundup Including Spanish camgirl sites spill info, domain registrars hacked

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40 million emoji-addicted keyboard app users left with $18m bill – after malware sneaks into Play Store yet again

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/01/aitype_keyboard_malware_alert/

3 months ago

Bogus charges being racked up by Android tool

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iBye, bad guy: Apple yanks 18 iOS store apps that sheltered advert-mashing malware

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/24/apple_clickfraud_takedown/

3 months ago

Dev may not have known code was being used for scam traffic

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ATTK of the Pwns: Trend Micro's antivirus tools 'will run malware – if its filename is cmd.exe'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/21/flaw_trend_micro/

3 months ago

Video Try not to save files to your Windows PC called cmd.exe or regedit.exe

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Malware hides as iOS jailbreak, Sucuri is insecuri, and China is about to get even worse

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/21/security_roundup_181019/

3 months ago

Roundup Plus, new allegations in Iran and American hacking war

Malware

Orange you happy to be a customer? Spammy sextortion malware only targeted French ISP

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/18/sextortion_malware_spam_eset_research/

3 months ago

Briefly had screen recording feature too

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Kaspersky warns of encryption-busting Reductor malware

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/03/kaspersky_reductor_malware/

3 months ago

Infection manipulates browsers to snoop on TLS comms

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Microsoft: Office 365 gets automated response to phishing, nasty links, malware

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-office-365-gets-automated-response-to-phishing-nasty-links-malware/

4 months ago

Enterprise Office 365 customers can now try Microsoft's automated incident response to thwart email attacks.

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Coin-mining malware jumps from Arm IoT gear to Intel servers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/30/coinmining_malware_intel/

5 months ago

MalwareIntelServers

Android PDF app with just 100m downloads caught sneaking malware into mobes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/28/camscanner_android_malware/

5 months ago

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