Category: Anti-Malware

anti-Malware

By Lorin Wu We spotted a malicious app (detected by Trend Micro as ANDROIDOS_BKOTKLIND.HRX) that appears to be the first developed using Kotlin—an open-source programming language for modern multiplatform applications. The samples we found on Google Play posed as Swift...

/ January 9, 2018

By Lorin Wu We spotted a malicious app (detected by Trend Micro as ANDROIDOS_BKOTKLIND.HRX) that appears to be the first developed using Kotlin—an open-source programming language for modern multiplatform applications. The samples we found on Google Play posed as Swift...

/ January 9, 2018

By Vit Sembera For several days, rumors circulated about a serious vulnerability in Intel processors. It wasn’t until January 3 that the official disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities was made, and it became clear how serious the problems were. To summarize, Meltdown...

/ January 5, 2018

By Vit Sembera For several days, rumors circulated about a serious vulnerability in Intel processors. It wasn’t until January 3 that the official disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities was made, and it became clear how serious the problems were. To summarize, Meltdown and...

/ January 5, 2018

In early December, we found a total of 36 apps on Google Play that executed unwanted behavior. These apps posed as useful security tools under the names Security Defender, Security Keeper, Smart Security, Advanced Boost, and more. They also advertised...

/ January 3, 2018

In early December 2017, we found a total of 36 apps on Google Play that executed unwanted behavior. These apps posed as useful security tools under the names Security Defender, Security Keeper, Smart Security, Advanced Boost, and more. They also...

/ January 3, 2018

As manufacturers develop Internet of Things (IoT) devices that integrate with widely popular internet-based applications, more and more users see the value in purchasing such devices. Ease of integration becomes an incentive for users to consider adding these products to...

/ December 27, 2017

Android’s regular security update for December 2017 included a fix for a serious vulnerability that could allow attackers to modify installed apps without affecting their signature. This would allow an attacker to gain access to the affected device (indirectly). First found by researchers...

/ December 26, 2017

Android’s regular security update for December 2017 included a fix for a serious vulnerability that could allow attackers to modify installed apps without affecting their signature. This would allow an attacker to gain access to the affected device (indirectly). First found by researchers...

/ December 26, 2017

by Lenart Bermejo and Hsiao-Yu Shih We found a new cryptocurrency-mining bot spreading through Facebook Messenger, which we first observed in South Korea. We named this Digmine based on the moniker (비트코인 채굴기 bot) it was referred to in a...

/ December 21, 2017