Hackers Used Malicious MDM Solution to Spy On ‘Highly Targeted’ iPhone Users

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Security researchers have uncovered a “highly targeted” mobile malware campaign that has been operating since August 2015 and found spying on 13 selected iPhones in India. The attackers, who are also believed to be operating from India, were found abusing mobile device management (MDM) protocol—a type of security software used by large enterprises to control… Read more »

4G is vulnerable to the same types of attacks as 3G – researchers say

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The 4G wireless telecommunications protocol is vulnerable to the same types of remote exploitation as its 3G predecessor, new research emphasizes. As with the flaw-ridden protocol underlying 3G, the 4G protocol is susceptible to attacks that disclose mobile users’ information or impose a denial of service, according to a report from mobile-security company Positive Technologies…. Read more »

Trezor users targeted by phishing attacks – experts blame DNS Poisoning or BGP Hijacking

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The maintainers of the Trezor multi-cryptocurrency wallet service reported a phishing attack against some of its users that occurred during the weekend. The attack appears more complex respect a simple phishing campaign, hackers may have powered a DNS poisoning attack or a BGP hijacking to redirect users to a rogue phishing site that mimic the… Read more »

Signature Validation Bug Let Malware Bypass Several Mac Security Products

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A years-old vulnerability has been discovered in the way several security products for Mac implement Apple’s code-signing API that could make it easier for malicious programs to bypass the security check, potentially leaving millions of Apple users vulnerable to hackers. Josh Pitts, a researcher from security firm Okta, discovered that several third-party security products for Mac—including Little… Read more »

Avalanche – Global Network of Botnets Dismantled

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An internationally active criminal network has infected hundreds of thousands of private and commercial computer systems with different malware. This network known as “Avalanche” is currently one of the largest known botnet infrastructures in the world. A total of 20 different botnets could be identified that used this infrastructure to distribute millions and millions of… Read more »