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The dangerous Android banking trojan that we first informed about in the beginning of this year has found its way to Google Play again, now stealthier than ever. Dubbed BankBot, the banking trojan has been evolving throughout the year, resurfacing in different versions both on and outside Google Play. The variant we discovered on Google […]

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Microsoft has once again released a batch of essential security updates for users of its software. One of the flaws (CVE-2017-8759) addressed by Microsoft’s patches is a previously unknown vulnerability in the .Net framework. The zero-day vulnerability was being actively exploited in attacks which targeted Russian-speaking users with poisoned Word documents that served up a […]

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This season’s featured cybersecurity nightmare may be ransomware, but breaches of all kinds are going up in both numbers and cost. In response, security vendors are offering sophisticated — and costly — solutions to defend against evermore sophisticated attackers. However, the most effective protective measures have nothing to do with specific software and everything to […]

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Advertising on the web has taken many forms over the years, with one recent type of ad proving extremely profitable for ad networks and publishers, as well as fraudsters: app install advertising. App install advertising offers developers and publishers an efficient, albeit costly, way to promote their software, paying for actual installs rather than impressions […]

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