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In my previous blog “Fake apps and the lure of alternative sources,” I discussed a fraudulent scheme that takes advantage of known, legitimate and free applications. Unlike rogues and ransomware which use threats and force to influence their victims, the social engineering techniques employed by a fake installer are less aggressive yet, interestingly, more deceptive. […]

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There are millions of people using Skype. In fact, early this year, Skype had reached 40 million concurrent users; all were signed onto Skype, all at once. And yes, it is widely available on mobile devices. Last week, a new piece of malware was spotted trying to take advantage of Skype’s popularity, specifically targeting Android […]

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