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McAfee has been monitoring and reporting extensively on one-click-fraud malware for Android in Japan this year. These attacks, primarily on Google Play, have become more active recently. We have found about 400 fraudulent apps in July alone. We consistently report these issues to Google, which promptly revokes the apps, but the scammers never stop uploading […]

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McAfee has reported on increasing fraudulent Android applications on Google Play in Japan this year, including one-click fraud applications and fraudulent adult dating service applications. The attackers are still looking for new victims using various techniques.We have also found a new variant of the one-click fraud application that lures careless users into adult voice-connection services […]

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In April 2013, Symantec was alerted to a series of sophisticated social-engineering attacks targeting a limited set of organizations in Europe. The most distinguishing feature of these attacks is that the victim will receive a phone call from the attacker who impersonates an employee or business associate of the organization. The caller spoke in French […]

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