Bad Android Apps Removed From Play Store—Uninstall These Now

Updated: Google has confirmed that another set of Play Store apps have now been removed after they were found to be infecting devices with malware. Any users with those apps installed should ensure they are uninstalled from their devices. The seven apps are designed to open backdoors onto an infected device, pulling separate malware apps from elsewhere, circumventing Play Store …

 

Dont fall for fake virus infection alerts

Two Americans used bogus virus-infection alerts to bilk $10m out of PC owners, it is alleged.

Romana Leyva, 35, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Ariful Haque, 33, of Bellerose, New York, were each charged this week with one count of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Each count carries a maximum of 20 years in the clink.

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Security News – 414,949 D-Link cameras, IoT devices can be hijacked over the net

Shodan has turned up half a million D-Link devices exposed to the internet, and subject to easy hijacking using zero-day vulnerabilities.

d-link_wireless_n_day_night_home_network_cameraThe stack overflow vulnerabilities affect more than 120 D-Link products, from Wi-Fi cameras to routers and modems, and allow remote attackers to completely hijack the administer account of the devices to install backdoors and intercept traffic.

D-Link has …

 

Uninstall QuickTime for Windows Today

RemoveQuickTimeTrendMicro is putting the word out that everyone should follow Apple’s guidance and uninstall QuickTime for Windows as soon as possible.

This is for two reasons.

First, Apple is deprecating QuickTime for Microsoft Windows. They will no longer be issuing security updates for the product on the Windows Platform and recommend users uninstall it. Note that this does not apply …

 

Be careful, it is The Season for Cyber Criminals

With the end of the year, the volume of internet sales increases drastically due to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Cyber criminals also increase their activity on these dates, as they want to go unnoticed in the high number of transactions.

The Season for Cyber Criminals

For that reason, you must be aware of the threats you are exposed to in …