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Malware In Mac Is Becoming Troublesome: Increased 62% QoQ In Q1 2019

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) the most sought tech behemoth in consumer base is traditionally popular for its well-built electronics devices and more secure operating system environment. But the glossy company is losing its sheen and mojo with the rising cybersecurity challenges. Thus exposing an exceedingly tough atmosphere for both the company, as well as, Apple's end-customers!The menace of malware has increased its spread...

Indian SMEs Are Most Likely to Fall Into the Trap of Ransomware: Study

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It has been quite a while since cyber-attacks have been duping businesses and organizations. And often, companies are dubious about their response and how to take them down. A new entrant, known as Ransomware, has to be watched out for. A US-based network and cybersecurity leader Sophos has released a report titled "The State Of endpoint Security Today" which...

Google Says Trojan Comprises Over 50% of Harmful App Installs on Android [REPORT]

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Security on Google's hugely popular Android operating system has been a bit of an anathema for a long time. The perception has been that Android is particularly susceptible to virus, malware and other harmful software. This has been the sticking point for many users in the ongoing battle for smartphone OS supremacy between Android and iOS. However, if we...

Ransomware Malware Attacks Are Rising On Android And PC At An Alarming Rate [REPORT]

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The numbers of personal computer and mobile users who have been bombarded with ransomware malware have skyrocketed in the recent time according to the latest report by Kaspersky. The figures are alarming and the report reveals the increasing penetration of this malicious malware inside the smartphones.What the hell is Ransomware? It’s a malware that sedates the device, locks it,...

Google Rewards $550,000 For Pointing Android Vulnerabilities

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Google’s ‘bounty hunter’ program known as Android Reward program has rewarded 82 researchers who have successfully pointed out the Android Vulnerabilities. The company has rewarded them with a whopping $550,000 at an average of $6,700 per researcher. ‘More than a third’ of the 250 ‘qualifying’ reports that Google received were related to Media Server and in turn, Google has...

Mobile Security – Is Your Device Protected?

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Is your mobile device protected against major security threats? It’s a simple question. If you aren’t sure about the answer, the REAL answer is likely “No”. Quite recently, if you are one of those esteemed regular readers of Dazeinfo, you might have read about 500 million Android devices that are impacted by the latest ‘invisible’ malware. As the mobile...

Android Users Must Be Worried About The Latest Malware: 500 Million Devices Impacted !

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As Android scales a new peak of success, after grabbing more of the Smartphone OS market share than ever before, one of its old foe has reared its ugly head again, this time in the guise of Accessibility Clickjacking. Malware and viruses have always been something that Android has had to contest with through the ages. In fact, if one could...

24% of Popular Android Apps Talk to Harmful Websites Behind Your Back

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More than 1.6 million Android apps are available on a Google Play Store to download for 1.4 billion active Android device users. Apps belonging to Social Media, eCommerce, and Entertainment industry ruling the roost, while each Android device user installs, on an average, 27 apps. App users are more focused and concerned about the features and functionality of installed...

Masque Attack: Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone iPad Users Under Threat Of A New Sinister Bug

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The troubles don’t seem to end for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS 8. The OS version had a flurry of bugs, which forced Apple to come out with an updated iOS 8.0.1. within a week of its release. After the first week of the launch iOS 8 managed to achieve the adoption rate of only 36% as compared to 58%...

Mobile Malwares Grew By 167% In 2013: Total Malwares Cross the 200 Million Mark !

The increasing infiltration of smartphones in our lives spells good news for cyber criminals. Just a few days back, we talked about the Trojan, Android.Trojan.Uupay.D, which runs in the background and sends sensitive information to an untraceable, anonymous server in China. But the sad part is, this is not the only malware infecting smartphones. According to McAfee Labs Threat...

Google Inc. (GOOG) Android Smartphone Shipped With Dangerous Malware In Firmware !

In Q1 2014, Android users were surprised to learn about 2 million malicious apps available on Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Play Store. It's been sometime now the information broke out and most of us expected that Google will up-the-ante to fight growing influence of such apps. But what if the Google Play Store is a malware in disguise? That’s right! G Data,...

Your Company Email Could Be Under Attack : Have You Checked Yet?

Organizations depend on their email systems being completely efficient and fully protected. Unfortunately threats to email systems are becoming more subtle and sophisticated every day. This means that all businesses need to protect themselves even more robustly to avert threats such as SQL injections, which accounted for almost 27% of web attacks in 2013, according to Trustwave.Email attacks are...

Can Google Inc. (GOOG) Ever Succeed In Making Android The Next Business Mobile Platform?

Earlier in October this year, SAP and Samsung announced their collaboration in promoting Android  - a flagship Smartphone OS from Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) - for small and medium-sized businesses. The companies are going to work together to develop solutions in the field of mobile security and management. Samsung is launching the KNOX project for these purposes, using which it...

The Rise Of Android: How The Most Criticised Mobile OS Rose To The Top!

The rise of Android - a Smartphone operating system developed by Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) - is doing well, to say the least. Based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for mobile computers such as tablets and smartphones, Android was initially released in the year 2008. It has steadily taken over the market ever since and is being used...

Is Google Inc (GOOG) Android Safe? Not Yet: 99.9% Of New Mobile Threats Target Android [REPORT]

Kaspersky Lab’s report on the evaluation of threats targeting smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices that was published in February 2013 showed that in 2012 Android became the number one target among virus writers, and that the number of threats grew steadily over the course of the year. Did the number of mobile threats shrink in 2013? Not quite!January,...

Google Inc. (GOOG) Play Store Malware Count Shows No Decline: Android Popular Among Scammers [REPORT]

The number of fraudulent apps on Play Store from Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) seems to be on a steady rise. Scammers developing Japanese fraud-apps have published close to 1000 apps during August and have been able to trick users into downloading these apps at least 8,500 times. Malware threat has been a serious problem for Android and if not addresses quickly can...

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