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Malware Spreading Through Popular WhatsApp Mod Uncovered

A malicious version of a popular WhatsApp messenger mod (unofficial modification of the app) called FMWhatsapp has been discovered by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. This mod spreads the Triada mobile Trojan, which downloads other Trojans and can launch ads, issue subscriptions,...

10 vicious viruses that will ruin your company

With Enterprise Mobility becoming a major trend, there are security precautions that need to be taken. One of the biggest precautions would be to protect your business against vicious viruses that could not only cripple your business, but potentially...

Obad.a Trojan adopts new technique to spread

Over the last three months Kaspersky analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a Trojan, a malicious app for Android, is distributed. It transpires that the criminals behind the Trojan have adopted a new technique to spread their malware. For the first...

Nearly every malicious programme is after personal data

The results of spam monitoring in July point to a lack of variety among malware targets — nearly every malicious programme was after personal user data. Most cases involved malicious programmes from banking Trojan families that use personal data...

780 new malicious software detected daily

Two thousand Trojan bankers are detected on unique users’ computers every day. That's according to Kaspersky Security Network data over the last three months. Kaspersky add 780 signatures daily for new malicious programs targetting private financial information. That is...

Spammers feel the love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day – a day to tell the people you love exactly how much you love them. However, it is also a day that virus writers love, too. For the past few years, Kaspersky Lab has witnessed a disturbing...

SMS Trojan attacks smartphones running Android

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that the first malicious program classified as a Trojan-SMS has been detected for smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system. Named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a, it has already infected a number...

Cisco Cybercrime showcase

Cisco’s latest Annual Security Report for 2009 focuses on the impact of social media on network security. It also looks at the latest trends in cloud computing, spam prevention and reveals this year's cybercrime “winners". Philippe Roggeband, Business Development Manager...

Panda warns of malware in YouTube comments

According to security software provider Panda Security, as many as 4900 videos on YouTube have associated comments that contain links to a webpage designed to download malware. In yet another example of how cyber crime is being perpetrated through...

Symantec issues virus threat alert

As of 01 April 2009, systems infected with the latest version of the Downadup threat (W32.Downadup.C) will begin to use a new algorithm to determine what domains to contact. Symantec Security Response experts have not detected any additional...
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Digital Identity Verification For Businesses

Digital verification plays an important role in improving security and customer experience in businesses. It involves the use of...
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