andoid

The mobile banking trojan has a few unusual features and bears watching, researchers said. A never-before-seen Android banking trojan, dubbed Cerberus, is being rented out on underground forums by a threat group that likes to engage with the defense community publicly via Twitter. According to a Tuesday posting from ThreatFabric, Cerberus isn’tRead More →

crypto

How exactly does malware find its way on to Android smartphones and tablets? By some margin, it’s by way of Google’s Play Store, which despite repeated efforts to clean it up remains a recurring source of sketchy applications that sit somewhere between suspiciously misleading and downright malicious. But according toRead More →

cryptomining

Researchers at Lookout discovered a new mobile spyware dubbed Monokle that was developed by a Russian defense contractor. Experts at Lookout discovered a new Android mobile spyware in the wild, dubbed Monokle, that was developed by a Russian defense contractor named Special Technology Centre Ltd. (STC). “Lookout has discovered a highly targeted mobile malware threatRead More →

Ransomware

Days after the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution opposing the payment of ransoms by cities following a ransomware attack La Porte County’s government has done the opposite after its files were encrypted. According to WSBT-TV, the municipality has paid a Bitcoin ransom worth approximately $130,000 to cyber attackers who encrypted itsRead More →