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Chinese malware ‘Golang’ targeting Windows, Linux machines

New Delhi: Cyber-security researchers have identified a new variant of cryptominer malware from China-based hackers that is targeting both Windows and Linux machines. Called Golang, the new malware variant is aiming at mining Monero, an open-source cryptocurrency created in 2014, according to US-based cyber security firm Barracuda Networks. While the volume is still low, researchers have […]

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Beware of mobile banking malware EventBot, warns CERT-In

New Delhi: An Android mobile banking malware called “EventBot” which steals user data from financial applications is spreading, warns the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). This mobile banking Trojan abuses Android’s in-built accessibility features to steal user data, read user SMS messages and intercept SMS messages, allowing malware to bypass two-factor authentication, the cybersecurity […]

Users hit by mobile malware faced porn-themed attacks

New Delhi, Jan 31 : In 2017, 25.4 per cent of smartphone users who encountered malware were attacked by malicious programmes that used adult content to lure them into installing infected apps on their devices, a report said on Wednesday. According to the findings by Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, over 1.2 million mobile users witnessed a malware […]

New malware spreading fast via Facebook Messenger: Report

San Francisco, Dec 25 (IANS) A new cryptocurrency-mining bot, named “Digmine”, that was first observed in South Korea, is spreading fast through Facebook Messenger across the world, Tokyo-headquartered cybersecurity major Trend Micro has warned. After South Korea, it has since spread in Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, the Philippines, Thailand and Venezuela. It is likely to reach […]