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postheadericon Sunny with a chance of stolen credentials: Malicious weather app found on Google Play

ESET has spotted a new banking malware on Google Play. Disguised as a weather forecast app, it steals banking credentials and locks screens.

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postheadericon MailChimp accounts hacked to spam out malicious emails

Hackers broke into the MailChimp accounts of some businesses, and send out malicious invoice emails to subscribers… but that doesn’t mean that MailChimp suffered a serious security breach.

Once again, two-factor authentication could have saved users’ bacon.

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postheadericon 8 years of Android: malware, malicious apps, and how to stay safe

At eight years old, Android is hugely popular. Both with users and attackers.

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postheadericon Malicious scripts gaining prevalence in Brazil

Malicious scripts are gaining prevalence in Brazil, reports ESET’s Matías Porolli.

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postheadericon Calls from the UK to make ‘malicious data breaches’ a criminal offence

The UK government should make ‘malicious data breaches’ a criminal offence, according to a new report from the Science and Technology Committee.

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postheadericon CPL Malware in Brazil: somewhere between banking trojans and malicious emails

Not only is Brazil one of the most populated countries in the world, but it is also one of the countries with the highest percentage of Internet users using online banking. The latest research from ESET is now available: CPL Malware in Brazil.

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postheadericon Android scam: Firms fined over $500,000 for malicious apps’ hidden subscriptions

Three UK firms have been fined over $ 500,000 for a scam that involved Android apps signing up to a subscription service, and suppressing notifications informing the victim they were being charged, according to The Guardian.

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