A week in security (May 01 – May 07)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 1st of May to the 7th. We touched on topics like Mac malware, OWASP, and password management.

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Google Docs app spam goes phishing

There’s a very clever phishing scam going around at the moment involving Google Docs App. Originally thought to be targeting journalists given the sheer number of them mentioning it on their Twitter feeds, it’s also been slinging its way across unrelated mailboxes – from orgs to schools/campuses.

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Mobile Menace Monday: Facebook Lite infected with Spy FakePlay

A lite version of the popular mobile app Facebook has been infected with Android/Trojan.Spy.FakePlay.

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A week in security (Feb 20th – Feb 27th)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 20th of February to the 27th of February. This week, we look back at tech support scams, tax tips, updating your social media privacy settings, and more.

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Rogue Chrome extension pushes tech support scam

Google Chrome may be one of the more secure browsers but an increasing number of malicious extensions are being forced onto users. The one we analyze can hide itself and receive commands from a remote server in order to hijack the browser with incessant offers, fraud and even tech support scams.

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