Malware taking advantage of Android OS exploits, again: Gooligan

Gooligan is a mobile malware targeting Android OS devices, many of which are susceptible to long known exploits, such as VROOT (CVE-2013-6282) and Towelroot (CVE-2014-3153).

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Mobile Menace Monday: Adups, old and new

Recently, Kryptowire discovered a malicious app found on China-made mobile devices running the Android OS. This is a baked-in system app used to update the device’s firmware but is found to also steal personal information, among other things.

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Video found freezing Apple devices

A video has been found to freeze (a.k.a. cause a denial of service attack) on various models of Apple mobile devices according to YouTuber, EverythingApplePro, and reported by Bleeping Computer.

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Configuring the Windows firewall

While the built-in Windows firewall may offer adequate protection, this is only true if you check the settings on a regular basis, and certainly immediately after removing an infection.

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TeleCrypt – the ransomware abusing Telegram API – defeated!

A new ransomware, TeleCrypt appeared recently carrying some new ideas. Telecrypt abuses the API of a popular messenger, Telegram.

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