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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An overview of malvertising on the Mac

Mac users may face less malware attacks than their Windows counterparts, but it doesn’t mean they are safe from online crooks. In this post we review the top malvertising attacks that target the OS X platform and how to stay safe.

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