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New fresh phishing campaign hits Facebook

Cybercriminals are using Facebook’s app platform to display a phishing page under the legitimate Facebook domain and TLS certificate.

Nov 30, 2016 3:01:51 PM min read

Knock-off FIFA apps on Google Play

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Avast Threat Lab found four fake FIFA football apps on the Google Play Store - just in time for the Copa America 2016 soccer tournament.

Nov 30, 2016 3:00:38 PM min read

CyberCapture: Protection against zero-second attacks [infographic]

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CyberCapture isolates unknown files in a safe environment and establishes a 2-way communication channel with you and Avast’s team of expert security analysts.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:36 PM min read

The newest phishing spam: “Security Alert!!!”

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A laughable fake Avast alert email tries to harvest email addresses via a spam message and leads to several malicious domains.

Nov 30, 2016 2:59:25 PM min read

Android Banker Trojan preys on credit card information

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Most of today’s malware authors create malware for one of two reasons: either to make money or to steal valuable data.

Nov 30, 2016 2:56:52 PM min read

The evolution of the Retefe banking Trojan

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The Retefe Trojan is now also targeting Smile banking customers. The Trojan has evolved and includes new malicious components.

Nov 30, 2016 2:51:09 PM min read

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Linux flaw puts 80% of Android devices at risk

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A vulnerability thought to affect about 1.4 billion Android devices has been uncovered.

Nov 30, 2016 2:49:43 PM min read

Tools deliver false promises to YouTubers and Gamers

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Fake tools, that are actually malicious, promise more YouTube subscribers or gaming coins.

Nov 30, 2016 2:37:45 PM min read