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Banking Trojan Cerberus Made it onto the Google Play Store

Posing as a currency converter app, it targets users in Spain and was downloaded more than 10,000 times

7 July 2020 min read

HiddenAds campaign on Play Store with 15M+ downloads discovered by Avast

perex__ Avast researchers discover 47 apps on Play Store with intrusive ads and stealth features.

Avast researchers discover 47 apps on Play Store with intrusive ads and stealth features.

23 June 2020 min read

Scammers are optimizing SEO results to lure victims

perex__ Don’t be duped by top ranked results that seem too good to be true

Don’t be duped by top ranked results that seem too good to be true

9 June 2020 min read

APT Attack Targets Central Asian Companies | Avast

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Avast and ESET worked together to analyze an APT group’s series of cyberattacks on Central Asian companies and government institutions.

14 May 2020 min read

CNN, People Magazine and CNBC News sites faked to promote phony pandemic survival book

perex__ {value=Scam websites have tricked over 10,000 people in the U.S. to visit a fake shop selling a book for $37 which can actually be downloaded for free}

Scam websites have tricked over 10,000 people in the U.S. to visit a fake shop selling a book for $37 which can actually be downloaded for free

23 April 2020 min read

Malvertising Campaign Taking Advantage of COVID-19 Targeting Internet Explorer Users to Steal their Information

perex__ {value=Fallout Exploit Kit used to distribute Kpot v2.0 to people using outdated versions of Internet Explorer}

Fallout Exploit Kit used to distribute Kpot v2.0 to people using outdated versions of Internet Explorer

16 April 2020 min read

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Hospitals need to protect themselves from digital viruses now more than ever

perex__ Follow these tips on how hospitals can make themselves more resilient to ransomware attacks, and what to do if it happens

Follow these tips on how hospitals can make themselves more resilient to ransomware attacks, and what to do if it happens

20 March 2020 min read

Apklab.io releases COVID-19 Threat Intelligence telemetry for the public

perex__ Wondering if that coronavirus app is legitimate? Submit it to apklab.io and find out.

Wondering if that coronavirus app is legitimate? Submit it to apklab.io and find out.

18 March 2020 min read

Iranian Coronavirus app collecting sensitive information

perex__ Apklab.io helps to uncover Iranian Coronavirus app collecting sensitive information

Apklab.io helps to uncover Iranian Coronavirus app collecting sensitive information

11 March 2020 min read

Avast Threat Labs team uncovers router attacks that sent Brazilian users to phishing pages

perex__ Malicious landing pages infected routers, sending users to phishing pages posing as banking sites and Netflix

Malicious landing pages infected routers, sending users to phishing pages posing as banking sites and Netflix

6 December 2019 min read

Avast foresees sophisticated email malware and new AI privacy protections for 2020

perex__ In its annual Threat Landscape Report, Avast experts also predict more mobile subscription scams and new attempts to steal IoT data

In its annual Threat Landscape Report, Avast experts also predict more mobile subscription scams and new attempts to steal IoT data

4 December 2019 min read

Pulling back the curtain on a banking botnet

perex__ Security mistakes exposed a criminal syndicate that accessed millions of Euros in the bank accounts of an estimated 800,000 victims

Security mistakes exposed a criminal syndicate that accessed millions of Euros in the bank accounts of an estimated 800,000 victims

2 October 2019 min read