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We tested the security of top IP camera apps, and here’s what we found

Of the 10 apps that we put to the test, the apps that accompany the Blink and Wyze smart cameras proved to provide the best account security measures

23 September 2020 min read

Fake Malwarebytes installation files distributing coinminer

perex__ Monero miner based on XMRig infects PCs via illegitimate software downloads

Monero miner based on XMRig infects PCs via illegitimate software downloads

24 August 2020 min read

Fake Covid-19 tracking applications spotted

perex__ Avast researchers encountered banker variants that misuse Android accessibility services and steal sensitive data

Avast researchers encountered banker variants that misuse Android accessibility services and steal sensitive data

4 August 2020 min read

Yes, Emotet remains an active malware threat

perex__ Emotet has cropped up again, and this time, there's more to the story

Emotet has cropped up again, and this time, there's more to the story

29 July 2020 min read

Banking Trojan Cerberus Made it onto the Google Play Store

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

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__ {value=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

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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

Spearphishing scams disguise malicious files as Covid-19 data

perex__ Growing interest in Covid-19 information leads unsuspecting victims into a trap

Growing interest in Covid-19 information leads unsuspecting victims into a trap

4 June 2020 min read

Financial scams with a Covid-19 twist

perex__ Scammers are using new tactics to take advantage of those trying to make the best out of a tough situation

Scammers are using new tactics to take advantage of those trying to make the best out of a tough situation

19 May 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

How Android Covid-19 scams work

perex__ Although these apps often appear to be innocent, malicious Covid-related Android apps are a risk for users

Although these apps often appear to be innocent, malicious Covid-related Android apps are a risk for users

6 May 2020 min read

News sites faked to promote phony Covid-19 survival book

perex__ Scam websites tricked over 10,000 people to visit a fake shop selling a book which can actually be downloaded for free

Scam websites tricked over 10,000 people to visit a fake shop selling a book which can actually be downloaded for free

4 May 2020 min read