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Andromeda under the microscope

Andromeda is one of the longest running and most prevalent malware families to have existed.

6 April 2016 min read

WordPress and Joomla websites get hacked with fake jQuery

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Hackers use the popular jQuery JavaScript library to inject malicious code into websites powered by WordPress and Joomla.

30 March 2016 min read

Locky’s JavaScript downloader

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Locky is a considerable security threat that is now widely spread.

18 March 2016 min read

A closer look at the Locky ransomware

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A deep and technical look into the latest ransomware called Locky.

10 March 2016 min read

In search of the perfect instruction

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In search of the perfect instruction

16 February 2016 min read

DroidJack isn’t the only spying software out there: Avast discovers OmniRat

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OmniRat is currently being used and spread by criminals to gain full remote control of devices.

4 November 2015 min read

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Avast at Virus Bulletin Conference 2015

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Avast at Virus Bulletin Conference 2015

2 October 2015 min read

Tiny Banker hidden in modified WinObj tool from Sysinternals

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The Tiny Banker Trojan is spread by email attachments.

2 September 2015 min read

Dark times for Android: Examining Certifi-gate and the newest Stagefright updates

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Dark times for Android: Examining Certifi-gate and the newest Stagefright updates

19 August 2015 min read

Windows Phone Store scam: malicious mobile apps aren’t unique to Google Play

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Windows Phone Store scam: malicious mobile apps aren’t unique to Google Play

4 August 2015 min read

Mr. Robot Review: br4ve-trave1er.asf

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Mr. Robot Review: br4ve-trave1er.asf

31 July 2015 min read

Big Brother(s) Could be Watching You Thanks to Stagefright

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Stagefright is the worst Android malware ever discovered. Learn how to protect yourself from being attacked.

29 July 2015 min read