The largest Google account breach is affecting as many as 13,000 Android users every day. The main objective of the malware is to increase ad revenue for its developers but there are greater implications such as data theft and third-party access to devices.
Google releases a new chrome extension called “Password Alert” to combat phishing.
A Google study has found several sneaky and deceptive ad injectors forcing their way through browsers. Google acknowledged that such behavior is definitely unwanted and took firm steps by disabling a multitude of such Chrome extensions.
Google discovered that several domains have been issuing unauthorized SSL certificates, which were misused to insert a man-in-the middle proxy. Chrome and Firefox users are safe.
Hackers placed ransomware ads on the Huffington Post website demanding for USD$300.
On December 29, Google published the Microsoft Windows 8.1 vulnerability after giving the company 90 days to fix.
The app Android/Badaccents claims to download the movie The Interview, but instead torments Android users who download the app with a banking trojan that has already infected more than 20,000 users.
Microsoft, BlackBerry, Android and (jailbroken) Apple phones infected with Inception/Cloud Atlas malware that steals sensitive user information.
Internet has come of age, and with it malicious software and related infections. Viruses, Trojans and advertising software and popups have been there and the numbers have increased with time. With the advent of new century, especially in last 5 years, there has been an introduction to newer types of malicious software, namely spywares and […]
Earlier this week, Google faced audit from the Data Protection Authority, Hamburg, Germany regarding their Google Maps application Street View. Reportedly, Google have been “mistakenly” collecting samples of payload data from unsecured Wireless networks. More detailed information in the company blog here . Google have been already encrypting Gmail for all users, and if the […]