Security & Privacy

Android Malware BlackRock Now steals Password from Non Banking Apps

Cybersecurity researchers uncovered new strain of banking malware called “BlackRock” that only targets banking apps but also non banking apps such as social media, dating and crypyocurrency apps. In total 337 apps are in target list. Blackrock which was first discovered in may 2020, derived source code from leaked version of Xerxes banking malware which …

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How xHelper Android Malware Re-Installs Even After Factory Reset

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In the middle of 2019, xHelper malware affected over 45,000 devices. It reinstalls even after factory reset and now researchers found how its reinstall after factory reset. How does xHelper work? First, The malware apperars as popular cleaning app and speed up your phone. But it disappears after installation from app drawer. You can see …

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Iphone’s iOS vulnerability blocks VPNs from encrypting all traffic

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An Apple iOS is always considerable as Fast and Secure than Android. But in recent times ios loses its name for secureness after facetime bug. Another bug in ios is discovered but this time in vpn. This iOS VPN Vulnerability is discovered by Luis, a security consultant and member of the Porton community. How the …

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Zoom Video Conferencing IOS App Shares Data with Facebook: Report

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With the entire world reeling from the rapid spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, a lot of people (students, teachers, groups of friends) have turned to video conferencing options like Zoom to stay in touch, or to continue their education while maintaining social distance. In fact, Zoom has exploded in popularity since the Coronavirus pandemic started spreading through the …

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What is Sandbox in Computer Security?

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Sandbox The term Sandbox in computer security is the mechanism which isolates application from critical system resources,other application and have limited permissions. A sandbox is used to test untrusted code or untrusted programes from third party developers.It also provides extra layer of security to System from malware and harmful applictaion. Importance of Sandbox As malware …

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