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Mysterious Silver Sparrow Malware Found Nesting on 30K Macs

A second malware that targets Macs with Apple's in-house M1 chip is infecting machines worldwide — but it's unclear why.

Pre-Valentine’s Day Malware Attack Mimics Flower, Lingerie Stores

Emails pretending to confirm hefty orders from lingerie shop Ajour Lingerie and flower store Rose World are actually spreading the BazaLoader malware.

Previously legitimate Barcode Scanner app sends malware update to millions

Google has removed a popular Android barcode scanner app with over 10 million installs from the Play Store after researchers found that it turned malicious following a December 2020 update.

This how you manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus with Command Prompt

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to use Command Prompt to manage various aspects of Microsoft Defender Antivirus, including installing updates, performing malware scans, and managing quarantined items.

Beware — A New Wormable Android Malware Spreading Through WhatsApp

A New Wormable Android Malware App is Spreading Automatically Through WhatsApp

28 Chrome And Edge Third-Party Extensions Found Infected With Malware

Researchers found numerous third-party extensions on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge infected with malware. The malware hijacked traffic supposedly for monetary gains. In all, these extensions affected around three million users globally.

WinZip Trial Popup Had A Vulnerability That Allowed Malware Attacks

Heads up, WinZip users. Make sure to update to the latest WinZip version as it includes the patch for a serious security flaw. Exploiting this vulnerability affecting the WinZip Trial popup could allow an adversary to target the users with malware.

Subway customers receive 'malware' emails

Subway customers in the UK are receiving scam emails as part of a phishing attack. Users took to social media to complain about the emails, which claim to be an order confirmation from the fast-food chain and contain links to malware.

Novel Online Shopping Malware Hides in Social-Media Buttons

A payment card-skimming malware that hides inside social-media buttons is making the rounds, compromising online stores as the holiday shopping season gets underway.

A host of anti-virus engines are flagging recent Dell printer drivers as unsafe

Printer driver files from Dell are being flagged as unsafe by anti-virus engines like Avast, McAfee, Fortinet, and more. Logs on Virus Total suggest that they are flagged as malware and trojans.

Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps

New Android Banking Trojan Ghimob Steals Credentials and Money From 112 Financial Apps

Scammers Abuse Google Drive to Send Malicious Links

Cybercriminals are sending malicious links to hundreds of thousands of users via Google Drive notifications. Because they are sent via Google Drive, the notifications come from Google’s no-reply email address, making them appear more legitimate.

Malicious Apps Repeatedly Bypassed Apple App Notarization

Multiple apps containing malware repeatedly bypassed Apple's app notarization security scan in a recent wave. Apple revoked Developer ID. Bryan watch out!

Windows GravityRAT Malware Now Also Targets macOS and Android Devices

A Windows-based remote access Trojan believed to be designed by Pakistani hacker groups to infiltrate computers and steal users' data has resurfaced after a two-year span with retooled capabilities to target Android and macOS devices.

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts

Pharma giant Pfizer has leaked the private medical data of prescription-drug users in the U.S. for months or even years, thanks to an unprotected Google Cloud storage bucket. The exposed data includes phone-call transcripts and personally-identifiable information (PII), according to vpnMentor’s cybersecurity research team. The victims include people using pharmaceuticals like Lyrica, smoking-cessation aid Chantix, Viagra, menopause drug Premarin, and cancer treatments such as Aromasin, Depo-Medrol and Ibrance.

Watch out for Emotet malware's new 'Windows Update' attachment

The Emotet botnet has begun to use a new malicious attachment that pretends to be a message from Windows Update telling you to upgrade Microsoft Word.

Cybercriminals Steal Nearly 1TB of Data from Miami-Based International Tech Firm

Databases of sensitive, financial and personally identifiable info and documents from Intcomex were leaked on Russian-language hacker forum after a ransomware attack.

Sophisticated Android Ransomware Executes with the Home Button

A fresh variant of a sophisticated Android ransomware known as MalLocker locks up mobile devices – surfacing its ransom note when a user hits the Home button.

Logistics giant CMA CGM goes offline to block malware attack

CMA CGM S.A., a French maritime transport and logistics giant, today disclosed a malware attack affecting some servers on the edge of its network.

Android Malware Bypasses 2FA And Targets Telegram, Gmail Passwords

A new Android malware strain has been uncovered, part of the Rampant Kitten threat group's widespread surveillance campaign that targets Telegram credentials and more.

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