Blog Archives

Google’s July Android Patch Fixes 108 Bugs

Google has released its batch of patches for Android.  Trickledown to carriers will follow.

Fed Judges Says Sharing Passwords is Hacking

May cause problems for families sharing stuff like Netflix.

HummingBad Malware Infects 10m Android Devices

Mostly Chinese devices.  It displays ads.  To be safe you should only install major software from the Play store and have a decent AV installed.

The Dangers of Wget

Wget can be fooled into overwriting files which could lead to unintentional code execution via .bashrc and others.

Avast To Buy AVG

Forming one giant AV company.

Eleanor, The New Tor-Enabled Mac Malware

Claims to be a document converter but installs a PHP webshell and Tor to provide “hidden” access to the infected Mac.

Samsung Releases July Android Update for Devices

If you own a Samsung, make sure to update your device.

New Ransomware, Zepto

Seems to be a descendant of Locky.

Foxit Reader Patches

If you use Foxit, you need to patch it.

Android Ransomware on the Rise

If you use Android, make sure to only install products from the Play store and only after you’ve fully researched them by visiting external websites etc.  Also make sure to use some form of major antivirus on your device.