The malware apps included a fire truck simulator, luxury car driving simulator and more.
Although less common than ransomware, cryptomining malware has quickly emerged as a major threat.
ATM overhaul: Following RBI diktat, banks must do their bit now to protect customers' data and check fraud
The RBI, in June, 2018, directed banks and white-label ATM operators (WLAOs) to implement anti-skimming and white listing solutions by March 2019.
The US government has identified more than 85 compromised networks. The addresses are being distributed along with suggested remediation actions.
Thousands of affordable Android smartphones across countries including India come preloaded with malware: Report
Avast claimed that most of the devices which have been found to be carrying adware are not certified by Google and carry an adware that called "Cosiloon".
After the three methods of obtaining cryptocurrency, there is unofficially now a fourth way to do it and it's called 'cryptojacking'.
What was troubling was that according to the tweet, the cryptocurrency mining was going on without the permission of the users who were visiting the website.
CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS
The SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them
WannaMine initially uses a tool called Mimikatz to steal credentials, failing which it attempts to uses EternalBlue to break in and start mining.
Over 25% of the 1.2 mn mobile users affected by malware in 2017, were lured through pornographic content
During the course of the research, Kaspersky Lab specialists identified 23 families of malware that use adult content to hide their real functionality
Sizable portion of smartphone users affected by mobile malware were lured through adult content: Report
During the course of the research, Kaspersky Lab specialists identified 23 families of malware that use adult content to hide their real functionality.
The report revealed that most common perpetrators of fraud incidents in India over the past 12 months were joint venture partners with 45 percent respondents naming them as the primary perpetrators
ICICI Bank reassures customers that mobile app malware does not pose 'significant' threat to its applications
Quick Heal, a cybersecurity firm, had warned lenders of the presence of a malware in ICICI bank mobile banking apps running on Android OS.
Dubbed “AdultSwine”, the malware hides inside game apps that Google Play data says have been downloaded 3 to 7 million times.
However, there is no need to panic straightaway as, reportedly, the malware is not widespread and most Uber users are currently unaffected.
Hacker groups backed by nation-states are termed as APTs. The changing geopolitical situation in the Asia-Pacific region will give way to such threats.
According to the report, nine new families of ransomware emerged on Windows in the third quarter.
BBC announces 'Own It', a website to help 9 to 12-year old kids learn about online privacy, avoiding malware and more
BBC in July pledged a 34 million pound investment in producing children's content and the 'Own It' website is believed to be a part of the pledge.
Last year, UK consumers spent over £1.2 billion on Black Friday shopping alone; over the whole week period, it is thought to be more than £6 billion.
US says North Korean malware Volgmer and Fallchill lurking in computer networks; suspect hacker group Hidden Cobra
US claims that malware Volgmer and Fallchill developed in North Korea is still lurking in many computer networks, giving hackers backdoor access to government, financial, automotive and media organisations