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Criminals Conceal Miners Under the Guise of Legitimate Thematic Apps: Kaspersky

Criminals Conceal Miners Under the Guise of Legitimate Thematic Apps: Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered that more and more cyber criminals are turning their attention to malicious software that is mining cryptocurrencies at the expense of users’ mobile devices. These criminals are getting greedier and now use not only malware, but also risk tools, hiding mining capacities in popular football and VPN applications to profit

Gugi Banking Trojan Outsmarts New Android 6 Security

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a modification of the Gugi banking trojan that can bypass new Android 6 security features designed to block phishing and ransomware attacks.  The modified trojan forces users into giving it the right to overlay genuine apps, send and view SMS, make calls, and more.  It is spread through social engineering

Kaspersky releases free scanner app for Android devices

In order to safeguard users against a number of Android vulnerabilities discovered in recent months, Kaspersky Lab has released a free mobile application for the platform. Kaspersky Fake ID Scanner scans smartphones and tablets for vulnerabilities that put users’ valuable data, privacy and even money at risk. There has been no shortage of such discoveries

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