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  1. Androrat - Malware for Android


    The textual commentary is in French, but it's pretty self explanatory.
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    devices , demo , mobile , andriod
  2. Fort Disco botnet hackers bruteforce their way onto 25,000 Windows machines

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    A new bruteforce botnet campaign has infected over 25,000 Windows machines with malware using an unknown infection method, according to Arbor Networks.

    Arbor Networks security researcher Matthew Bing reported detecting the password-guessing campaign, codenamed Fort Disco, confirming it has already infected several popular web tools, including Joomla and WordPress.

    "We've identified six related command-and-control (C&C) sites that ...
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  3. Android malware is reaching critical mass warns Trend Micro

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    Google's Android mobile operating system is so beset by cyber criminals creating malicious apps that the malware is on track to hit the million mark before the end of 2013, Trend Micro has warned.

    The news is in the security firm's second quarter Security Roundup Report, which reveals that the number of malicious Android apps surged by 350,000 in the first half of 2013, hitting a total of 718,000 by June this year.

    Trend Micro said that ...
  4. Feds Are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity

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    Security researchers tonight are poring over a piece of malicious software that takes advantage of a Firefox security vulnerability to identify some users of the privacy-protecting Tor anonymity network.

    The malware showed up Sunday morning on multiple websites hosted by the anonymous hosting company Freedom Hosting. That would normally be considered a blatantly criminal “drive-by” hack attack, but nobody’s calling in the FBI this time. The FBI is the ...
  5. Android hack tool harvests info from PCs

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    Stealing information is a piece of cake if you can manage to get malware on the target's Windows computer, but did you know that it can also be as easy as connecting your Android device to it and running an app?


    An F-Secure security response analysts has discovered the existence of a hack-tool / app called USB Cleaver that can do just that.

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  6. Android Open Kang Project site compromised

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    You may have noticed that google is blocking AOKP's website saying that it has been infected by malware. AOKP has confirmed this and issued the following statement:

    Fans of AOKP,

    Yesterday we got reports of http://aokp.co being infected with malware. We did some investigation and it looks like our site did get compromised by some sort of malware.

    All usernames and passwords were compromised.

    Yes, this sucks, and ...