New Android Malware Blocks Outgoing Calls To Banks To Keep You From Reporting Or Canceling Suspicious Activity

Online security experts have discovered a new Android malware that blocks outgoing calls to banks to keep customers from complaining about suspicious activity. Symantec, an American technology company, found the Android.Fakebank.B malware app in October 2013. The app replaces banking apps on a user’s device with fraudulent versions, which helps…

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Hackers capitalise on Brexit sending out spam emails that infect victims’ computers with malware

In the aftermath of Brexit, cybercriminals have launched spam email campaigns capitalising on the prevalent fears and insecurities of UK citizens. Security researchers have spotted malware-laced emails, promising to protect users against the financial and security fallout predicted post Brexit. Cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows cautioned that emails citing currency fluctuations,…

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