[Malware “Agent Smith”] infected 25M Android devices (13/7)

It’s believed the malware originated from a Chinese internet company that helps Chinese Android developers publish and promote their apps in foreign markets. The malware was disguised as Google-related updaters and “vending modules,” which hid its own app icons and automatically replaced already-installed legitimate apps with its own version without the user knowing. This lead […]

[Malware: FinSpy] Spyware dealers spotted in Myanmar (11/7)

A powerful German spyware company had its hacking tools spotted in Myanmar.The news: One of the oldest private hacking companies around found itself in the spotlight again this week. Gamma Group, a German company that sells spyware to the highest bidder, was discovered within the last year to be spying on dozens of mobile devices […]

[Malware] New MacOS Malware Discovered (4/7)

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-macos-malware-discovered-/d/d-id/1335135?_mc=rss_x_drr_edt_aud_dr_x_x-rss-simple A wave of malware targeting MacOS over the past month has raised the profile of the operating system once advertised as much safer than Windows. The newest attack code for the Mac includes three pieces of malware found in June — a zero-day exploit, a package that includes sophisticated anti-detection and obfuscation routines, and a family […]