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More Google Play apps infected with Brain Test malware
Google has promptly removed 13 compromised apps from the Google Play Store after mobile cybersecurity firm Lookout found the developers behind the Brain Test strain of malware had returned.
According to Lookout, apps riddled with variants of the Brain Test malware attempt to gain root privilege, and persist factory resets and other efforts to remove it, which Lookout said is especially the case on rooted devices. Read more...
Hackers Install Free SSL Certs from Let's Encrypt On Malicious Web Sites!
The Let's Encrypt free HTTPS certificates would not just help legitimate website operators to encrypt its users' traffic, but also help criminals to bother innocent users with malware through secure sites.
Let's Encrypt free SSL certs are not only used by website owners to secure its users connection but also abused by cyber criminals to spread malware onto computers. Read more...