Smartphones Vulnerable to Taps by NSA

September 18, 2013  Malware News


Speculation is on the rise about the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) tapping into smartphones and retrieving sensitive data. German news magazine Spiegel is reporting a top-secret NSA document shows user information, such as SMS traffic, location data, notes, and contact list information, is accessible by the NSA. Reportedly, vulnerable mobile devices include Apple® iPhone®, Google® Android™, and BlackBerry® devices.



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New Trojan Targets Vulnerable Microsoft Office® Users

April 10, 2015  Malware News

Opening email attachments just got a bit more risky, especially for Microsoft Office® users working in the energy sector. Security software company Symantec® reports a new malware program named Trojan.Laziok arrives in emails and exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Office® that actually should have been patched by users back in April 2012.

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