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The First Mobile Botnet that Spreads Spam Has Appeared

July 25, 2012  Security Suite


According to security specialists, the first botnet that interconnects infected Android™ based smartphones was created and it uses these phones for spreading spam. The largest number of them is being localized in developing countries. Most of the IP addresses are directing to Chile, Indonesia, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Russia. For sending the spam the botnet uses a Yahoo mobile application which is either infected or is abused by the controlling application. Experts agree that the largest problem is on the user's side, that people don’t follow the security basics.

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Stagefright - probably the most dangerous threat to smartphones right now

August 25, 2015  Security Suite

Can you imagine a single received MMS could allow hackers to access all your data on your phone? Meet Stagegright, the exploit that is a threat for 950 million smartphones with Android. Vulnerability like this is very dangerous because it does not require any action by the victim - all the hacker needs to compromise your smarthphone is your phone number.

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