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  1. Hackers lie in wait after penetrating US and Europe power grid networks

    Nation-sponsored hackers have penetrated the operational networks multiple US and European energy companies…

  2. Russian hacker gang robbed Russian banks with over one million hacked Android phones

    On Monday, Russian officials announced a successful series of raids against a hacking gang…

  3. Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading rapidly

    An Android malware is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks…

  4. Over 10 million Android phones reportedly infected with Chinese malware

    At least 10 million Android devices have been infected by malware called HummingBad…

  5. Apple’s revolutionary iPhone is nine years old – and still no significant malware outbreaks

    Apple started selling the Apple iPhone nine years ago today…

  6. Android malware hits Aussie bank customers, iOS users unaffected

    New malware that targets Android banking apps of Australia’s big banks has been detected…

  7. More than 90% of Android devices are running out-dated, insecure operating system versions

    More than 90% of Android devices are running out-dated versions of the mobile operating systems, leaving them highly susceptible to vulnerabilities such as Stagefright…

  8. Dangerous new zero-day flaw affects more than two-thirds of all Android devices

    If exploited, an attacker would be able to execute code and extract cached security data, which can include encryption and authentication keys…

  9. Android malware steals one-time passcodes, a crucial defense for online banking

    One-time passcodes, a crucial defense for online banking applications, are being intercepted by a malware program for Android…

  10. Security experts predict rise in cyber threats against Apple iOS and OS X operating systems

    Security firm Symantec expects cyber attacks against Apple products…

  11. New Android malware is so bad, you’d better off buying a new phone

    This class of Android malware is so hard to remove that, in some cases, victims might be better off just buying a new phone…

  12. Certifi-gate: Hundreds of millions of Android devices vulnerable to stealth unrestricted access

    Certifi-gate allows malicious applications to gain unrestricted access to an Android device silently…

  13. Malformed video files can be used to crash half of all Android phones

    An attack that puts more than 50 percent of Android phones into a persistent vegetative state…

  14. Security journalist: Goodbye, Android, hello Apple iPhone!

    Last week, I was hanging out with some hackers and security experts at a conference…

  15. 950 million Android phones can be hijacked by malicious text messages

    Almost all Android mobile devices available today are susceptible to hacks…

  16. Porn clicker keeps infecting Android apps on Google Play

    This porn clicker Trojan, which we detect as Android/Clicker, has once more infiltrated…

  17. New Android malware strains to top 2 million by end of 2015

    By the end of 2015, researchers expect the number of new Android malware strains…

  18. Researcher: Free Android apps connect to thousands of tracking and ad URLs

    “The average free Android app silently connects to more than 100 different web addresses…

  19. Symantec: 1 in 5 Android apps is malware

    Android malware is on the rise…

  20. Apple’s ‘new wave’ anti-malware patent a new riff on Qubes OS memory isolation

    Apple has been awarded a patent for a computer system architecture …

  21. Symantec: Mac Flashback trojan infections declining rapidly, have dropped six-fold in a week

    The Java-exploiting malware OSX.Flashback.K variant has ceased to be a meaningful threat to Mac owners…

  22. Symantec chief accountant leaves to lead Apple’s tax department

    Apple’s hires are traditionally quiet affairs, and one of its most recent…

  23. NortonLive Ultimate Help Desk now offers Mac support

    Norton by Symantec today announced expansion of its NortonLive Ultimate Help Desk service…

  24. Obama administration bars reporters from Silicon Valley fundraisers

    In a week in which Silicon Valley is the focus of intense news coverage…

  25. Anonymous claims DNS attacks against Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Symantec, and others

    The Sri Lankan branch of Anonymous claims to have hacked into the DNS servers of Apple…

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