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Haken Malware Family Infests Google Play Store

Eight apps - mostly camera utilities and children's games - were discovered spreading a new malware strain that steals data and signs victims up for expensive premium services.

Google Bans 600 Android Apps for Obnoxious Ads

The Google Play apps violated the tech behemoth's disruptive advertising policies.

Critical Cisco Bug Opens Software Licencing Manager to Remote Attack

A default password would let anyone access the Cisco Smart Software Manager On-Prem Base platform, even if it's not directly connected to the internet.

Cybergang Favors G Suite and Physical Checks For BEC Attacks

Exaggerated Lion, a newly discovered cybercrime group, uses new and unique tactics to target U.S. companies in BEC attacks.

Critical Adobe Flaws Fixed in Out-of-Band Update

Two critical Adobe vulnerabilities have been fixed in Adobe After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder.

MGM Grand Breach Leaked Details of 10.6 Million Guests Last Summer

This week a hacking forum posted data from the breach-which included personal and contact details for celebrities, tech CEOs, government officials and employees at large tech companies.

U.S. Pipeline Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

The attack took a gas compression facility offline for two days, disrupting the supply chain.

BlueKeep Flaw Plagues Outdated Connected Medical Devices

More than 55 percent of medical imaging devices - including MRIs, XRays and ultrasound machines - are powered by outdated Windows versions, researchers warn.

SMS Attack Spreads Emotet, Steals Bank Credentials

A new Emotet campaign is spread via SMS messages pretending to be from banks and may have ties to the TrickBot trojan.

Hamas Ensnares Israeli Soldiers with Pretty ‘Ladies’

The third catfish attempt in three years from the Palestinian militant group adds a few technical advances to the mix.

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