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New Blackberry Malware in the Wild

Security researchers have discovered a new Blackberry malware(ZeuS Trojan) in the wild. According to Jagannath Patnaik, director, channel sales south Asia at Kaspersky Lab, “There has been a new wave of malware attack that has started affecting BlackBerry and it has originated from Poland. “The aim is to extract banking passwords,” he told The Economic Times. Not much details are ...

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Kaspersky identified Malware Apps in the Android Market

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA In the past hackers had tried many ways to infect Android smartphones with malware for their own personal gain, including the SMS Trojan(Android) and a recently discovered Android malware called Geinimi in China. Malware attacks carried out against mobile devices are rare, but things are changing fast. The number of mobile ...

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Kaspersky Mobile Security for Blackberry & Android

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new version of Mobile Security for Android and Blackberry users. The new Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 now supports Android version 1.6-2.2 & Blackberry version 4.5-6.0.

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Celcom to offer SecureSMS for Blackberry

Celcom Axiata has partnered with CellTrust Corporation to deploy the patent-pending, carrier grade CellTrust SecureSMS Consumer app for Blackberry customers. The CellTrust SecureSMS Consumer app allows SMS to be encrypted so they cannot be intercepted along with a host of other features such as: Up to 5000 characters per message Delivery Status and reception acknowledgement Failed login & remote wiping ...

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GSM got hacked again

Did you know that calls made on a GSM network are protected by a 20-year old security algorithm known as A5/1? It means 80 per cent of the world’s phone calls is vulnerable to hacking using much modern/advanced technology available today. The algorithm, which was first cracked sometime in 1999, is designed to prevent mobile phone calls from being intercepted ...

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New Android Malware discovered-Geinimi

A new Android malware has been discovered and its called Geinimi- a trojan that is capable of stealing information and uploading it to remote servers. Geinimi is the first Android malware in the wild that displays botnet-like capabilities. It has been spotted on third-party Android application marketplaces especially in China. As for now, Geinimi hasn’t made a malicious move yet, ...

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Hackers might know your YES ID Password

Update 1: According to a friend of mine, www.yes.my is using a mixture of architecture including Microsoft at the moment. ——————————————————————————————- There has been so many issues with YTL’s newly launched “world class” YES WiMAX aka self claimed “4G network” recently. From registration, login, billing, network, support to marketing- there seems to be errors and problems since Day 1 of ...

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Android 2.1 & earlier versions are vulnerable to web attack

This post is contributed by AntiVirus365.net You might want to be careful the next time you visit an unknown website on your Android mobile device. A computer security researcher has discovered a bug that could be used to attack some versions of Google’s Android device over the internet. According to M.J. Keith, a security researcher with Alert Logic, the attack ...

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Kaspersky Lab warns against unlocking iPhones

Kaspersky Lab’s David Emm is warning iPhone users who jailbreak their phone. “If you unlock it you may get the flexibility that you are looking for but clearly there is a potential danger that [an] exploit code that has been written for that device might work whereas it wouldn’t necessarily do so had you not unlocked it.”

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Celcom Blue Cube website got hacked

C-Mobile Sdn. Bhd, the operator of Blue Cube outlets, a fully-owned subsidiary of Celcom (Malaysia) Berhad recently got its website hacked. The website at www.celcombluecube.com.my is currently under construction for probably a month or two now. Click to enlarge the screenshot below(Note there are some offensive words):

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Porn gives you virus on your Android phone

Just one month ago, cyber security company Kaspersky Lab detected the first malware on Android. And now there seems to be more malware targeting the Google mobile operating system. More details in the press release from Kaspersky Lab below.

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[Video] How Secure is your Smartphone?

Smartphones are becoming ubiquitous but that doesn’t make them secure.  In fact it makes them a target, as huge flaws were uncovered in two mobile phone operating systems. Leila Makki from Telecom TV reports. Video after the jump.

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First SMS Trojan hits Android smartphone

Kaspersky Lab has identified the first virus to hit Google’s Android operating system. The Trojan virus, named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a, is distributed through a message sent to users prompting them to install a 13 KB “harmless” media player application. Once installed, the Trojan virus sends out SMS messages to premium rate numbers without user’s knowledge. Android users are recommend to pay more ...

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Keep your Blackberry safe with BlackBerry Protect

Research In Motion(RIM) recently announced a new application called BlackBerry Protect that allows you to control, locate and protect your phone, remotely. The security application which is still in Beta until later this year gives access to a Blackberry user to remotely control their device, via the Blackberry Protect web portal.

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Mobile security awareness still lacking, adoption is low

Mobile Security tools have been available in the market for years, but consumer awareness is still lacking and adoption has been low. In 2008, a software security company conducted a survey and they found out that 86 percent of the respondents  did not have security software installed on their handsets back then.

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