Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1433 This nasty Android malware tries to bully its way past Marshmallow security features
The battle between hackers and mobile security continues as cybercriminals attempt to find a way around the tighter app security introduced with Android 6.0.

Kaspersky Lab is warning of a modification to the Gugi banking trojan that tries to force its way past new Android 6.0 Marshmallow security features designed to block phishing and ransomware attacks.

The company said the malware forces users into giving it the right to lay a new interface on top of those used by genuine apps, send and view SMS, make calls, and more. Kaspersky said between April and early August this year there was a ten-fold increase in its number of victims.
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#1436 Two-thirds of companies pay ransomware demands: But not everyone gets their data back
#1435 Google shuts down potentially massive Android bug
#1434 The missing piece – sophisticated OSX backdoor discovered
#1433 This nasty Android malware tries to bully its way past Marshmallow security features
#1432 Million more devices sharing known private keys for HTTPS, SSH admin
#1431 Modified USB ethernet adapter can steal Windows and Mac credentials
#1430 Critical flaws found in network management systems
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