Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2201 Malvertising on iOS pushes eyebrow-raising VPN app
There is a preconceived idea that malvertising mostly affects the Windows platform. Certainly, when it comes to malicious adverts, Internet Explorer is a prime target for malware infections. However, malvertising can produce different outcomes adapted to the device the user is running.

Case in point, we discovered this scareware campaign that pushes a ‘free’ VPN app called My Mobile Secure to iOS users via rogue ads on popular Torrent sites. The page plays an ear-piercing beeping sound and claims your device is infected with viruses.
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#2203 LMAOxUS ransomware: another case of weaponized open source ransomware
#2202 Sathurbot: distributed WordPress password attack
#2201 Malvertising on iOS pushes eyebrow-raising VPN app
#2200 New malware intentionally bricks IoT devices
#2199 Cybercriminals are building an army of things creating a tipping point for cybersecurity
#2198 The top 5 dumbest cyber threats that work anyway
#2197 WikiLeaks just dropped the CIA’s secret how-to for infecting Windows
#2196 Shadow brokers publish the password for the rest the stolen NSA hacking tools
#2195 Critical Office 0day attacks detected in the wild
#2194 Payday lender Wonga confirms data breach
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