Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2250 FalseGuide malware victim count jumps to 2 million
An estimated 2 million Android users have now fallen victim to malware mistakenly downloaded from Google Play, which was initially reported to have affected approximately 600,000 users.

The malware, dubbed FalseGuide, was hidden in more than 40 guide apps for games, the oldest of which was uploaded to Google Play as early as November last year, security researchers from Check Point said.

"Since April 24, when the article below was first published, Check Point researchers learned that the FalseGuide attack is far more extensive than originally understood," Check Point said.
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#2256 iCloud support scams
#2255 Healthcare CERT warns about ‘Mole’ ransomware – what you need to know
#2254 Facebook tracks scary-specific details about your life. Here’s how to find what it knows
#2253 Linux Shishiga malware using LUA scripts
#2252 Cyberespionage, ransomware big gainers in new Verizon breach report
#2251 More LastPass flaws: researcher pokes holes in 2FA
#2250 FalseGuide malware victim count jumps to 2 million
#2249 UK man gets two years in jail for running ‘Titanium Stresser’ attack-for-hire service
#2248 How free hacking tools on the web could be leading kids into cybercrime
#2247 Hipchat resets user passwords after possible breach
#2246 Pawn storm abuses open authentication in advanced social engineering attacks
#2245 Webroot 'mistakenly' flags Windows as malware and Facebook as phishing site
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