Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#262 Lockdroid ransomware variants created directly on Android mobile devices
Symantec has seen several variants of a known ransomware family (Android.Lockdroid.E) that were developed on Android devices using the Android integrated development environment (AIDE). The surge in adoption of these new development techniques has been limited to a small subset of Android ransomware groups. However, the ability to create malware on mobile devices may open up new avenues in the future creation of malware.
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#265 Mousejack attacks abuse vulnerable wireless keyboard, Mouse dongles
#264 Justice Department wants Apple to extract data from 12 other iPhones
#263 Japan's critical infrastructure under 'escalating' cyber-attack
#262 Lockdroid ransomware variants created directly on Android mobile devices
#261 German police allowed to use its own “federal Trojan”
#260 New Silverlight attacks appear in angler exploit kit
#259 IRS Warns Tax-Related Phishing, Malware Surging
#258 Google takes on Facebook messaging: New Android push aims at richer SMS
#257 uKnowKids.com database error exposed sensitive information on 1,700 kids
#256 Chinese devs abuse free Apple app-testing certs to install pirated apps
#255 Airport Experiment Shows That People Recklessly Connect to Any Open WiFi Hotspot
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