Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#81 Android ransomware variant uses clickjacking to become device administrator
Symantec has found an Android ransomware variant (Android.Lockdroid.E) that uses new tactics, involving a fake package installation, to trick users into giving the malware device administrator rights. As well as encrypting files found on the compromised device, if administrator rights are obtained, the malware can lock the device, change the device PIN, and even delete all user data through a factory reset.
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#89 High-severity bug in OpenSSL allows attackers to decrypt HTTPS traffic
#88 Microsoft Edge InPrivate mode may not be as private as you thought
#86 Android security: Samsung plugs six OS and seven Galaxy-specific bugs
#85 Google Chrome gets ready to mark all HTTP sites as 'bad'
#84 Tails 2.0 is out
#83 Hot or Not? The Benefits and Risks of iOS Remote Hot Patching
#82 Apple Safari crashes: Mystery bug floors browser on iOS and Macs
#81 Android ransomware variant uses clickjacking to become device administrator
#80 Java browser plugin to be sent to death row in September
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