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What is StrandHogg that affects Android OS?

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sent an alert to all States warning them about the vulnerability of Android operating system to a bug called ‘StrandHogg’, which allows real-time malware applications to pose as genuine applications and are able to access user data of all kind. The information was shared by Threat Analytical ..

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USA moves against makers of the Dridex malware

USA has indicted and ordered the freezing of the assets of noted cybercriminal organisation, Evil Corp. Evil Corp is noted for its malware called Dridex which has affected companies of countries across the world including India, Malaysia, France, Italy and United Arab Emirates. Its targets of choice are smaller companies that did not possess sufficient ..

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Short Note : Agent Smith

In what could be the biggest security breach of the century, a new malware named “Agent Smith” has infected several digitally connected devices. How does it work? Uniquely, the malware does not appear to steal or violate any user data. Instead, it replaces the portions of the Android code with its own which allows it ..

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GravityRAT

GravityRAT, a malware allegedly designed by Pakistani hackers, has recently been updated further and equipped with anti-malware evasion capabilities. RAT malware: The RAT was first detected by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, CERT-In, on various computers in 2017. It is designed to infiltrate computers and steal the data of users, and relay the stolen data ..

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GravityRAT: Malware allegedly designed by Pakistani hackers became stronger

According to Maharashtra cybercrime department officials, GravityRAT, a malware allegedly designed by Pakistani hackers has recently been updated further and equipped with anti-malware evasion capabilities. GravityRAT was first detected by Indian Computer Emergency Response (CERT-In), on various computers in 2017. RAT (Remote Access Trojan) is a program capable of being controlled remotely and thus difficult ..

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