Vol: 133 - June 17, 2014      

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Latest News:
Fake apps may mar football season
Govind Rammurthy, managing director and chief executive officer of eScan, a mobile security solutions company, said, "When a user unknowingly downloads a malicious or fake app created by the hacker onto his/her smartphone, it helps these hackers to steal their banking credentials, access their call logs and phonebook, send SMSs, change their security configuration, and start any activity which does not require user's permission."
This World Cup, users need to beware of malware
Even as a month of football carnival begins, fans of the beautiful game need to be extra careful while staying updated online. To counter it, anti-virus and content security solution providers eScan and IT security solution providers Quickheal Technologies provides few suggestions.
Are you ALREADY infected by Gameover Zeus Malware?
Unlike earlier Zeus variants, Gameover has a decentralized, peer-to-peer command and control infrastructure rather than centralized points of origin, which means that instructions to the infected computers can come from any of the infected computers, making a takedown of the Botnet more difficult.
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  Cyber-Criminals Are Playing Their Best Game In This 2014 FIFA World Cup
 

The world is eagerly waiting for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to start off in Brazil. Football fans gear up for the sportís biggest occasion, so do cyber-criminals intent on exploiting the enthusiasm and excitement of the fans. Online security researchers have found out that few malicious websites which are designed to appear like the official FIFA World Cup sponsor sites have recently sprung up to lure users into buying discounted tickets and into giving up their personal details. (Read more...)

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