Month: July 2019

The ‘Agent Smith’ malware has infected 25 million Android devices Cyber-security firm Check Point has released new research that shows that malicious apps from a campaign called “Agent Smith” have been downloaded to 25 million Android devices. The apps were distributed through third-party app stores by a Chinese group with a legitimate business that helps […]

Intel software and data center SSDs affected by security flaw Two serious security flaws were recently discovered in Intel software and SSDs for data centers. The first is a flaw in Intel’s software. The flaw can be found in the processor diagnostic tool and it’s considered a high-severity vulnerability. Intel’s security advisory states that the […]

Thousands of 2015 15” MacBook Pros have been recalled due to batteries overheating   Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program for older generation 15-inc MacBook Pro units with Retina Displaying due to a fire safety risk. The unit’s battery may overheat and catch on fire. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 […]

Network attached storage devices are being targeted by cybercriminals   Network attached storage (NAS) devices often store critical data and backups. Some NAS drives are also exposed to the open internet, and cybercriminals have taken notice. A new form of file-locking malware emerged in June that has been named eCh0raix after a string of code. […]

Logitech wireless USB dongles vulnerable to cyber attack   A large range of Logitech wireless input devices are vulnerable to attack and can pose a significant security risk. With this hack, not only can attackers eavesdrop on keystrokes, but they can also infect the host system. Security expert Marcus Mengs investigated the wireless connections of […]