The number of malicious apps leveraging top UK brands has grown by 130 percent year on year.
Backdoors normally implement remote control tool TeamViewer in order to get unauthorised access to an infected computer. However, a newly-discovered Trojan, BackDoor.TeamViewer.49, uses the tool for less obvious reasons.
A new scam is tricking users of WhatsApp into downloading a so-called exclusive version of the app called 'WhatsApp Gold', which infects mobile devices with malware.
Though a large vulnerability was discovered in eBay's global sales platform, the company has 'no plans' to fix the active code exploit.
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