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PanicGuard security app found leaking user data

Wandera researchers spotted an app designed to keep users physically safe putting users at risk by leaking their information.

South Korean web hoster pays US$ 1 m ransom to release customer files

South Korean firm NAYANA was hit with a Linux ransomware attack that demanded an unprecedented 550 Bitcoins (BTC) or £1.27 million ransom.

More than 800 Google Play Android apps spotted with Xavier Trojan SDK

Trend Micro researchers spotted more than 800 Android applications available on the Google Play Store embedded with the software development kit (SDK) of the information-stealing ad library dubbed "Xavier."

Russian hackers breached electoral systems of 39 US states

Russian hackers reportedly breached the electoral systems of at least 39 states during the summer and fall of 2016 accessing software designed to be used by poll workers on Election Day.

Mac OS hit by free malware-as-a-service

Cyber-criminals once again upped the ante with what is advertised as the "most sophisticated Mac spyware ever"