Posts Tagged: malware

Samsung bloatware problem

Korean government wants to cull crapware, says all apps must be delete-able

Once a smartphone reaches the hands of a new buyer, it might be loaded with dozens of extra apps – some from the hardware maker, some ...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Microsoft Settles Lawsuit Over Chinese Site That Hosted Nitol Botnet

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) says it has settled a legal case against China’s (recently rebranded as PubYun), which was identified...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 11:32 am
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Apple Bans Qihoo Apps From iTunes App Store

[UPDATE Feb. 7th - Qihoo has told us that its iOS apps are now in the process of being re-approved and re-added by Apple, and that it was al...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 5:02 pm
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Norton Reveals The Shocking Scale of Cyber Crime in Asia

Norton has released a report on the current cyber crime situation across the world. It claims, for example, that just over one million peopl...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 12:04 pm
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Japan Virus Author Gets Jail Sentence

Here’s an interesting conclusion to a fascinating case in Japan regarding the creator of a computer virus charged with destruction of ...

  • July 25, 2011
  • at 11:13 am
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Tencent to Bring Malware-free Certification to Android Apps in China

Malware-ridden Android apps have been a concern for some time now – and the most dangerous place for these is on China’s third-p...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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political Android spyware from China

Now China Seems to be Targeting Human Rights Activists with Android Spyware

Malware and spyware attacks on Chinese dissident groups have usually been focused on PC, Mac, or email accounts. But now specially-made infe...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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Microsoft Files Lawsuit Against Chinese Source of Malware Found on New PCs

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has decided to tackle some online fraudsters in China head on. It’s filing a lawsuit against a Chinese site wh...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 8:10 pm
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9 Evil Tactics Used by 360 Safe Browser to Beat IE in China

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been wanting people in China to quit using Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) for quite some time – but it didnR...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese-made Android Spyware Can Record, Upload Users’ Phone-Calls

A security researcher has identified a new piece of Chinese-made Android spyware that can record a user’s calls on their Android smart...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 2:21 pm
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New Study Says Seoul is the Internet’s ‘Most Evil City’

A study from the Netherlands has attempted to determine the most dangerous cities on the internet, or more specifically, which cities are re...

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Stalker Turns Webcam Hacker, Spies On Chinese Reality TV Show Girls

An unemployed 30-year old man in Southern China was this week given a three-year prison sentence, after his obsession with two beautiful fem...

  • May 28, 2011
  • at 10:59 pm
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