Researchers from North Carolina State University recently published a video demonstrating how a mobile app can simulate the reception of a SMS message from a spoofed source. In a blog post on Symantec’s official blog, Symantec reportedly found SMS spoofing codes in 200 apps found on Google Play Store, with millions of combined downloads. SMS spoofing can be used for numerous malicious intentions, including [...]
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With the Android Device market share increasing and the demand rising not far behind Apple, it wouldn’t be new to hear about some malware on these devices. Recently, NQ Mobile Security Research Center posted that a new malware called FireLeaker has popped up. This malware steals your contacts and other information from your android devices without you realizing it. The FireLeaker works [...]
Interested in getting a piece of the Facebook pie? Have you received an email featuring such offers? Be careful where you click, as Symantec’s Security Team warns. If you have been offered exclusive access to subscribe to Facebook’s IPO shares, there’s a good chance that it is a scam. Symantec Security Response recently spotted a 419 scam email titled “FACEBOOK [...]
Have you read an email recently? Clicked on a link? Watched a Youtube video? Reading this, you’ve probably done two of the three and that has probably increased your chances of getting malicious attacks through the internet, tenfold. Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), through its findings have released their Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17, which details malicious trends on the internet [...]
You’ve likely read it, seen it, drooled at Katniss and hungered for more (no pun intended). Norton Securities warns that scams are already happening on the internet and advises you to stay on your toes when searching for your favourite juicy details on the franchise.
“If it’s too good to be true, it probably is”. You’ve have most likely seen that “Stand a chance to win an iPad 2” advertisement your friends have been doing on their Facebook Wall, chances are, they probably fell for a scam. In recent studies by Symantec Security Response, scammers are flocking to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter as [...]