Disguised as a Google-related application, the malware exploits known Android vulnerabilities and automatically replaces installed apps with malicious versions without users' knowledge or interaction.
WhatsApp and Telegram media files could be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors according to new research by Symantec's Modern OS Security team.
The group has continued to attack governments and international organisations over the past eighteen months in a series of campaigns that have featured a rapidly evolving toolset and, in one notable instance, the apparent hijacking of another espionage group's infrastructure.
Cybersecurity firm McAfee is suggesting that the Belkin WeMo Insight smart plug could be vulnerable to malware attacks - and Belkin has taken a very long time to fix the problem.
Symantec found 80+ deceptive PUAs displaying pornographic and gambling content, which are also able to display other content that could carry malware payloads into your devices.
Cyber attacks using malware called "BadRabbit" hit Russia and other nations on Tuesday, affecting Russian Interfax news agency and causing flight delays at Ukraine's Odessa airport.