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27
Nov

A Blog committed to keeping you safe online

“In accordance with AVAR’s mission to help prevent the spread of malicious software, we are launching our very own blog to apprise readers of the latest security threats affecting the world, with a special focus on malware attacks in the APAC region. Security experts from across the globe will contribute their much valued inputs related to breaking security news, threat

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17
Nov

2015 Danang

2015 Danang

17
Nov

Dell support tool responsible for eDellRoot problems

The self-signed root certificate that has left Dell customers at risk was placed on affected systems after an August update to the Dell Foundation Services application. The certificate, eDellRoot, leaves consumers exposed to various attacks. A criminal could use the certificate to manipulate traffic or monitor over-the-air traffic in public to obtain access to sensitive information such as passwords or

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17
Nov

New type of auto-rooting Android adware is nearly impossible to remove

Researchers have uncovered a new type of Android adware that’s virtually impossible to uninstall. The adware exposes phones to potentially dangerous root exploits and masquerades as one of thousands of different apps from providers such as Twitter, Facebook, and even Okta, a two-factor authentication service. The researchers have found more than 20,000 samples of trojanized apps that repackage the code

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17
Nov

Internet of Things Only Add To CISO’s Woes

While CISOs are spending quality time and effort in strengthening their company’s security strategies, what’s adding to their owes is the uncontrollable expansion of Internet of Things devices. Reports suggest, the software behind IoT devices often isn’t up to enterprise security standards. According to a research paper presented by European security researchers at last week’s DefCamp conference in Romania, security

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