Widespread ‘Smishing’ Campaign Defrauds Iranian Android Users

Attackers use socially engineered SMS messages and malware to compromise tens of thousands of devices and drain user bank accounts. Attackers are impersonating the Iranian government in a widespread SMS…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

Amnesty Intl. accuses Indian cyber security firm of spyware attacks

According to Amnesty International, it found evidence that attackers testing the spyware were using the IP address of Indian cyber security firm Innefu Labs. Amnesty International has accused an Indian…

Research shows over 10% of sampled Firebase instances open

Avast –  Avast –  Firebase is Google’s mobile and web app development platform. Developers can use Firebase to facilitate developing mobile and web apps, especially for the Android mobile platform.…

Phishing with Google Forms, Firebase and Docs: Detection and prevention

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred a massive shift toward telework as companies tried to both stay operational and safe. One of the biggest impacts of this shift was an increased reliance…