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Is your phone possessed? Or is it Android Malware?


April 18, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Hackers aren’t content enough to infect your laptop, they want your phone. There’s an article over on SecurityNewsDaily that talks about some new Android malware that can take over your phone. Here’s the fun quote: “The new Android malware disguises itself in fully functional copies of apps, including ―Angry Birds Space,∥ and hides its malicious […]

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Most Application Vulnerabilities are “Forever Day” Vulnerabilities


April 16, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Zero Day threats are the kinds of things that keep security people up at night. The idea behind a zero day threat is that no one knows about a particular vulnerability until it happens. This Ars Technica article captures a new term: “Forever Day”. Software and hardware developers that identify vulnerabilities but fail to fix […]

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