Tag Archives: Cybercrime

Cybercrime Targets iOS users and 50,000 Execs | Avast

Fake apps abuse Apple Touch ID
Two fake apps posing as fitness tools in the Apple App Store — “Fitness Balance” and “Calories Tracker” — used the Apple Touch ID to scam users out of a hundred dollars at a time. The malicious apps prompted users to u…

Home Security Cameras and Monitors Open Homes to Cyber Crimes | Avast

It’s not uncommon today for a home to be equipped with security gear, home monitoring equipment and other internet enabled IoT devices, like IP cameras and wireless monitors.  But the benefits of securing a home through new technologies can also…

Trojans go after MS Office vulnerabilities and China hacks US hardware

Danabot opens a US account
After making its presence felt in Australia and European banks, Danabot, a modular Trojan horse has made its way to the States. Written in Delphi, the perpetual beta modular malware can take screenshots, log keys and stealin…

The NUUO Peekaboo vulnerability gives hackers your camera feed | Avast

New vulnerabilities found in NUUO surveillance software can put cybercriminals in the director’s chair. When exploited through a stack buffer overflow, the Peekaboo vulnerability grants hackers full control over the surveillance video. Assuming control…