Tag Archive: infected


A nearly impossible to remove Android malware has infected 45,000 devices

Even factory resets aren’t working.

What you need to know The app has infected over 45,000 devices in the last six months, says Symantec. The malware has, so far, only carried out relatively benign activities such as showing pop-up ads and unwanted notifications. The most notable thing about xHelper is its persistence. Even factory resets are no match against it.

A new security threat has been making mobile security researchers scratch their collective heads for the past  [Read More…]

Join the Defenders or the Infected in the new PUBG Mobile Infection mode

Survive until dawn or infect the humans in PUBG Mobile’s new mode

What you need to know Update 0.14.0 has arrived for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile). The free update adds an Infection mode, pitting Defenders with guns against the melee-only hordes of Infected. This update also continues the nautical theme that was started with Season 8.

The 0.14.0 content update is here for PUBG Mobile, and this update brings something a little  [Read More…]

VPNFilter malware has infected a million routers — here’s what you need to know

Malware linked to the Russian government can manipulate your internet traffic, harvest personal information, and serve as a launch point for a broad range of internet attacks.

The ASUS RT66U router, one of the devices known to be vulnerable to VPNFilter.

A recent discovery that new router-based malware, known as VPNFilter, had infected well over 500,000 routers just became even worse news. In a report expected to be released June 13, Cisco states that over 200,000  [Read More…]

Gooligan Android malware found to have infected 1 million Google accounts

If you’re in the habit of installing applications from third party app stores (meaning not from the Google Play Store) then you might want to listen to this. Apparently there’s a new malware in town going by the name of Gooligan, which is capable of doing nasty things to your Google account. Gooligan was unearthed