Google Play - found a new malware

Google Play - found a new malware Virus analysts found in the Google Play catalog 27 games with a built-in Android Trojan.RemoteCode.127.origin. It quietly downloads and launches additional modules that perform various malicious functions. For example, they simulate the actions of users, secretly opening websites and clicking on the elements located on them. Android.RemoteCode.127.origin is part of the software platform that developers use to extend the functionality of their applications. In...


Ends in 2017, and the password "123456" is still the most popular

Ends in 2017, and the password "123456" is still the most popular For many years, analysts at SplashData have published a list of the 100 worst passwords of the year Thus, experts hope to draw attention to the problem that such statistics will force users to think about security and realize that "password" and "123456" are completely insecure passwords. But, unfortunately, the overall picture varies little from year to year. The rating of the worst was traditionally drawn up on the basis of data...


Facebook introduced a new protocol for encrypting chat conversations

Facebook introduced a new protocol for encrypting chat conversations The Facebook company published on the portal GitHub the code for a new encryption protocol for group chat with increased reliability, which was named Asynchronous Ratcheting Tree (ART). According to the authors of the project - a group of researchers from Facebook and the University of Oxford - existing protocols do not provide enough reliable protection for correspondence in group chat messaging such instant messengers as...


Hundreds of sites use malicious WordPress plugins 3 years after they are discovered

Hundreds of sites use malicious WordPress plugins 3 years after they are discovered 14 malicious plug-ins have been removed from the official WordPress catalog by the end of 2014 Cyber security experts from the company White Fir Design reported that several hundred sites continue to use 14 malicious plug-ins WordPress after almost three years after they detected a malicious code. In late October 2016, experts warned the public about the presence of a backdoor in 14 plug-ins for WordPress, which...