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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Spy MAX Android RAT Targets Luxury Business Sector

on June 05, 2019 | by David Pickett | android, malware, advanced email security

On June 4, 2019, AppRiver's Advanced Email Security filter began to quarantine low volume waves of highly targeted attacks directed toward businesses who operate in the luxury services sector. Examples of these businesses include yacht brokers, executive housekeeping and staffing providers, and som ... read more

Could Your Phone Be Vulnerable to Hackers Over WiF…

on July 31, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | android, broadcom, cybersecurity, iPhone, Network Security, Security Risks, Tech News, tech tips, wifi, wifi security

Last week researcher Nitay Artenstein of Exodus Intelligence published a proof of concept for a self-replicating worm that could spread autonomously between mobile devices, needing only the device’s WiFi network address to infect the device. If infected, the device’s WiFi chip would be completely u ... read more

TurboTax Users Targeted on Android Devices

on February 24, 2016 | by Fred Touchette | android, AppRiver, Digital Degenerate, securetide, spyware

Whilst pursuing our filters this morning I noticed a handful of emails purporting to be from TurboTax promoting their easy to use tax filing mobile apps. These emails also included two attachments labeled Turbo_Tax_apps.apk and Turbo_Tax_Manual_Do_IT_YOUR_SELF.apk, the latter pretending to be a tuto ... read more

Kit-Kat Update Causing Exchange ActiveSync Connect…

on November 27, 2013 | by Jim Rhodes | ActiveSync, android, Email, Exchange, Google+, HTC, Kit-Kat, Nexus, Samsung, tech tips

There have been widespread reports that the latest update for Android (version 4.4 also known as Kit-Kat) is causing Exchange ActiveSync connectivity issues. The problems vary from not being able to authenticate to the server when setting up an Exchange account to synchronization stopping for Active ... read more