Google Safe Browsing,it said, helped protect over 3 billion devices every day by showing warnings to users when they attempted to navigate to dangerous Sites or download dangerous files.
Researchers from security firms McAfee & FireEye warned that the malicious Word documents are being attached to e-mails.
Reports: Ars Technica, SC Magazine, IT News, iTWire
Much of the Internet requests was stopped by a flood of malicious requests from tens of millions of IP addresses disrupting the system.
Reports: Live Science, Inverse, Reuters, Heavy.com
An Online report has claimed that some leading Websites unknowingly ran malicious Online advertisements this past Sunday that attacked users’ computers.
Customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the 1st campaign against Macintosh computers using ‘ransomware’. The latter is 1 of the fastest-growing types of cyber threats, encrypts data on infected machines, then typically asks users to pay ransom in hard-to-trace digital currencies to get an electronic key so they can retrieve their data.
Reports: Apple Insider, 9 to 5 Mac, Computer World, International Business Times UK
This one refuses to go away. After it was 1st noticed in Sept last year, Brain Test malware has reared its head again. This time, Google has already deleted over a dozen Brain Test infected apps from its Google Play Store as a result of an investigation by cybersecurity company Lookout.
Reports: ZDNet, Threatpost, SC Magazine