Chinese smartphone maker selling devices with malware pre-installed

Pre-installed malware that signs mobile users up for subscription services without their permission has been discovered on thousands of low cost smartphones from the Chinese manufacturer Transsion. The discovery was made by Upstream’s anti-fraud platform Secure-D whose researchers conducted a full investigation into the origin of the suspicious transactions detected by its platform.  Beginning in […]

Fancy Bear is moving into Linux malware

The NSA and FBI have released a new cybersecurity advisory warning that Russian government hackers known as Fancy Bear have begun deploying a previously undisclosed malware which targets Linux systems. The hackers in question, also known as APT28 or Stronium, work for...