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Vulnerability

Remote control of USB-adapter

Virus provides hackers remote control of USB-adapter, that read information from “smart card” users.

Malicious program that could allow an attacker to compromise the card readers for the “smart card” will be presented at the conference MalCon in India.

A group of researchers of the Luxembourg IT-Itrust Consulting announced the creation of a new virus that can provide remote access to hackers card reader for devices «Smart card».

The principle of the malware creators describe the upcoming conference MalCon in New Delhi, India, which will be held on November 24.

According to experts, the new virus that allows unauthorized access to connected via USB-port devices over the Internet. (more…)

FBIWarning the U.S. government provides tips on protecting mobile devices based on Android.

Due to the significant increase in the number of malicious programs for mobile platforms, the U.S. government has found it necessary to make sure that users are aware of the dangers posed by viruses.

Thus, the State Interagency Management Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), which includes the FBI issued a notice informing you of malicious mobile applications.

“Experts IC3 were informed of the programs that attack the operating system Android, – follows from the notice. – Some of the latest variations of the virus is – Loozfon and FinFisher. (more…)