Emerging Threats

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What is an info-stealing ad library?

When it comes to free apps, there still may be a price, although it doesn’t always cost the user. There are other ways applications can earn revenue, such as running advertisements within the app itself.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Fight off malicious Pokemon GO apps with the help of Norton Mobile Security

Overnight sensation Pokémon GO! has continued to explode over a week after its New Zealand, Australia, and the US on Wed July 6. July 13th the game was released in Germany and the following day for the UK.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Bank credential stealing Android malware is on the rise

Cyber criminals are finding new ways to steal your money through your Android device. Lately, the use of Android malware that steals your banking credentials, with names such as Acecard or GMbot, is on the rise.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Hundreds of malicious apps are showing up on the Google Play Store, disguised as legitimate applications.

Hundreds of malicious apps are showing up on the Google Play Store, disguised as legitimate applications.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Yahoo announces data breach affecting 500 million users

If you have a Yahoo account, you need to change your password now. If you reuse that password on any other online accounts, you should change that too.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
NortonLifeLock discovery leads to malicious app that steals Viber photos and videos

Researchers at NortonLifeLock have recently discovered a malicious app that can steal photos and videos from the popular instant messaging and VoIP app Viber.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Dropbox has verified that 68 million user credentials have been exposed

Dropbox has announced via their blog that 68 million user email addresses with hashed and salted passwords have been exposed. Dropbox has verified that the information is indeed legitimate.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
What you need to do about the WPA2 Wi-Fi network vulnerability

It may take some time for the manufacturer of your devices to come up with a security patch for this. In the meantime, there are extra steps you can take to help secure your devices.

August 08, 2018·3 min read
Norton email scams: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In a Norton email scam, scammers impersonate Norton through fake emails designed to trick consumers and steal their money and personal information. These answers to your FAQs can help.

April 28, 2022·3 min read
Deep web vs. dark web: What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between the deep web vs. the dark web? Turn to this overview to learn how they both work and for tips for those surfing the deep web and dark web.

September 01, 2023·4 min read

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