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Google finds Norton, Symantec security software riddled with critical vulnerabilities

Google finds Norton, Symantec security software riddled with critical vulnerabilities Because no interaction is necessary to exploit it, this is a wormable vulnerability with potentially devastating consequences to Norton and Symantec customers.This flaw, alone, could be a showstopper, but it’s not the only issue Google found with Symantec products.

Pokemon Go: Gotta catch all the app permissions

Pokemon Go: Gotta catch all the app permissions You may know by now that the Pokémon app is taking the world by storm and getting people out of their houses - but yes, the dissenters are still saying those app permissions and security warnings really should be looked at.The company said in the statement that the only Google account information accessed or requested were user IDs and email addresses, and nothing else.

Symantec: How Instagram acunts were hacked & altered to promote adult dating spam

Symantec: How Instagram acunts were hacked & altered to promote adult dating spam Earlier this year, we reported an influx of fake Instagram profiles luring users to adult dating sites.Over the last few months, we have observed Instagram accounts being hacked and used to promote adult dating spam.

No joke: Ransomware-as-a-Service is a thing

No joke: Ransomware-as-a-Service is a thing According to the company’s official blog, the malware’s authors use a Ransomware-as-a-Service business model, freely distributing the ransomware builder to aspiring attackers, but requiring a 20% cut of any ransom payments it generates.Shark is distributed through a professional looking website that features information about the ransomware and instructions on how to download and configure it.

Video: Hillary makes ISIS deal - It's not real, says security experts

Video: Hillary makes ISIS deal - It's not real, says security experts Cyber security specialists Symantec is warning internet users about a non-existent video that reportedly features United States presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton exchanging money with ISIS.However, there is no video contained in the email, just malware, Narang says.

Video of Hillary making ISIS deal: It's not real, says security expert

Video of Hillary making ISIS deal: It's not real, says security expert Cyber security specialists Symantec is warning internet users about a non-existent video that reportedly features United States presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton exchanging money with ISIS.However, there is no video contained in the email, just malware, Narang says.

Rogue nations, IoT, fileless malware and drones: A new era of cybercrime in 2017

Rogue nations, IoT, fileless malware and drones: A new era of cybercrime in 2017 As the predictions for 2017 continue to roll in, the security industry looks set to have a tough year.This type of attack increased throughout 2016 and will continue to gain prominence in 2017, most likely through PowerShell attacks.