Mobile Security

Baldr – Information Stealing Malware

Baldr is the name of a new family of information-stealing malware. Its authors first introduced it to cybercriminal circles in January, and about a month later, Microsoft’s security team reported that they have seen it in the wild. Bill Gates’ specialists said that the stealer is ‘highly obfuscated’ which usually suggests that someone has put …

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ViceLeaker

ViceLeaker is Android spyware. During the attacks, attackers distribute powerful Triout malware, capable of stealing virtually all information on a mobile device. Triout can be used as a framework to inject malicious code into legitimate applications.

ADWARE

Adware is unwanted software designed to throw advertisements up on your screen, most often within a web browser. Some security professionals view it as the forerunner of the modern-day PUP (potentially unwanted program). Typically, it uses an underhanded method to either disguise itself as legitimate, or piggyback on another program to trick you into installing it on your …

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