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New Mac OS X malware uses GPU and spies on users

New Mac OS X malware uses GPU and spies on users

A new malware that targets Apple Mac OS computers has been discovered, and packs a double whammy: it uses the system’s graphics processing unit (GPU) to mine for Bitcoins, and it spies on the user.…

New Android malware can be controlled via blogs

New Android malware can be controlled via blogs

Security researchers at Trend Micro have identified a virus for the Android operating system, whose makers are using blogs as a redundancy and update mechanism. The security firm named the trojan “ANDROIDS_ANSERVER.A,” which poses as …

New Android malware disguises itself as Google+

New Android malware disguises itself as Google+

As Google’s Android becomes more and more popular, it also becomes the target of more malware, trojan, and spyware attacks. Trend Micro Labs has reported a new malware that disguises itself as a Google+ app …

New Android malware records and saves phone conversations

New Android malware records and saves phone conversations

Researchers at Computer Associates Security have identified new a strain of malware that secretly records phone conversations on Android phones. The new threat to smartphones that run Google’s Android operating system is an advance on …

Google to start warning users if their PC have malware

Google to start warning users if their PC have malware

Google has announced that it will start alerting users if their computers are infected with a malware. The search engine giant will use its traffic monitoring to spot problems. Starting today, the company will warn …