BetaNews: Click-fraud malware found lurking in more than 50 Play Store apps

BetaNews: Click-fraud malware found lurking in more than 50 Play Store apps. “Researchers at Check Point have identified an auto-clicker malware family operating inside the Google’s Play Store. Disguised in over 56 applications and downloaded over 1,000,000 times globally, the malware — dubbed ‘Tekya’ — commits mobile ad fraud by imitating the actions of a user, clicking ads and banners from ad agencies like Google’s AdMob, AppLovin’, Facebook, and Unity.”

A Database of Coronavirus Phishing Scams

Spotted on Reddit: Coronavirus Phishing Scams. “Hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus chaos to trick people into handing over personal details, sensitive information and money. Hundreds of thousands of Covid-19 emails are being sent every week and some cyber security experts say the virus has become the largest theme for phishing scams in years, if not ever. This site collates them and categorises them by attributes.”

FBI: FBI Warns of Teleconferencing and Online Classroom Hijacking During COVID-19 Pandemic

FBI: FBI Warns of Teleconferencing and Online Classroom Hijacking During COVID-19 Pandemic. “As large numbers of people turn to video-teleconferencing (VTC) platforms to stay connected in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, reports of VTC hijacking (also called ‘Zoom-bombing’) are emerging nationwide. The FBI has received multiple reports of conferences being disrupted by pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language.”

ZDNet: Financial companies leak 425GB in company, client data through open database

ZDNet: Financial companies leak 425GB in company, client data through open database. “An open database is the source of a data leak leading to the exposure of 425GB in sensitive documents belonging to financial companies. On Tuesday, vpnMentor researchers led by Noam Rotem said the database appears to be connected to MCA Wizard, a now-defunct app that appears to have been developed by Advantage Capital Funding and Argus Capital Funding.”