A look back at what was hot with readers — offering a snapshot of the security stories that were most top-of-mind for security professionals and consumers throughout the year. As 2020 draws to a close, it’s clear that work-from-home security, ransomware, COVID-19-themed social engineering and attacks by nation-states will go . . . Read more
Fake Minecraft Modpacks on Google Play deliver millions of abusive ads and make normal phone use impossible. Scammers are taking advantage of the Minecraft sandbox video game’s wild success by developing Google Play apps which appear to be Minecraft modpacks, but instead deliver abusive ads, according to researchers. Since July, . . . Read more
The Roaming Mantis group is targeting the States with a malware that can steal information, harvest financial data and send texts to self-propagate.