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Australia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament, despite massive opposition – TechCrunch

Australia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament, despite massive opposition – TechCrunch Australia’s controversial anti-encryption bill is one step closer to becoming law, after the two leading but sparring party political giants struck a deal to pass the legislation. The bill, in short, grants Australian police greater powers to …

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Credit card stealing malware on Canada’s 1-800-FLOWERS website went undetected for four years – TechCrunch

Credit card stealing malware on Canada’s 1-800-FLOWERS website went undetected for four years – TechCrunch It’s going to take more than a bunch of posies to make up for this one. The Canadian branch of 1-800-FLOWERS revealed in a filing with the California attorney general’s office that malware on its …

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Half a million Android users tricked into downloading malware from Google Play – TechCrunch

Half a million Android users tricked into downloading malware from Google Play – TechCrunch More than half-a-million users have installed Android malware posing as driving games — from Google’s own app store. Lukas Stefanko, a security researcher at ESET, tweeted details of 13 gaming apps — made by the same developer …

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Crypto Price Tracker Poses Malware Threat for Macs: Report

Crypto Price Tracker Poses Malware Threat for Macs: Report A cryptocurrency ticker application called CoinTicker appears to be installing two backdoors on Apple Macs, cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes warned Monday. The app downloads and installs parts of two different pieces of malware – EvilOSX and EggShell – both of which are backdoor applications …

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Civil servant who watched porn at work is blamed for infecting a U.S. government network with malware – TechCrunch

Civil servant who watched porn at work is blamed for infecting a U.S. government network with malware – TechCrunch A U.S. government network was infected with malware thanks to one employee’s “extensive history” of watching porn on his work computer, investigators have found. The audit, carried out by the U.S. …

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Downloading Google Chrome through Microsoft Edge is dangerous

Downloading Google Chrome through Microsoft Edge is dangerous Downloading Google Chrome through Microsoft Edge is apparently dangerous, as a Bing search returned a fake advertisement that leads to suspected malware. The link leads to a legitimate-looking website that will trick unsuspecting users. The post Downloading Google Chrome through Microsoft Edge …

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