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NetRom news story - Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware

Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware

Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, was shockingly arrested at the airport after Def Con. Monday, the well-known security researcher who became famous after helping to stop the destructive WannaCry ransomware...

NetRom news story - 'Iraqi' Developer Spawns 1,000 Android Spyware Apps

'Iraqi' Developer Spawns 1,000 Android Spyware Apps

A developer believed to hail from Iraq has created more than 1,000 Android malware samples, with a handful of samples making it onto the official Google Play store, researchers from mobile security firm...

NetRom news story - Over 1,000 spyware apps that can silently track almost everything found on Android app stores

Over 1,000 spyware apps that can silently track almost everything found on Android app stores

The spyware can surreptitiously take photos, record audio, make calls, and send text messages to numbers specified by hackers Over 1,000 spyware apps, that can monitor almost everything, have...

NetRom news story - Firms face up to £17m fines if they fail to protect against hackers

Firms face up to £17m fines if they fail to protect against hackers

UK businesses have reported losses of over £1bn between 2015-2016 due to cybercrime. British businesses could be fined up to £17m or an amount equal to 4% of their total turnover for failing...

NetRom news story - Android app stores flooded with 1,000 spyware apps

Android app stores flooded with 1,000 spyware apps

Three fake messaging apps in the Google Play Store have been found to be distributing SonicSpy malware. Hackers have flooded Android app stores, including the official Google Play store, with over 1,000...

NetRom news story - Kaspersky Lab patches up relationship with Microsoft as antitrust complaint dropped

Kaspersky Lab patches up relationship with Microsoft as antitrust complaint dropped

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has dropped an antitrust legal complaint against Microsoft after the US technology giant agreed to give anti-virus vendors greater control over how their software...

NetRom news story - Microsoft fixes 25 critical issues in August Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixes 25 critical issues in August Patch Tuesday

The Microsoft August 2017 Patch Tuesday update has landed and contains patches for 48 vulnerabilities, 25 of which are for critical issues. 27 of the vulnerabilities can be exploited to achieve remote...

NetRom news story - Hotspot Shield VPN throws your privacy in the fire, injects ads, JS into browsers – claim

Hotspot Shield VPN throws your privacy in the fire, injects ads, JS into browsers – claim

CDT tries to set fed trade watchdog on internet biz The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), a digital rights advocacy group, on Monday urged US federal trade authorities to investigate VPN provider AnchorFree for...

NetRom news story - Google on Anti-Diversity Manifesto: Employees Must 'Feel Safe Sharing Their Opinions'

Google on Anti-Diversity Manifesto: Employees Must 'Feel Safe Sharing Their Opinions'

The company has responded to a document that went viral within the company. On Saturday, we reported about an anti-diversity manifesto penned by a Google software engineer that was shared widely...

NetRom news story - Siemens CT scanners open to remote compromise via publicly available exploits

Siemens CT scanners open to remote compromise via publicly available exploits

Siemens has finally provided patches for a number of Microsoft Windows SMBv1 vulnerabilities that affect some of the medical devices sold under the Siemens Healthineers brand. Some fixes are available After WannaCry hit...

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