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Microsoft Word Vuln Went Unnoticed for 17 Years: Report

Researchers claim Microsoft Word vulnerability, patched today, has existed for 17 years.

Microsoft Word Vuln Went Unnoticed for 17 Years: Report

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Android Malware Steals Personal Data, Threatens to Leak It Online Unless You Pay
12 July 2017, 10:52 am

Another day, another form of malware targeting Android. This time, security company McAfee warns that LeakerLocker is a new type of mobile ransomware that goes after devices running Android using nothing else than applications published in the Google Play Store.

This means it’s not at all difficult to get your device infected, and statistics published in the Google Play Store reveal that thousands of users have already downloaded the compromised apps.

Basically, this ransomware is not encrypting files on the device, but only locking down the phone to steal user data in the background, including email address, contacts, browsing history, text messages and calls, device information, and even take photos with the camera.

The malware then demands the user to pay a ransom or have the data leaked online and submitted to everyone in the contact list
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