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Chinese ad firm pwns Android users, creates hijackable global botnet – The Register


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Chinese ad firm pwns Android users, creates hijackable global botnet
The Register
A Chinese advertising company has infected and 'completely' hijacked likely hundreds of thousands of Android handsets with an attack so careless it exposes a global botnet to easy hijacking and opens handsets to total compromise by any malware. FireEye …
Chinese firm attacks Android phones via malware-laced appsV3.co.uk
Chinese Marketing Firm Spreads Adware to Promote Its App PortfolioSoftpedia News

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Former BlueHat Prize winner pwns Microsoft, researcher bypasses all EMET protections

At BSides security conference in San Francisco, Bromium Labs’ security researcher Jared DeMott showed attack code capable of bypassing “all of the protections” in Microsoft’s free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 4.1.
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