Gooligan malware has breached the security of 1.3 million Google accounts on Android phones. This malware begins infection when a user installs a Gooligan-infected app on a vulnerable Android device, according to Security firm Checkpoint.
Is your account has been breached, Cybersecurity firm Check Point has set up an online tool called Gooligan.CheckPoint.com . Enter your Google email address to see if your google account is breached.
As a desktop OS, a smartphone OS is also susceptible to malware attacks in spite of having robust security architecture. Studies have shown that almost 90-95% of the users are unaware of this fact and thus do not use any security mechanism for their smartphones. Most of the time users cannot even determine whether their phone is infected with any malware.
The 21st century has seen proliferation of smartphones as much as, the sale of smartphones is going to cross the sale of desktop computers soon. It has also witnessed a huge number of malware attacks on desktop OS. As a smartphone user (or addict?) you may wonder – Can malware affect my smartphone as well?
McAfee Labs offers it’s view of evolving security threats we expect to in year 2015 year. – See the McAfee Infographic key facts about these 2015 threats predictions.
Cyber espionage attacks will continue to increase.
Internet of Things (IoT)
Attacks on Internet of Things (IoT) devices will increase rapidly. ( This is due to number of connected devices, poor security ,and value of data on IoT devices).
Here is the list of top free online malware and virus scan services, this service uses multiple antivirus engines to scan your file or program.
NoVirusThanks – NoVirusThanks.org is a free service to scan suspicious file on your computer or suspect that a file or program you downloaded from the Internet might be malicious. This service uses multiple antivirus engines to scan your file or program.
Google has listed Top ten domains responsible top ten most popular malware sites. All domains on the top-10 list are suspected to have compromised more than 10,000 web sites on the Internet.
Here is the list of top 10 malware sites