McAfee Labs accesses cyberthreats

11/21/2013 | ARN (Australia)

Android-based malware, signed malware, spam and virtual currencies were the leading threats during the third quarter, according to McAfee Labs. Exploit/MasterKey.A is a new category of Android malware that can get around the digital signature validation of applications, the McAfee security researchers report. "The efforts to bypass code validation on mobile devices, and commandeer it altogether on PCs, both represent attempts to circumvent trust mechanisms upon which our digital ecosystems rely," said McAfee's Sean Duca.

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