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Google Play to Use Third Party Security to Scan Apps

Google is to use outside help to scan apps before they go into the Google Play store. It says the move is needed to cope with the continuing increase in the number of rogue Android apps. Just two weeks ago, 21 Android apps were reported to be rogue ... ; in early September, 24 apps were found to be rogue . The new "App Defense Alliance" involves Google working with three security companies, namely: ESET, Lookout and Zimperium. They all specialize in mobile security with a particular emphasis not just on spotting individual rogue apps, but on figuring out common characteristics and clues ... (view more)

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TorrentLocker Ransomware Spreading Fast: Report

A new report from security firm ESET finds that the TorrentLocker ransomware scam has now encrypted an estimated 285 million files. Unfortunately, ESET security experts don't see the rate of infections dropping off any time soon. A TorrentLocker ... infection, like other ransomware schemes (such as CryptoWall or CryptoLocker ), usually takes place when a victim downloads a malicious file. Although the name TorrentLocker might suggest infections come through the way of torrents (a file typically used for file sharing), it does not; in fact, most TorrentLocker infections come through email. ... (view more)

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'AIMP 3.51 Build 1288', and 'ESET SysInspector 1.2.042'

AIMP 3.51 Build 1288 This fully-featured multimedia player gives users access to advanced audio converter, recorder, and tag editor tools. Thanks to the inclusion of an easy-to-use user interface, it's perfect for amateur and professional users. ... ESET SysInspector 1.2.042 ESET SysInspector gives users access to a state-of-the-art diagnostic tool for the Windows operating system. Specifically, it allows users to investigate the running processes, startup items, and network connections on their systems. This freeware software program is brought to you by ... (view more)

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'Mousotron 8.0', and 'ESET SysInspector 1.2.034'

Mousotron 8.0 Mousotron is a mouse and keyboard activity monitor for Windows computers. It works like an odometer or tripometer for your mouse cursor. Basically, the software calculates just how far your mouse cursor has traveled on your screen and ... how many times the mouse buttons were clicked. It also tracks the number of keystrokes made on your keyboard. ESET SysInspector 1.2.034 ESET SysInspector is a free, state-of-the-art diagnostic tool for Windows based systems. It examines your computer's operating system and displays details such as running processes, ... (view more)

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