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Experts recorded more than 500,000 attacks on iOT-devices in 2 hours

Experts recorded attacks on iOT devices

Avast experts conducted an experiment by installing in more than 500 Honeypots servers in several countries around the world webcams or routers that were posing as IoT-devices, such as streaming devices. Thus, the researchers wanted to prove to how many attacks smart home devices could be exposed. Experts have recorded …

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Avast researchers found on Google Play several surveillance applications

Avast researchers found on Google Play several surveillance applications

Avast specialists discovered seven spyware applications for ordinary users (the so-called stalkerware) in the Google Play directory. Although these products regularly removed from the catalog, as the rules of Google Play strictly prohibit the distribution of such solutions, many of them manage still to gain thousands of installations. Such issue …

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