This Week in Security News: Adware and Ransomware | Cell Phone Spy and Mobile Tracking Software
Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about an adware that disguised itself as different apps and monitors mobile devices. Also, learn more about the different ransomware attacks Trend Micro has been tracking. Read on: Adware Disguised as Game, TV, Remote Control Apps Infect 9 Million Google Play Users This adware discovered by Trend Micro is capable of displaying full-screen ads, hiding itself, monitoring a device's screen unlocking functionality, and running in the mobile device's background. Reddit locks out users with poor password hygiene after spotting 'unusual activity' Some Redditors have been locked out of their accounts over a mysterious security problem that the internet forum's admins have blamed on people reusing old passwords. German Man Admits to Politician Data Breach A 20-year-old man has admitted to police that he was behind the recent data