A week in security (April 16 – April 22) | Advanced Mobile Spy Software
Last week, we took a stroll down memory lane talking about Facebook and MySpace, noticed a change in the Magnitude exploit kit—wherein it started adopting the GandCrab ransomware, took a good look at a new form of adware that is based on Python, chatted a bit about Russian hacking with a journalist, encouraged retailers to ask the right questions to protect their business, and weighed in on a way to speed up Internet bandwidth and increase privacy via Cloudflare's new DNS service. Other news Cryptocurrency is all the rave these days—and so are cryptominers. Security researchers recently discovered one that doesn't rely on an open browser session. (Source: HackRead) Tax fraud is no longer for the clueless, it seems. Experts noticed that scammers are also targeting tax professionals—those filing taxes on behalf of their clients. (Source: CNBC) To date, adware, spyware, and malware have lurked inside the Google Play Store. But surveillanceware? That's definitely something new. (Source: