Israeli security researchers have discovered a new strain of adware that quietly infected an estimated 25 million outdated Android devices that loaded apps from third-party app stores.
Dubbed “Agent Smith” by security firm Check Point, the adware exploits known Android vulnerabilities to infect common mobile applications, such as WhatsApp, FlipKart or Opera Mini, that the user has already installed.… read the full article
When Sam Raimi’s name pops in the credits of a thriller about man-eating alligators, it’s only natural to assume that The Evil Dead auteur is behind the camera choreographing the carnage.… read the full article
Rouhani called on the Iranian military to strengthen their readiness in the face of enemy threats in a speech during Tuesday’s defense show. Iran says its new Kowsar fighter jet has flown.… read the full article
A Mississippi Republican running for governor and a female reporter seeking to spend a day with him on the campaign trail squared off Thursday morning on CNN over his refusal to be alone with her.… read the full article
Nevertheless as Richard Aboulafia, an aerospace analyst with the Teal Group of Fairfax, Virginia, said in an email to Bloomberg “The U.S. Air Force fighter budget is unlikely to grow by much, so the fear is that replacing the F-15 fleet, rather than upgrading the old F-15s, would take cash away from F-35 procurement.”
SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong’s political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said.… read the full article