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Every Android user must follow this advice to keep device safe from terrifying threat

Security experts have discovered a new piece of malware which watches every single move an Android user makes. Dubbed Vultur, the malware was first spotted a few months ago in March 2021. And the malware’s name is fitting, as Vultur is a predatory piece of software that targets unsuspecting Android users.

Vultur is a piece of banking malware that differs from its peers.

While other banking trojans use screen overlays to steal critical financial information, Vultur takes a more complex approach.

According to ThreatFabric, the Android malware uses keylogging and screen recording to watch a victim’s every move.

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Android users warned about a new threat to their phones – DON’T click on these links

“The problem is that some of these link shortener services use aggressive advertising techniques such as scareware ads: informing users their devices are infected with dangerous malware, directing users to download dodgy apps from the Google Play store or to participate in shady surveys, delivering adult content, offering to start premium SMS service subscriptions, enabling browser notifications, and making dubious offers to win prizes.”

ESET said depending on which devices you’re using, these URL shorteners can pose different threats.

For instance, iOS users could be flooded with unwanted ads and see their calendars filled with events that spam them and

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REvil Ransomware Group Reportedly Drops Apple Threat

The hacking group known as REvil has reportedly pulled all references to a ransomware attack against Apple supplier Quanta Computer from its home on the dark web, MacRumors reports.

Last week, the group had threatened Quanta with ransomware, demanding $50 million by April 27 in order to stop it from leaking product blueprints. It appears, per BleepingComputer, that after Quanta didn’t budge, it turned to Apple for the money.

“Quanta Computer’s information security team has worked with external IT experts in response to cyber attacks on a small number of Quanta servers,” a Quanta spokesperson told BleepingComputer last

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