6 common types of cyber attacks and how to prevent them
by Lisa Vaas It’s one thing to slip spyware onto somebody’s phone so you can surreptitiously intercept text messages, call logs, emails, location tracking, calendar information and record conversations – that kind of privacy-spurning stuff. It’s another thing entirely to be the company that makes and markets the software… and – the coup de GAH!
A new malware program called the Skygofree Trojan was discovered targeting Android smartphones and tablets with extensive spyware capabilities in order to gain access to user information and gather data from apps. How does this Trojan work and what makes it unique compared to other types of spyware? Antimalware vendors have a category — greyware —