Millions of iPhones, TVs and other devices could go offline Thursday — here’s why [updated]

UPDATED to add that some devices were already starting to see connection issues on the evening of Sept. 29. Old Macs, iPhones, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS gaming consoles, an unknown number of smart TVs, set-top boxes and other “smart” devices, and even some PlayStation 4s may lose some internet connectivity this week. That’s because…

New FinSpy Malware Variant Infects Windows Systems With UEFI Bootkit

Commercially developed FinFisher surveillanceware has been upgraded to infect Windows devices using a UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) bootkit that leverages a trojanized Windows Boot Manager, marking a shift in infection vectors that allow it to elude discovery and analysis. Detected in the wild since 2011, FinFisher (aka FinSpy or Wingbird) is a spyware toolset…

Beware! This Android Trojan Stole Millions of Dollars from Over 10 Million Users

A newly discovered “aggressive” mobile campaign has infected north of 10 million users from over 70 countries via seemingly innocuous Android apps that subscribe the individuals to premium services costing €36 (~$42) per month without their knowledge. Zimperium zLabs dubbed the malicious trojan “GriftHorse.” The money-making scheme is believed to have been under active development…