Have you ever felt like someone is spying on you through your phone? Well, they just might. In a recent video, security researchers from ZecOps have demonstrated a scary malware that makes it seem like your iPhone has been shut down and rebooted. But in reality, its camera and microphone remain up and running without any indicators, enabling hackers to on you.
While antivirus software is pretty good these days, it doesn’t always get things right. Some quite nasty stuff still gets missed and sometimes innocent software gets accidentally flagged as suspicious or infected with something when it’s not.
Almost Nikon’s entire collection of Windows software was being identified by some antivirus applications as containing Trojan Horse malware. Nikon says this was a mistake, and that the software caused no actual threat. They have released updates for almost all of their applications to resolve the false alarm.