Mars

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MARS, short for Mobile App Reputation Service, is a malware detection system developed and launched by Trend Micro in 2012. It is designed to pre-scan apps for potential threats and has been employed by various high-profile customers including Salesforce, Slack, Mars, BMW, Avery Dennison, Priceline, Cushman & Wakefield, DocuSign, Plaid, and Agoda. The system has proven effective, with over 36 billion queries received and 27 million detections made as of September 2022. In 2021 alone, MARS handled over 47 billion queries, resulting in 37 million malicious app detections. However, the term "Mars" also refers to the fourth planet from the sun in our solar system, often associated with challenging conditions and ambitious exploration efforts. NASA's Artemis program aims to return U.S. astronauts to the Moon before embarking on crewed missions to Mars within the next few decades. However, a report from NASA’s Office of Inspector General warned that the agency needs to improve its Human Exploration Campaign (HEC) efforts, as inaction could hinder future mission priorities and goals. The challenges of space exploration are underscored by the harsh reality of the Martian environment. While popular culture may portray Mars as potentially habitable, in reality, it is a very cold, dry, and hostile place. The complexities of spaceflight, radiation exposure, and expense make traveling to Mars a long and dangerous endeavor. NASA's Mars Sample Return Program, which aims to bring Martian samples back to Earth for study, has also faced difficulties in getting off the drawing board, highlighting the significant obstacles in exploring the red planet.
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Trend Micro
a year ago
Trend Helps Google Play Prevent Malicious Apps via ADA
Trend Micro
a year ago
Trend Joining App Defense Alliance Announced by Google
CERT-EU
6 months ago
Hacking club sparks cybersecurity success for ASU grad | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker | National Cyber Security Consulting
ESET
a month ago
Why space exploration is important for Earth and its future: Q&A with David Eicher
CERT-EU
a year ago
Links 22/02/2023: KDE Plasma 5.27.1 and New Fears Over Nukes
CERT-EU
6 months ago
Search | arXiv e-print repository
CERT-EU
7 months ago
Search | arXiv e-print repository
Securityaffairs
a year ago
Stealc, a new advanced infostealer appears in the threat landscape
CERT-EU
10 months ago
Hackaday Links: July 16, 2023
CERT-EU
10 months ago
Partner Content | Tech Update: Steelmaker invests in decarbonizing technology and ransomware bills keep rising
Securityaffairs
5 months ago
Info stealers and how to protect against them
MITRE
a year ago
Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme
CERT-EU
a year ago
Partner Content | Tech Update: $30M for quantum research and Ottawa builds a drone testing ground
CERT-EU
9 months ago
MMRat Carries Out Bank Fraud Via Fake App Stores
CERT-EU
9 months ago
Links 08/09/2023: Release of Francis 1.0, EnterpriseDB Chooses GNU General Public License v3 for Component
CERT-EU
3 months ago
The War on Iraq : Five US Presidents, Five British Prime Ministers, More than Thirty Years of Duplicity, and Counting.... - Global Research
Trend Micro
9 months ago
MMRat Carries Out Bank Fraud Via Fake App Stores
Trend Micro
10 months ago
Related CherryBlos and FakeTrade Android Malware Involved in Scam Campaigns
CERT-EU
7 months ago
Signal Debunks Zero-Day Vulnerability Reports, Finds No Evidence
CERT-EU
a year ago
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