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August 19, 2014

Android App Uninstaller Reads Your Texts

09:43 ET, 19 August 2014 This week, Malwarebytes points us to an app that disguises itself as an uninstaller utility. Such apps are handy enough, but this […]
August 18, 2014

New app reveals how your smartphone can spy on you without permission

09:21 ET, 18 August 2014 Your Android phone can be turned into a microphone without your permission or knowledge. All that’s needed are the gyros in […]
August 15, 2014

Chinese cops cuff teen over Heart App Android malware flap

10:05 ET, 15 August 2014 Chinese authorities have arrested a 19-year-old suspected of unleashing a fast spreading strain of malware that infects Android smartphones. Police told […]
August 14, 2014

New Android Malware Is Spreading Through Third-Party App Markets

10:13 ET, 14 August 2014 Security researchers at ESET have discovered a new strain of Android malware that is distributed through the unofficial app markets. The […]
August 13, 2014

Krysanec RAT hides in fake Android apps

9:14 EST 13 August 2014     In a new blog post on its We Live Security website, the security firm reveals that the RAT contains […]
August 12, 2014

Hackers starting to learn Counterveillance during Blackhat and Defcon

11:23 ET, 12 August 2014 Are you being spied on? That worry is a top focus of discussion at the Def Con 22 hackers conference. High-tech […]
August 12, 2014

Smartphone hack: Malware able to steal anything infects 500,000+ devices

09:34 ET, 12 August 2014 Banks should look for new – secure – ways of exchanging information with their clients after the emergence of malicious software […]
August 11, 2014

Smart Nest thermostat easily turned into spying device

10:25 ET, 11 August 2014 At this year’s edition of the Black Hat security conference, a group of researchers has shown how extremely easy is to hack into […]
August 11, 2014

Fundamental 'Fake ID' Flaw Lets Malware Run Wild

9:00 AM EST AUGUST 11, 2014     One of the best things about mobile operating systems is sandboxing. This technique compartmentalizes applications, preventing risky apps […]
August 8, 2014

Dangerous Android malware can do anything it wants with over 500K infected devices

9:20 EST AUGUST 8 2014     A new piece of dangerous malware has apparently been discovered, RT.com reports, and it’s running on more than half a million Android devices […]
August 7, 2014

Android malware spreads via mail tracking SMS spam

8:35 EST AUGUST 7 2014   Attackers are spreading Android malware to users under the guise of phony mail tracking notifications made to look like DHL […]
August 6, 2014

Retailers Harassed by Backoff Malware

9:00 EST AUGUST 6 2014   Remote desktop software is attractive to hackers because if it’s cracked, it gives them the same control over a system […]
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