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Two Ztorg Trojans Removed from Google Play Store Are Definitely Better

For the second time in a month, Google removed malicious apps infected with the Ztorg Trojans that could allow attackers to root targeted devices. Most software developers update their apps to patch vulnerabilities and add new features. But when the software is malware, an update could be the worst thing to do. The Google Play Store is always working to prev
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:161 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Mobile Android Cyb

A New malware dubbed dvmap for android was found and removed from play store

Kaspersky Lab had discovered a new malware dubbed dvmap for Android was found and removed from the official Google Play store A New malware dubbed dvmap for Android was found and removed from the official Google Play store Kaspersky Lab had discovered the new malware that is capable of obtaining root access on Android devices and is capable of taking over th
Publish At:2017-06-16 09:20 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android DVMAP Hacking malware m

How can I extend the life of my battery?

Short battery life is a known issue for all smartphones There is hardly anything more frustrating than wanting to use your cell phone and not having enough juice in it. Sometimes you can just plug it in the wall and charge it a little bit, but there are also times when you don’t have the luxury to do so. Short battery life is a known issue for all smartphone
Publish At:2017-06-16 00:40 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Android Panda Mobile Security ti

June’s Android Security Bulletin Address Critical Vulnerabilities in Media Framework and Qualcomm Components

Google recently released their June security bulletin for Android, which addresses critical vulnerabilities found in Media framework, as well as various critical vulnerabilities that are based on Qualcomm components. As with previous Android security updates, this month’s bulletin is available via over-the-air updates for native Android devices or via servic
Publish At:2017-06-08 23:35 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Vulnerabilities android Qualcomm

Millions of Android devices potentially exposed to the Cloak and Dagger attack

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new attack against Android OS, dubbed ‘Cloak and Dagger,’ millions of devices at risk. Security researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new attack, dubbed ‘Cloak and Dagger’, that allows taking full control of Android devices. The  ‘Cloak a
Publish At:2017-05-26 09:05 | Read:317 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Android Cloak and Dagger Google

NDAY-2017-0103: Arbitrary kernel write in sys_oabi_epoll_wait

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Nicolas Trippar Follow Nicolas Trippar (@ntrippar) zNID: NDAY-2017-0103 CVE: CVE-2016-3857 Type: Elevation of Privileges Platform: Android < 6.0 Device type: Huawei MT7-UL00, Nexus 7 Zimperium protection: Detected the exploit without an update. Zimperium partners and customers do not need to take any
Publish At:2017-05-25 16:50 | Read:325 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Mobile security Mobile Threat Defense N-Day Threat R

NDAY-2017-0106: Elevation of Privilege in NVIDIA nvhost-vic driver

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Nicolas Trippar Follow Nicolas Trippar (@ntrippar) zNID: NDAY-2017-0106 CVE: CVE-2016-2434 Type: Elevation of Privileges Platform: Android 6.0.1 Device type: Nexus 9 Zimperium protection: Detected the exploit without an update. Zimperium partners and customers do not need to take any action to detect th
Publish At:2017-05-25 16:50 | Read:370 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Mobile Threat Defense N-Day Threat Research

Is online banking safe? How to use online banking apps

Online banking has exploded in popularity, mainly down to the fact that it makes managing our finances so easy. Every high street bank now has online facilities for checking balances, setting up direct debits and printing statements from their website for instance. And most also have a smartphone app so you can check that information on the move. But this in
Publish At:2017-05-24 11:35 | Read:310 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Android cybersecurity

¿Son seguras las apps de banca online?

Pautas de seguridad para tus operaciones de banca online Las ventajas a nivel de comodidad e inmediatez que ofrecen las aplicaciones de banca en online han hecho que en los últimos años cada vez más usuarios empiecen a gestionar sus finanzas también desde su móvil. Poder realizar todas las operaciones y consultar el saldo desde cualquier lugar han convencido
Publish At:2017-05-22 22:45 | Read:432 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Android cybersecurity

Google is rolling out Google Play Protect, a machine-learning system to protect Android users

Google is rolling out a new protection system called Google Play Protect, it is a machine-learning system to protect Android users. Good news for Android users, Google has introduced another security defense system, called Google Play Protect, to protect the devices running its mobile OS. Google already uses several security measures to protect the smartphon
Publish At:2017-05-21 18:30 | Read:282 | Comments:773 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security Android Google Play Protect mo

NDAY-2017-0105: Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in MSM Thermal Driver

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Nicolas Trippar Follow Nicolas Trippar (@ntrippar) Following our announcement on N-Days Exploit Acquisition Program for smartphones, we are delighted to share the first couple of submissions. We received many submissions and we’re in the process of sharing them with ZHA followed by a public disclosure
Publish At:2017-04-25 15:35 | Read:420 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Mobile Malware Mobile security Threat Research Uncat

NDAY-2017-0102: Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in NVIDIA Video Driver

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Nicolas Trippar Follow Nicolas Trippar (@ntrippar) Following our announcement on N-Days Exploit Acquisition Program for smartphones, we are delighted to share the first couple of submissions. We received many submissions and we’re in the process of sharing them with ZHA followed by a public disclosur
Publish At:2017-04-25 15:35 | Read:393 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Mobile Malware Mobile security Mobile Threat Defense

Threat Research: FalseGuide

This Threat Research is about the recently (re)discovered “FalseGuide” threat found in Google Play. FalseGuide is form of malware that has been hidden in more than 40 game guide apps in Google Play since February 2017. According to reports, approximately 600,000 devices may have been infected before the known versions of the malware were removed from Google
Publish At:2017-04-25 15:35 | Read:395 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Mobile Malware Mobile security Mobile Threat Defense

‘Ghost Push’ Malware Threatens Android Users

Why should you update your Android device’s operating system? Two words. Ghost Push. The well known trojan has had various iterations and it’s often updated to bypass new security updates. At its peak, Ghost Push infected over 600,000 Android devices daily, a colossal number. The trojan is capable of rooting phones, displaying revenue-generating ads that dra
Publish At:2017-04-16 18:05 | Read:362 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Android cybersecurity Malware Ra

Android Chrysaor spyware went undetected for years

Chrysaor spyware is an Android surveillance malware that remained undetected for at least three years, NSO Group Technology is suspected to be the author. Security experts at Google and Lookout spotted an Android version of one of the most sophisticated mobile spyware known as Chrysaor that remained undetected for at least three years. due to its smart self-
Publish At:2017-04-05 19:25 | Read:552 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android Chrysaor spyware Espion

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