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Windows 10's Android app streaming is now available for some devices

Last month, Microsoft announced that Samsung Galaxy smartphones will be able to stream Android apps to their Windows devices with the company's Your Phone app.Earlier, this streaming feature was only available to the testers in the Release Preview Channel of the Windows Insider program. In a new tweet, Microsoft has now confirmed that the feature is being ro
Publish At:2020-09-18 19:20 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software android

Rampant Kitten ‘s arsenal includes Android malware that bypasses 2FA

Security researchers discovered Android malware capable of bypassing 2FA that was developed by an Iran-linked group dubbed Rampant Kitten Security researchers from Check Point discovered an Android malware, developed by an Iran-linked group dubbed Rampant Kitten, that is able to bypass 2FA. Rampant Kitten has been active at least since 2014 and was inv
Publish At:2020-09-18 16:30 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile 2FA Android information

1/3 of Americans Suffer from Digital Amnesia (Survey)

Are digital devices like smartphones, tablets, and computers diminishing our memory? We asked Americans which important phone numbers they can remember and the results were alarming—it’s not a lot. Perhaps the most frightening finding from our survey is that over 82 percent of parents wouldn’t be able to remember their children’s phone number if they had to.
Publish At:2020-09-16 15:51 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Android Apple Infographics news survey tips

Android app security: Over 12,000 popular Android apps contain undocumented backdoors

Many Android apps contain hidden secretsWhen many people think about malware and other malicious or suspicious software, they focus on computers. It is common best practice to have an antivirus program installed and regularly running on these machines.Smartphones are rapidly becoming the most common and popular device for computation and Internet acces
Publish At:2020-09-15 10:00 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Awareness security android

Google Reveals Work Profile Privacy Features in Android 11

Google this week announced improved privacy and security features in Android 11, including a series of enhancements aimed specifically at employees.Android 11 is the seventh operating system release to include enterprise features since the introduction of the work profile in 2014 to separate work data on employees’ personal devices. The new platform iteratio
Publish At:2020-09-10 07:45 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Mobile Security Privacy Mobile & Wirel

Samsung fixes critical Android flaws with September updates

Samsung has started rolling out Android's September security updates to mobile devices to fix critical security vulnerabilities in the operating system and enhance overall features on the devices.This week Android published their September 2020 security updates, which includes numerous security patches for critical vulnerabilities impacting the lat
Publish At:2020-09-09 13:50 | Read:128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology android

Android's September 2020 Patches Fix Critical System Vulnerabilities

Google addressed two critical vulnerabilities in the Android System component as part of the newly released September 2020 set of security patches.More than 50 flaws are described in the Android Security Bulletin for September 2020: twenty-two as part of the 2020-09-01 security patch level and twenty-nine with the 2020-09-05 security patch level.Of the 22 is
Publish At:2020-09-09 08:17 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Google rolls out Secure DNS support to Chrome for Android

Google is rolling out DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) support to Chrome for Android, starting with devices where the web browser has been updated to version 85.DoH enables DNS resolution over encrypted HTTPS connections instead of using plain text DNS lookups, thus preventing attackers from seeing what sites are you browsing by monitoring your
Publish At:2020-09-03 17:07 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

Is the Belarusian government behind the surveillance Android app banned by Google?

Google has removed an app from the Play Store that was used by the Belarusian government to spy on anti-government protesters. Google has removed the app NEXTA LIVE (com.moonfair.wlkm) from the official Play Store because it was used by the Belarusian government to spy on anti-government protesters. The malicious app remained in the store for almost thre
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:47 | Read:263 | Comments:1 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Belarusian government Google Ha

Covid-19 Exposure Logging: Key Privacy Considerations

Recently, both Apple and Google released new updates for iPhone and Android devices. One feature that was added was “Covid-19 Exposure Logging.” The feature is off (for now), and according to the text that accompanies the app, when turned on, it is set to communicate via Bluetooth to other devices.iPhone Android My initial response was that we are
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:25 | Read:191 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Healthcare Android Apple COVID-19 crowdsou

Malicious Android Apps Slip Through Google Play Protection

Multiple Android apps were found spying on users and recruiting victims' devices into ad-fraud botnets.Security researchers have discovered at least half a dozen cases in which malicious Android apps slipped through the Google Play safety net to plant malware on Android devices. In a separate case, Android apps promised free shoes but instead delivered a bot
Publish At:2020-08-31 18:00 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags: android

Android Users Bugged by Fake Popups

Google Android users were pestered last week by a series of fake notifications popping up on their devices.According to Paul Ducklin of Naked Security by Sophos', the string of phony popups first became an annoyance for users of the Google Hangouts app before bothering users of Microsoft Teams."Users all over the world, and therefore at all tim
Publish At:2020-08-31 15:30 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags: android

Fake Android notifications – first Google, then Microsoft affected

byPaul DucklinThanks to Craig Jones, Director of Information Security at Sophos, and the Sophos Security Teamfor their behind-the-scenes work on this article.If you’re a Google Android user, you may have been pestered over the past week by popup notifications that you didn’t expect and certainly didn’t want.The first mainstream victim seems
Publish At:2020-08-28 17:02 | Read:191 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Microsoft FCM Google Cloud notifications popups andro

Cyber News Rundown: Android Giveaway Fraud

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. Thousands of Android Users fall Victim to Giveaway Fraud Upwards of 65,000 Android users were potentially compromised after installing a malicious app promising free giveaways. Over the year the scam was in effect, roughly 5,000 apps were spoofed to lure victims into downloading in exchange for a phony giveaway. In reality, the infe
Publish At:2020-08-28 14:13 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel android malware cyber

How to Know If Your Phone Has a Virus + How to Remove It

When you picture hackers you likely think of two things. Either large scale, enterprise attacks that cause millions in damage, or micro phishing attacks that prey on the most vulnerable internet users. Growing up in the internet age, with the said-to-be indestructible Apple products, it’s hard to fathom a virus wreaking havoc on your phone and mining your da
Publish At:2020-07-31 11:15 | Read:283 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Android Apple apps Panda Mobile Security sec

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