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Baidu Android apps removed from Play Store because caught collecting user details

Two Baidu Android apps have been removed from the Google Play Store in October after they’ve been caught collecting sensitive user details. Two apps belonging to Chinese tech giant Baidu, Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box, have been removed from the Google Play Store at the end of October after they’ve been caught collecting sensitive user detai
Publish At:2020-11-24 18:20 | Read:325 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android Baidu data leak Hacking

More than 100 Million Android users at risk due to the Baidu Moplus SDK

A vulnerability known as Wormhole affects the Baidu Moplus SDK and potentially exposes more than 100 Million users to cyber attacks. The Moplus software development kit (SDK) distributed by the Chinese Search Engine Baidu includes a functionality that can be exploited to gain access to the user’s device. The backdoor-l
Publish At:2015-11-03 22:30 | Read:3207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Security Android backdo

XcodeGhost Malware Stirring Up More Trouble

As more eyes peer into XcodeGhost, the malware that managed to sneak into Apple’s App Store, more trouble bubbles to the surface.Researchers at Palo Alto Networks said in an updated report that the malware contains a vulnerability that allows an attacker in man-in-the-middle position to control iOS applications infected by XcodeGhost. “XcodeGho
Publish At:2015-09-23 11:40 | Read:4546 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Malware Vulnerabilities amazon Apple App Store Apple m

XcodeGhost iOS Malware Contained

Concern over the so-called XcodeGhost malware has put the security of Apple’s App Store on the front page. While the App Store was not hacked, attackers did manage to append malicious code to a number of popular apps—most of those developed in China—and find a loophole in Apple’s code-scanning to slip them into the App Store.Worry elevated in the
Publish At:2015-09-22 00:30 | Read:3412 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Malware Mobile Security apple Apple App Store Apple co

GitHub Restores Service Following DDoS Attack

GitHub has successfully restored service to its users following a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack earlier this week.According to ZDNet, the site’s code repository, which hosts code ranging from security systems to application frameworks as well as data dumps, first detected connectivity issues at approximately 10:39 BST (05:39 EDT) on Tuesd
Publish At:2015-08-26 14:00 | Read:3219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Anthr@x Baidu DDoS GitHub Greatfire.org

FBI Links Chinese Government to DDoS Attacks on US Websites

  The FBI says it has credible evidence to link the Chinese government to attackers who leveraged two Chinese telecom companies and the Baidu search engine to carry out recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks targeting unnamed U.S. websites. The FBI issued a confidential Flash Alert to U.S. companies alleging that the Chinese government san
Publish At:2015-06-09 16:15 | Read:6529 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Cyber Security Cyber Warfare Security U

Is China responsible for Massive DDoS Attack against GitHub?

The Chinese Government is suspected for the large-scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that hit the popular GitHub website. The popular coding website Github suffered a large-scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that lasted more than 24 hours starting from Thursday night. The attack exploited the redi
Publish At:2015-03-28 18:10 | Read:4818 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Baidu Censorship DDoS dist

Sony Xperia Smartphones send user data in China

Security experts have discovered that Sony Xperia Smartphones secretly send user Data to servers in China due to the presence of the Baidu spyware. Sony Xperia Devices secretly send user data to servers in China, this is the last news that is shocking the mobile industry and that was published on several forums. The problem
Publish At:2014-10-29 19:55 | Read:4383 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile Baidu China cyber espionage malware mobile sm

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