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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:99 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile 2FA Android information

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:154 | 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:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Belarusian government Google Ha

SourMint SDK used by 1200 iOS apps shows malicious behavior

Experts at security firm Snyk discovered a malicious behavior in an advertising SDK that is used in more than 1,200 iOS apps available in the Apple App Store. Experts at security firm Snyk discovered a malicious behavior in the advertising SDK SourMint developed by Mintegral, a China-based mobile advertising platform provider. The Mintegral SDK is adverti
Publish At:2020-08-25 06:12 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security ad fraud Hacking hacking news

Flaws in ‘Find My Mobile’ exposed Samsung phones to hack

A researcher found multiple flaws in Samsung’s Find My Mobile that could have been chained to perform various malicious activities on Samsung Galaxy Phones. The security researcher Pedro Umbelino from Portugal-based cybersecurity services provider Char49 discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Samsung’s Find My Mobile that could have been chained to p
Publish At:2020-08-11 14:41 | Read:254 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Find My Mobile hacking news inf

Why Australian Data Breach Numbers Are Underreported

Recently, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) published its periodic statistical report on data breaches  – occurring in Australia during the first half of 2020 – received under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme. According to the report, there was a three percent decrease in the number of data breaches reported t
Publish At:2020-08-10 13:45 | Read:358 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Australia coronavirus COVID-19 Data Breach m

Qualcomm and MediaTek Wi-Fi chips impacted by Kr00k-Like attacks

Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Qualcomm and MediaTek are impacted by vulnerabilities similar to the Kr00k issue disclosed early this year. Earlier this year, experts from ESET disclosed the Kr00k, a new high-severity hardware vulnerability, that affects Wi-Fi chips manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress. The Kr00k vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-15126,
Publish At:2020-08-08 04:35 | Read:275 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Kr00k Wi-Fi

NSA releases a guide to reduce location tracking risks

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) is warning of risks posed by location services for staff who work in defence or national security. The United States National Security Agency (NSA) published a new guide to warn of the risks posed by location services for staff who work in defence or national security. The guide, titled “Limiting Locatio
Publish At:2020-08-05 12:15 | Read:316 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security defense Hacki

Trump says he will ban popular Chinese video app TikTok in the US

President Donald Trump announced that he plans to ban the popular short video app TikTok from operating in the US as early as Saturday. President Donald Trump has announced he is going to ban the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok in the US. The US President is ready to sign an executive order as early as Saturday to block the popular application
Publish At:2020-08-01 07:03 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile China cyber espionage Hack

New Android BlackRock malware targets hundreds of apps

Researchers spotted a new Android banking trojan dubbed BlackRock malware that steals credentials and credit card data from hundreds of apps. Security experts from ThreatFabric have discovered a new Android banking trojan dubbed BlackRock that steals credentials and credit card data from a list of 337 apps. The BlackRock malware borrows the code from t
Publish At:2020-07-17 15:17 | Read:316 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android BlackRock m

US applauds British ban on China’s Huawei for 5G networks

The United States applauded the UK’s decision to ban equipment from China’s Huawei telecoms giant from its 5G network. Last week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced its decision to phase out the use of network equipment manufactured by the Chinese tech giant Huawei in the UK’s 5G network as little as six months. “We welcom
Publish At:2020-07-15 13:04 | Read:325 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Mobile China cyberepionage Hackin

Pre-Installed malware spotted on other Android phones sold in US

Researchers from Malwarebytes have found yet another phone with pre-installed malware via the Lifeline Assistance program sold in the United States. Researchers at Malwarebytes have found malware pre-installed on smartphones sold in the United States, this is the second time as documented in a report published in January. In January, Malwarebytes resea
Publish At:2020-07-10 05:40 | Read:445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android Hacking hacking news in

We found yet another phone with pre-installed malware via the Lifeline Assistance program

We have discovered, yet again, another phone model with pre-installed malware provided from the Lifeline Assistance program via Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile.  This time, an ANS (American Network Solutions) UL40 running Android OS 7.1.1.   After our writing back in January—”United States government-funded phones come pre-installed wi
Publish At:2020-07-08 13:33 | Read:436 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android android malware Android/PUP.Riskware.Autoins.Fota An

Huawei faces 5G ban from British’s 5G network within months

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is going to ban the use of equipment from the Chinese tech giant Huawei in Britain’s 5G network, reported The Daily Telegraph. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to begin phasing out the use of network equipment manufactured by the Chinese tech giant Huawei in the UK’s 5G network as little as six months, The D
Publish At:2020-07-05 10:18 | Read:473 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Mobile Security 5G

Google buys AR smart-glasses company North

byLisa VaasGoogle announced on Tuesday that it’s purchased a smart-glasses company called North and, notwithstanding its failure to bring Google Glass wearables to the masses, still plans to caress our vision with the vast tentacles of its helpfulness. From the announcement, which was posted by Rick Osterloh, Senior Vice President, Devices & Servi
Publish At:2020-07-03 08:19 | Read:436 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Mobile Privacy Uncategorized Focals Glass Google Glas

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