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Zombinder APK binding service used in multiple malware attacks

Zombinder is a third-party service on darknet used to embed malicious payloads in legitimate Android applications. While investigating a new malware campaign targeting Android and Windows systems, researchers at Threat Fabric discovered a darknet service, dubbed Zombinder, used to embed malicious payloads in legitimate Android apps. The campaign involv
Publish At:2022-12-08 18:30 | Read:31103 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Malware Mobile An

Google: How Android’s Private Compute Core protects your data

Google has disclosed more technical details about how Private Compute Core (PCC) on Android works and keeps sensitive user data processed locally on protected devices.Introduced in Android 12, PCC is a secure, isolated, and trusted environment within the operating system where data from sensors, GPS, microphone, camera, and screen are stored and processed to
Publish At:2022-12-08 16:12 | Read:18311 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

Hive Social pulls the plug on itself after security flaws found

You may well have changed your social media site of choice recently, but that doesn’t mean the security implications of less familiar sites and services can be ignored. For the sites themselves, coping with an influx of new users can be nothing short of a large headache. And even the more established entities like Mastodon—which is expe
Publish At:2022-12-08 14:18 | Read:14680 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Hive social app mobile social media socmed mastodon twi

Android app with over 5m downloads leaked user browsing history

The Android app Web Explorer – Fast Internet left an open instance, exposing a trove of sensitive data that malicious actors could use to check specific users’ browsing history. Original post at https://cybernews.com/security/android-app-leaked-user-browsing-history/ A browsing app for Android devices, Web Explorer – Fast Internet, left open its Fireba
Publish At:2022-12-08 11:50 | Read:22968 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security Android data leak Hacking hack

Pwn2Own Toronto 2022 hacking competition. Samsung S22 hacked

The Pwn2Own Toronto 2022 hacking competition has begun, this is the 10th anniversary of the consumer-focused version of the contest. The news of the Samsung Galaxy S22 hack on the first day of Pwn2Own Toronto 2022 made the headlines. White hat hackers that participated in the competition hacked the Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone twice during the first day
Publish At:2022-12-07 07:51 | Read:32827 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Cybercrime data breach informat

Android December 2022 security updates fix 81 vulnerabilities

Google has released the December 2022 security update for Android, fixing four critical-severity vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution flaw exploitable via Bluetooth.This month’s update addresses 45 vulnerabilities in core Android components with patch level 2022-12-01, and another 36 vulnerabilities impacting third-party components addres
Publish At:2022-12-06 16:11 | Read:72586 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile security android

Exclusive: The largest mobile malware marketplace identified by Resecurity in the Dark Web

Resecurity has identified a new underground marketplace in the Dark Web oriented towards mobile malware developers and operators. “In the Box” dark web marketplace is leveraged by cybercriminals to attack over 300 financial institutions (FIs), payment systems, social media and online-retailers in 43 countries Resecurity, the California-base
Publish At:2022-12-05 08:27 | Read:80989 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Malware Mobile Da

Android malware apps with 2 million installs spotted on Google Play

A new set of Android malware, phishing, and adware apps have infiltrated the Google Play store, tricking over two million people into installing them.The apps were discovered by Dr. Web antivirus and pretend to be useful utilities and system optimizers but, in reality, are the sources of performance hiccups, ads, and user experience degradatio
Publish At:2022-12-05 08:15 | Read:66789 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

Android Keyboard Apps with 2 Million downloads can remotely hack your device

Experts found multiple flaws in three Android Keyboard apps that can be exploited by remote attackers to compromise a mobile phone. Researchers at the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC) warn of three Android keyboard apps with cumulatively two million installs that are affected by multiple flaws (CVE-2022-45477, CVE-2022-45478, CVE-2022-45479,
Publish At:2022-12-02 07:51 | Read:72877 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Android Keyboard hacking news I

Compromised OEM Android platform certificates used to sign malware

​Multiple platform certificates used by Android OEM device vendors to digitally sign core system applications were utilized by threat actors to sign apps containing malware.OEM Android device manufacturers use platform certificates, or platform keys, to sign devices' core ROM images containing the Android operating system and associated apps.If apps, e
Publish At:2022-12-02 00:08 | Read:58011 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

Android malware infected 300,000 devices to steal Facebook accounts

An Android malware campaign masquerading as reading and education apps has been underway since 2018, attempting to steal Facebook account credentials from infected devices.According to a new report by Zimperium, the campaign has infected at least 300,000 devices across 71 countries, primarily focusing on Vietnam.Map of victims (Zimperium)Some apps used
Publish At:2022-12-01 20:09 | Read:54927 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

Hyundai app bugs allowed hackers to remotely unlock, start cars

Vulnerabilities in mobile apps exposed Hyundai and Genesis car models after 2012 to remote attacks that allowed unlocking and even starting the vehicles.Security researchers at Yuga Labs found the issues and explored similar attack surfaces in the SiriusXM "smart vehicle" platform used in cars from other makers (Toyota, Honda, FCA, Nissan, Acura, and In
Publish At:2022-12-01 12:13 | Read:62834 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Mobile hack

Android and iOS apps with 15 million installs extort loan seekers

Over 280 Android and iOS apps on the Google Play and the Apple App stores trapped users in loan schemes with misleading terms and employed various methods to extort and harass borrowers.To fuel the operation's extortion attempts, the apps stole excessive amounts of data from mobile phones not usually required to offer loans.In a new report by cybersecurity f
Publish At:2022-11-30 12:14 | Read:57990 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Apple Google Mobile IOS android

Malicious Android app found powering account creation service

​A fake Android SMS application, with 100,000 downloads on the Google Play store, has been discovered to secretly act as an SMS relay for an account creation service for sites like Microsoft, Google, Instagram, Telegram, and Facebook.A researcher says the infected devices are then rented out as "virtual numbers" for relaying a one-time passcode used to
Publish At:2022-11-28 20:09 | Read:89731 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

What Are Mobile Device Threats and How to Avoid Them

Mobile device threats are menaces over your mobile device that can manifest at the network level, can be application-based, system-based vulnerabilities, or even physical. These risks are wide spreading now, as we use these devices for sensitive business.Smartphones and tablets bring a plus in your and your company’s life: they are reliable when you need to
Publish At:2022-11-25 12:09 | Read:108083 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint security Mobile

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