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Signal is down for multiple users worldwide

The popular signal messaging app Signal is currently facing issues around the world, users are not able to make calls and send/receive messages. At the time of this writing, it is not possible to make calls and send/receive messages. Users that attempted to send messages via the messaging app were seeing loading screen and after it displayed an e
Publish At:2021-01-15 18:20 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile instant messaging

Rogue Android RAT emerges from the darkweb

Experts discovered an Android Remote Access Trojan, dubbed Rogue, that can allow to take over infected devices and steal user data. Rogue is a new mobile RAT discovered by researchers from Check Point while investigating the activity of the darknet threat actors known as Triangulum and HeXaGoN Dev. Both actors are Android malware authors that are offering
Publish At:2021-01-13 16:54 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Malware Mobile An

Google fixed a critical Remote Code Execution flaw in Android

Google released an Android security update that addressed tens of flaws, including a critical Android remote code execution vulnerability. Google released an Android security update that addresses 43 flaws, including a critical remote code execution vulnerability in the Android System component tracked as CVE-2021-0316. Google addressed the flaws with th
Publish At:2021-01-06 17:12 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security Android Google Hacking hacking

T-Mobile data breach exposed phone numbers, call records

T-Mobile has announced a data breach exposing customers' proprietary network information (CPNI), including phone numbers and call records.Starting yesterday, T-Mobile began texting customers that a "security incident" exposed their account's information.According to T-Mobile, its security team recently discovered "malicious, unauthorized access" to their sys
Publish At:2020-12-30 13:55 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Mobile

E-commerce app 21 Buttons exposes millions of users’ data

Researchers discovered that the popular e-commerce app 21 Buttons was exposing private data for 100s of influencers across Europe. Researchers from cybersecurity firm vpnMentor discovered that the e-commerce app 21 Buttons was exposing private data for 100s of influencers across Europe. 21 Buttons allows users to shares photos of their outfits wit
Publish At:2020-12-28 07:00 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Button 21 data leak Hacking hackin

Research: nearly all of your messaging apps are secure

CyberNews Investigation team analyzed the 13 most popular messaging apps to see if the apps are really safe.  Source: https://cybernews.com/security/research-nearly-all-of-your-messaging-apps-are-secure/ In recent research, the CyberNews Investigation team discovered that a chat service, most likely based in China, had leaked more than 130,000 ext
Publish At:2020-12-23 04:50 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile hacking news information securi

Zero-day exploit used to hack iPhones of Al Jazeera employees

Tens of Al Jazeera employees were targeted in a cyber espionage campaign leveraging a zero-click iOS zero-day vulnerability to hack their iPhones. Researchers from Citizen Lab reported that at least 36 Al Jazeera employees were targeted in a cyber espionage campaign leveraging a zero-click iOS zero-day vulnerability to hack their iPhones. The attackers
Publish At:2020-12-21 07:18 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Al Jazeera Cyberespiona

A massive fraud operation used mobile device emulators to steal millions from online bank accounts

Experts uncovered a massive fraud operation that used a network of mobile device emulators to steal millions of dollars from online bank accounts. Researchers from IBM Trusteer have uncovered a massive fraud operation that leveraged a network of mobile device emulators to steal millions of dollars from online bank accounts in a few days. The cybercrimi
Publish At:2020-12-20 19:36 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Mobile banking fraud operation mob

Fake mobile version of Cyberpunk 2077 spreads ransomware

A threat actor is spreading ransomware dubbed CoderWare that masquerades as Windows and Android versions of the recent Cyberpunk 2077. Crooks are spreading fake Windows and Android versions of installers for the new Cyberpunk 2077 video game that is delivering the CoderWare ransomware. Cyberpunk 2077 is a 2020 action role-playing video game developed and
Publish At:2020-12-18 05:12 | Read:248 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Cyberpunk 2077 Gami

Emulated mobile devices used to steal millions from US, EU banks

Threat actors behind an ongoing worldwide mobile banking fraud campaign were able to steal millions from multiple US and EU banks, needing just a few days for each attack.To do that, the attackers used huge emulator farms that helped them access thousands of hacked accounts (compromised after phishing or malware attacks) using spoofed mobile devices.Whi
Publish At:2020-12-16 14:31 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Mobile

Sextortion campaign uses Goontact spyware to target Android and iOS users

Security experts spotted a new malware strain, named Goontact, that allows its operators to spy on both Android and iOS users. Security researchers from Lookout have discovered new spyware, dubbed Goontcat, that could target both Android and iOS users. Goontact implement common spyware features, including the ability to gather data from the infected de
Publish At:2020-12-16 10:18 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Android Goontact hackin

Apple addressed multiple code execution flaws in iOS and iPadOS

Apple addressed this week serious code execution vulnerabilities that affect its iOS and iPadOS mobile operating systems. Apple released security updates to fix multiple severe code execution vulnerabilities in its iOS and iPadOS mobile operating systems. The IT giant released iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 version to address eleven security vulnerabilities,
Publish At:2020-12-15 03:06 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security Apple Hacking hacking news inf

3 Mobile App Security Recommendations for National App Day

On December 11, 2017, Platinum Edge Media and its founder CJ Thompson created National App Day as a way to celebrate how apps have inspired us and changed our culture. The Registrar at National Day Calendar went on to proclaim National App Day to be observed annually.We can’t truly appreciate the impact that apps have on our lives without an idea of ho
Publish At:2020-12-11 12:56 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection app security mobile National

Hundreds of millions of Android users exposed to hack due to CVE-2020-8913

Hundreds of millions of Android users are potentially exposed to the risk of hack due to the use of Android Play Core Library versions vulnerable to CVE-2020-8913 The CVE-2020-8913 flaw is a local, arbitrary code execution vulnerability that resides exists in the SplitCompat.install endpoint in Android’s Play Core Library. The vulnerability is rated
Publish At:2020-12-04 09:42 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Android hacking news informatio

Google discloses a zero-click Wi-Fi exploit to hack iPhone devices

Google Project Zero expert Ian Beer on Tuesday disclosed a critical “wormable” iOS flaw that could have allowed to hack iPhone devices. Google Project Zero white-hat hacker Ian Beer has disclosed technical details of a critical “wormable” iOS bug that could have allowed a remote attacker to take over any device in the vicinity ove
Publish At:2020-12-02 10:54 | Read:254 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile hacking news information securi

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