HackDig : Dig high-quality web security articles for hackers

StrandHogg 2.0 Android flaw affects over 1 Billion devices

Researchers disclosed a new critical vulnerability (CVE-2020-0096, aka StrandHogg 2.0) affecting the Android operating system that could allow attackers to carry out a sophisticated version of Strandhogg attack. A group of Norwegian researchers disclosed a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-0096, affecting Android OS that could allow attackers to carry o
Publish At:2020-05-26 20:06 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Android information sec

Hangzhou could permanently adopt COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The City of Hangzhou is planning to make a contact tracing system developed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic permanent for its citizens. Hangzhou, one of the major tech hubs in China, is planning to permanently use the tracking system developed to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. The city’s health commission declared that the permanent version of the c
Publish At:2020-05-26 08:31 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile China contact tracing system

Unc0ver is the first jailbreak that works on all recent iOS versions since 2014

A team of hackers and cyber-security researchers have released a new jailbreak package dubbed Unc0ver for iOS devices. A team of cyber-security researchers and hackers have released a new jailbreak package dubbed Unc0ver (from the name of the team that devised it) that works on all recent iOS versions.devices, even those running the current iOS 13.5 relea
Publish At:2020-05-24 12:15 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Security hacking news informati

Proposed government Coronavirus contact tracing app leaked data

A contact tracking app for the Coronavirus proposed to the government of the Netherlands is affected by security issues that could expose user data. Technologies play a crucial role in the containment of the Coronavirus outbreak, especially contact tracing applications that could pose a threat to user privacy. The app, called Covid19 Alert, was one of sev
Publish At:2020-04-20 08:55 | Read:447 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Hacking Mobile contact

Hacker claims to have stolen 39 million Aptoide app store users

Hacker claims to have breached the Aptoide app store users early this month and now leaked 20 million records out of 39 million Aptoide user records. A hacker has leaked this week details of 20 million users of the Aptoide app store, the claims to have breached the store early this months and to be in possession of 39 million Aptoids user records. The
Publish At:2020-04-18 13:20 | Read:351 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Mobile Android Aptoide dat

Syria-linked APT group SEA targets Android users with COVID19 lures

Syrian-linked APT group SEA recently used COVID-19-themed lures as part of a long-running surveillance campaign, security researchers warn. Syrian hackers are behind a long-running campaign that has been active since January 2018 and that targets Arabic-speaking Android users. The campaign aimed at users in Syria and surrounding regions was spotted by
Publish At:2020-04-17 03:55 | Read:406 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Mobile Android A

Hackers are again attacking Portuguese banking organizations via Android Trojan-Banker

Hackers are again attacking Portuguese banking organizations via Android Trojan-Banker. The threat is not new, hackers are again attacking clients of Portuguese banking organizations via a specially crafted Android Trojan-Banker from phishing campaigns launched from Brazil. The last occurrence this line was recorded on March 13rd, 2020, where a similar
Publish At:2020-04-16 07:17 | Read:781 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android Android tro

Coronavirus Update App Leads to Project Spy Android and iOS Spyware

By Tony Bao and Junzhi Lu We discovered a potential cyberespionage campaign, which we have named Project Spy, that infects Android and iOS devices with spyware (detected by Trend Micro as AndroidOS_ProjectSpy.HRX and IOS_ProjectSpy.A, respectively). Project Spy uses the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as a lure, posing as an app called Coronavirus Updates. We a
Publish At:2020-04-15 07:25 | Read:438 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile android campaign cyberespionage iOS Project S

App Shielding vs. In-App Protection

Mobile devices and the apps operating on them expose your backend systems to cyberattacks. Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in mobile operating systems and in your apps to spy on your users, grab their private data, or even steal their money. In response, many mobile app developers are using app shielding, sometimes called “app hardening,” to p
Publish At:2020-04-08 12:08 | Read:600 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps cyber secur

Experts uncovered hidden behavior in thousands of Android Apps

A group of security researchers has found thousands of Android apps containing hidden backdoors and blacklists. Researchers from The Ohio State University, New York University, and CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security analyzed thousands of mobile applications for Android and discovered dangerous behavior, including backdoors and blacklists.
Publish At:2020-04-05 14:48 | Read:570 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Mobile Android bac

Crooks use tainted Zoom apps to target users at home due to Coronavirus outbreak

Crooks target Android users working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak with a Trojanized version of the popular video messaging app Zoom. Security experts from Bitdefender have spotted tainted versions of the Android Zoom video-conferencing application that is targeting users working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Researchers detecte
Publish At:2020-04-02 09:58 | Read:463 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android coronavirus

Android apps are snooping on your installed software

byDanny BradburyAndroid apps are snooping on other software on your device – and that could tell shady advertising companies more about you than you’d like.The news emerged this week in a paper from researchers in Italy, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The privacy violations centre around installed application methods (IAMs), which are applicat
Publish At:2020-03-27 10:24 | Read:584 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Google Mobile Operating Systems Privacy Security thr

Operation Poisoned News: Hong Kong iOS users targeted with watering hole attacks

Operation Poisoned News – Experts observed a campaign aimed at infecting the iPhones of users in Hong Kong with an iOS backdoor that allows attackers to spy on them. Security experts at Trend Micro have observed a campaign aimed at infecting the iPhones of users in Hong Kong with an iOS backdoor tracked as lightSpy. Attackers used malicious l
Publish At:2020-03-26 18:10 | Read:538 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Security information se

Operation Poisoned News: Hong Kong Users Targeted With Mobile Malware via Local News Links

By Elliot Cao, Joseph C. Chen, William Gamazo Sanchez, Lilang Wu, and Ecular Xu A recently discovered watering hole attack has been targeting iOS users in Hong Kong. The campaign uses links posted on multiple forums that supposedly lead to various news stories. While these links lead users to the actual news sites, they also use a hidden iframe to load and e
Publish At:2020-03-26 08:38 | Read:540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile android dmsSpy iOS lightSpy Operation Poisone

Fake Coronavirus Finder spread Ginp Mobile Banker

Security experts have spotted a new COVID-themed campaign aimed at distributing the Ginp Mobile Banker with “Coronavirus Finder” lure. With the COVID19 outbreak, the number of Coronavirus-themed attacks is rapidly increasing. Kaspersky Lab experts have uncovered a malicious campaign that is spreading the Android banking trojan Ginp masquerade
Publish At:2020-03-25 12:17 | Read:541 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile banking trojan coro

Announce

Share high-quality web security related articles with you:)

Tools

Tag Cloud