Tag: android

Android Ransomware App Threatens Spread of Pictures & Messages

Security researchers have uncovered a new form of ransomware that does not encrypt files to extort payments from victims. Instead, this rogue mobile ransomware - spotted by researchers on Google Play...

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Dvamp is Android’s First Trojan Malware with Code Injection

A sophisticated and dangerous new trojan malware, Dvamp, has emerged as the first-known trojan for Android operating system with code injection. In April this year, cybersecurity researchers at...

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Google Will Pay Up to $200,000 for Android Hacks

Google is increasing payouts for its Android bug bounty program, with rewards up to $200,000 for finding a critical vulnerability, quadrupling the top payout of $50.000 from 2016. Google launched its...

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Judy Malware May Have Affected 36.5 Million Android Devices

Researchers have discovered what could possibly be the “largest malware campaign found on Google Play”, a Korean auto-licking adware dubbed “Judy”. While the newest wave of malware doesn’t...

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40% of Android Devices at Risk of Screen Hijack Exploit

Security researchers have uncovered a significant flaw in Google’s popular mobile platform Android, allowing malicious attackers to target victims with a plethora of malware. While Google has...

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FalseGuide Botnet Malware Hits 2 Million Android Devices

Security researchers have discovered and revealed details about ‘FalseGuide’, a new strain of malware that resides among applications on Google’s official app store, Google Play. Researchers at...

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Researchers Discover Android Variant of Dreaded iOS Spyware Pegasus

The infamous Pegasus malware, a strain of spyware that is known to target iOS devices now has a cousin in Chrysaor, an Android variant that can steal and compromise the world’s most widely used...

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Gooligan Hacks Over 1 Million Google Accounts

Google has suffered a significant malware infection that has affected over a million Android users around the world, a security firm has revealed. Researchers at Check Point Technologies have...

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Chinese Hacking Crew Exploits iPhones and Google Nexus Devices, Awarded $200,000

Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Nexus 6P, which run iOS and Android - two most widely-used mobile phone platforms in the world have been hacked this week as a part of the Pwn2Own white hat...

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911 Emergency System at Risk from Infected Android Phones

New research has shown that thousands of malware-infected Android phones could launch an automated DDoS attack on the United States emergency phone system with the potential to cripple it “for...

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