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Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps

New Android Banking Trojan Ghimob Steals Credentials and Money From 112 Financial Apps

Google Chrome For Android The Next Victim Of Zero-Day – Update Now!

Following Chrome desktop bugs, Google has now patched a zero-day bug in Chrome for Android. Update your phone browsers now.

Windows GravityRAT Malware Now Also Targets macOS and Android Devices

A Windows-based remote access Trojan believed to be designed by Pakistani hacker groups to infiltrate computers and steal users' data has resurfaced after a two-year span with retooled capabilities to target Android and macOS devices.

Sophisticated Android Ransomware Executes with the Home Button

A fresh variant of a sophisticated Android ransomware known as MalLocker locks up mobile devices – surfacing its ransom note when a user hits the Home button.

Chrome 86 beefs up password security on Android and iOS

Chrome 86 brings security updates to mobile users including Password Checkup, Enhanced Safe Browsing on Android, and more. Some of these features debuted earlier on the desktop version of Chrome.

Beware: New Android Spyware Found Posing as Telegram and Threema Apps

Hackers found impersonating legitimate messaging apps such as Telegram and Threema to infect Android devices with a new malware.

Major Instagram App Bug Could've Given Hackers Remote Access to Your Phone

Check Point researchers disclosed details about a critical vulnerability in Instagram's Android app that could have allowed remote attackers to take control over a targeted device just by sending victims a specially crafted image.

England and Wales COVID-19 contact tracing app launches

England and Wales have finally released their COVID-19 contact tracing app for Android and iOS. Scotland and Northern Ireland independently released their own contact tracing apps.

Android Malware Bypasses 2FA And Targets Telegram, Gmail Passwords

A new Android malware strain has been uncovered, part of the Rampant Kitten threat group's widespread surveillance campaign that targets Telegram credentials and more.

Android 11 — 5 New Security and Privacy Features You Need to Know

Google releases Android 11 with new security and privacy features to ensure users' privacy and protect their smartphones.

Bluetooth Spoofing Bug Affects Billions of IoT Devices

A team of academic researchers have discovered a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerability that allows spoofing attacks that could affect the way humans and machines carry out tasks. It potentially impacts billions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, researchers said, and remains unpatched in Android devices.

TikTok Fixes Flaws That Opened Android App to Compromise

Researchers have disclosed four high-severity flaws in the Android version of TikTok that could have easily been exploited by a seemingly benign third-party Android app. If successful, an attacker could fully compromise the target’s TikTok account. Public disclosure of the vulnerabilities was Friday and all bugs have been patched in version 17.4.4 of the app.

Samsung fixes critical Android flaws with September updates

Samsung has rolled out September 2020 Android updates today on their Galaxy devices. These patch serious vulnerabilities along with enhancing the overall device functionality.

Spyware Labeled 'TikTok Pro' Exploits Fears of US Ban

Researchers have discovered a new Android spyware campaign pushing a “Pro” version of the TikTok app that is exploiting fears among its young and gullible users that the popular social media app is on the cusp of being banned in the United States. The malware can take over basic device functions—such as capturing photos, reading and sending SMS messages, making calls and launching apps—as well as uses a phishing tactic to steal victims’ Facebook credentials.

Android Bug Could Allow Malicious Apps To Steal Data From Other Apps

Once again, Android has made it to the news due to a not so good reason. A researcher has discovered a serious bug in the Android platform. This Android bug could allow malicious apps to steal users’ sensitive data from other apps. Fortunately, a fix is now in place.

Mozilla rolls out new Firefox for Android with enhanced tracking protection

Mozilla has begun rolling out a new experience for Firefox users on Android devices, with a handful of improvements like a search bar that can be placed at the top or bottom of the screen.

Telegram Launched Video Calls For Both iOS And Android

Following the COVID-19 pandemic scenario, Telegram has taken an important step that may serve as an alternate to Zoom. Many privacy savvy users may prefer to ditch Zoom for Telegram.

TikTok Collected Android User Data Using Google-Prohibited Tactic

TikTok has been collecting unique identifiers from millions of Android devices without their users’ knowledge using a tactic previously prohibited by Google because it violated people’s privacy, new research has found.

Flaws in Samsung Phones Exposed Android Users to Remote Attacks

New research disclosed severe security vulnerabilities in 'Find My Mobile' (an Android app that comes pre-installed on most Samsung smartphones) that could have allowed remote attackers to track victims' real-time location, monitor phone calls, and messages, and even delete data stored on the phone.

Google Chrome Browser Bug Exposes Billions of Users to Data Theft

A vulnerability in Google’s Chromium-based browsers would allow attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) on websites, in order to steal data and execute rogue code. The bug (CVE-2020-6519) is found in Chrome, Opera and Edge, on Windows, Mac and Android – potentially affecting billions of web users.

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