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Google Releases Android Update to Patch Actively Exploited Vulnerability

Google releases monthly security patches for Android with fixes for 37 vulnerabilities in various components.

Beware of New Android Banking Malware that Controls Your Device

Octo, a new Android banking malware that employs remote access capabilities to enable attackers to commit on-device fraud, has been identified in the wild and is designed to prey on vulnerable Android devices.

Android Visual Voice Mail App Vulnerability Allows Eavesdropping

Despite reports, mobile carriers denied acknowledging the Visual Voice Mail vulnerability that exposes Android users' voice messages.

Android malware BRATA wipes your device after stealing data

The Android malware known as BRATA has added new and dangerous features to its latest version, including GPS tracking, the capacity to use multiple communication channels, and a function that performs a factory reset on the device to wipe all traces of malicious activity.

Malicious Joker App Scores Half-Million Downloads on Google Play

Joker malware was found lurking in the Color Message app, ready to fleece unsuspecting users with premium SMS charges.

300.000+ users downloaded malware droppers from Google Play

Malware peddlers have managed to spread four families of Android banking trojans via malware droppers introduced in Google Play.

Malicious Android app steals Malaysian bank credentials, MFA codes

A fake Android app is masquerading as a housekeeping service to steal online banking credentials from the customers of eight Malaysian banks.

Finland Faces Blizzard of Flubot-Spreading Text Messages

Millions of texts leading to the Flubot spyware/banking trojan are targeting everyone who uses Androids in the country, in an “exceptional” attack.

Over nine million Android devices infected by info-stealing trojan

A large-scale malware campaign on Huawei's AppGallery has led to approximately 9,300,000 installs of Android trojans masquerading as over 190 different apps

Android malware BrazKing returns as a stealthier banking trojan

​The BrazKing Android banking trojan has returned with dynamic banking overlays and a new implementation trick that enables it to operate without requesting risky permissions.

Fake end-to-end encrypted chat app distributes Android spyware

The GravityRAT remote access trojan is being distributed in the wild again, this time under the guise of an end-to-end encrypted chat application called SoSafe Chat.

New Android Spyware Poses Pegasus-Like Threat

PhoneSpy already has stolen data and tracked the activity of targets in South Korea, disguising itself as legitimate lifestyle apps.

Android data sharing remains significant, no opt-out available to users

An in-depth analysis of a range of popular Android mobile phones has revealed significant data collection and sharing.

WhatsApp rolls out iOS, Android end-to-end encrypted chat backups

​WhatsApp is rolling out end-to-end encrypted chat backups on iOS and Android to prevent anyone from accessing your chats, regardless of where they are stored.

Researcher Disclosed Telegram Vulnerability, Refused Bounty For Staying Quiet

A vulnerability in the self-destruct feature on Telegram for Android allowed retrieving deleted media from device cache. Bug fixed.

Android October patch fixes three critical bugs, 41 flaws in total

Google has released the Android October security updates, addressing 41 vulnerabilities, all ranging between high and critical severity.

Tor Browser 10.5 Released - Download for Android, Windows, MacOS

Tor browser has released its latest version Tor Browser 10.5, this new version has mainly focused on the importance of security and anonymity.

Google Launched End-to-End Encryption To Android Messages App

Besides end-to-end encryption, Google also launched Earthquake Alerts feature and more to the Android Messages app with the latest update.

Google makes it harder for Android apps to track users

Google is attempting to rival Apple in the privacy department. After introducing various privacy-related changes in Android 12, it is now making it more difficult for app developers to track users.

100M Android Users Hit By Rampant Cloud Leaks

Several mobile apps, some with 10 million downloads, have opened up personal data of users to the public internet – and most aren't fixed.

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