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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.

Apple announces new privacy features for Mail and Safari

At WWDC 2021, Apple announced new privacy features for their Mail app and the Safari web browser. Together, they will help users stay connected while also remaining as safe as possible.

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.

6 Unpatched Flaws Disclosed in Remote Mouse App for Android and iOS

As many as six zero-days have been uncovered in an application called Remote Mouse, allowing a remote attacker to achieve full code execution without any user interaction. The unpatched flaws, collectively named 'Mouse Trap,' were disclosed on Wednesday by security researcher Axel Persinger, who said, "It's clear that this application is very vulnerable and puts users at risk with bad authentication mechanisms, lack of encryption, and poor default configuration."

Vulnerability In Duo Security App 2FA Could Allow Account Takeover

The vulnerability in Duo Security app could allow an adversary with authenticated access bypass 2FA and takeover victim account.

iOS Kids Game Morphs into Underground Crypto Casino

A malicious ‘Jungle Run’ app tricked security protections to make it into the Apple App Store, scamming users out of money with a casino-like functionality.

TikTok will force you to see personalized ads from April 15

TikTok is planning on stopping you from avoiding personalized ads on its mobile app starting next month as it seeks to align its advertising policy with those of Facebook, Instagram, and more firms.

Flaw in Million Times Downloaded iPhone Call Recording app

The "Automatic call recorder" application is one of the popular applications used by iPhone users to record their calls. The app is among top-grossing in the Business category

LastPass Android App Has Seven Trackers That Chase Users On Web

LastPass has no idea what these trackers in the Android app do. They emphasize the app shares no data with third-parties.

A Sticker Sent On Telegram Could Have Exposed Your Secret Chats

A flaw in Telegram messaging app could have exposed users' secret messages, photos, and videos

Previously legitimate Barcode Scanner app sends malware update to millions

Google has removed a popular Android barcode scanner app with over 10 million installs from the Play Store after researchers found that it turned malicious following a December 2020 update.

Shazam Vulnerability Could Have Exposed User Locations

The vulnerability in Shazam app could expose location of Android and iOS users. Patch already deployed before potential exploitation.

Beware — A New Wormable Android Malware Spreading Through WhatsApp

A New Wormable Android Malware App is Spreading Automatically Through WhatsApp

Ring Neighbors App Vulnerability Exposed Users’ Precise Location Data

Exploiting the vulnerability in Ring Neighbors app could allow retrieving precise location coordinates and addresses from Ring servers.

Cellebrite Claims To Decrypt Signal App On Android Devices

Signal is known for its robust, seemingly impossible encryption technology for securing users’ data. However, Cellebrite now claims to have devised a technique to decrypt the Signal app data on Android devices.

Malicious Apps Repeatedly Bypassed Apple App Notarization

Multiple apps containing malware repeatedly bypassed Apple's app notarization security scan in a recent wave. Apple revoked Developer ID. Bryan watch out!

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in Google’s Waze app that can allow hackers to identify people using the popular navigation app and track them by their location.

Indian COVID-19 Surveillance App Left Data Of Millions Exposed Online

The Indian COVID-19 surveilance app belonged to the state UP and exposed data of 8 million people including sensitive PII and health records.

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.

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