Beyond the vulnerability in the Android kernel, the monthly round of security patches plugs another 38 security loopholes
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ESET researchers have investigated a mobile espionage campaign that targets the Kurdish ethnic group and has been active since at least March 2020
On iOS we have seen link shortener services pushing spam calendar files to victims’ devices.
An all-new privacy dashboard and better location, microphone and camera controls are all aimed at curbing apps’ data-slurping habits
Stalkerware apps allow the snoopers to remotely access and control the victims’ devices, enabling them to snoop on the victims’ communications, listen in on their phone calls, observe their habits, access their private files, steal their passwords and possibly blackmail them. These spying tools have been increasingly popular in recent years; in 2019, ESET saw
ESET research reveals that common Android stalkerware apps are riddled with vulnerabilities that further jeopardize victims and expose the privacy and security of the snoopers themselves
The malware can grab login credentials for more than 450 apps and bypass SMS-based two-factor authentication
People who use devices running Android 9 or newer will be alerted if their login credentials have been stolen
“Download This application and Win Mobile Phone”, reads the message attempting to trick users into downloading a fake Huawei app
The feature is part of the browser's security improvements that were first built into its desktop version
ESET researchers uncover a new version of Android spyware used by the APT-C-23 threat group against targets in the Middle East
Attackers could have exploited the flaw to steal victims’ login credentials or install malware on their devices
Left unpatched, the vulnerability could expose almost all Android users to the risk of having their personal data intercepted by attackers
ESET researchers detect a new way of misusing Accessibility Service, the Achilles’ heel of Android security
Google releases a fix for the security hole that, if left unplugged, could allow attackers to run malicious code with no user interaction
Google keeps pushing in its mission for broader encryption adoption
The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent
ESET researchers discovered a year-long adware campaign on Google Play and tracked down its operator. The apps involved, installed eight million times, use several tricks for stealth and persistence.
ESET researchers discover a new Android ransomware family that attempts to spread to victims’ contacts and deploys some unusual tricks
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