mobile security

7 Ways Hackers and Scammers Are Exploiting Coronavirus Panic

In our previous stories, you might have already read about various campaigns warning how threat actors are capitalizing on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in an attempt to infect your computers and

Hackers Used Local News Sites to Install Spyware On iPhones

A newly discovered watering-hole campaign is targeting Apple iPhone users in Hong Kong by using malicious website links as a lure to install spyware on the devices.According to research published by

Europol Arrests 26 SIM Swapping Fraudsters For Stealing Over $3 Million

Europol, along with the Spanish and the Romanian national police, has arrested 26 individuals in connection with the theft of over €3.5 million ($3.9 million) by hijacking people's phone numbers via

Google Play Protect 2019: How Android devices were made secure

The Google Play Protect was launched way back in 2016. It was designed to work as a new security solution for the Android device. Since then, it has greatly helped the Android OS platform. It’s not

Google Authenticator app doesn’t use the flag action

A couple of weeks ago, we shared with you that Google Authenticator 2FA codes could be stolen by Android malware. It’s a trojan that could bypass 2FA-protected accounts and has been out even before it

New LTE Network Flaw Could Let Attackers Impersonate 4G Mobile Users

A group of academics from Ruhr University Bochum and New York University Abu Dhabi have uncovered security flaws in 4G LTE and 5G networks that could potentially allow hackers to impersonate users on

Google, Android devs going after disruptive ads

Google and Android developers are really serious about cracking down malicious apps and programs on Android. Around 600 mobile apps have just been removed from the Play Store. They’ve also been banned

Google Bans 600 Android Apps from Play Store for Serving Disruptive Ads

Google has banned nearly 600 Android apps from the Play Store for bombarding users with disruptive ads and violating its advertising guidelines.The company categorizes disruptive ads as "ads that are

Advanced Protection Program now offers easier access, enrolment

It’s always not good to say this but Android isn’t that secure. Google does everything in its power though to provide solutions and make things more secure and more private but like all software,

Samsung phones allegedly discovered to have Chinese spyware

Spyware is not unusual but it’s something that we don’t want to deal with. It is frowned upon especially if we’re talking about mobile devices. We’ve shared with you numerous reports about different

Cerberus starts expiring paid lifetime licenses

If you’re one of those lucky paying customers of Cerberus, sorry to say, but the licenses you’ve been using are about to expire. That’s what we learned recently after only four years of “lifetime”

OnePlus Security Response Center, HackerOne partnership announced

As we always say and as we regularly see, OnePlus lives by its “Never Settle” motto. We’re always up-to-date with whatever upgrade or announcement OnePlus releases. The recent ones were for the

Qualcomm outs larger, more secure, and faster on-screen fingerprint scanner

It’s Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Summit this week so we can expect more new products, services, and good news will be announced. Just a while ago, we shared with you the company has introduced new premium

Unpatched Strandhogg Android Vulnerability Actively Exploited in the Wild

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new unpatched vulnerability in the Android operating system that dozens of malicious mobile apps are already exploiting in the wild to steal users' banking

OnePlus security breach of data confirmed, users alerted already

OnePlus lives by the motto ‘Never Settle’ and so it is working to fix a security breach that recently occurred. We are pretty sure the company didn’t want this to happen. It is honest enough to inform

Android Security Rewards Program expansion, top prize announced

In 2015, Google introduced the Android Security Rewards program for researchers. The following year, the team behind the program paid out half a million. It was only in the first year and so we’re
Google’s Android bug bounty program announces a $1 million prize

Google’s Android bug bounty program announces a $1 million prize

Google has announced a potential top payment of $1 million as part of its Android bug bounty program. Bug hunters will have to locate a particular kind of exploit to land the payout.

New 5G flaws can track phone locations and spoof emergency alerts

5G is faster and more secure than 4G. But new research shows it also has vulnerabilities that could put phone users at risk. Security researchers at Purdue University and the University of Iowa have