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Is It Possible to Track Smartphone Location By Monitoring Battery Usage?

Is It Possible to Track Smartphone Location By Monitoring Battery Usage?

Data leaks through power consumption? Don’t be surprised because security researchers have disco...
Crashing Google Email App for Android Just By Sending a Malicious Email

Crashing Google Email App for Android Just By Sending a Malicious Email

A vulnerability has been discovered in the wildly popular Google’s Stock Android Email App , tha...
DroidStealth — Android Encryption Tool with Stealth Capabilities

DroidStealth — Android Encryption Tool with Stealth Capabilities

We all have Internet-connected smartphones in our pockets, but it’s very hard to find a place on...
Hackers Can Remotely Install Malware Apps to Your Android Device

Hackers Can Remotely Install Malware Apps to Your Android Device

Security researchers have warned of a pair of vulnerabilities in the Google Play Store that cou...
Adware Android Apps Found in Google Play With Millions of Downloads

Adware Android Apps Found in Google Play With Millions of Downloads

With the rise in mobile market, last year we have seen sharp growth in malicious ' adware &#...
WhatsApp Starts Rolling out Voice Calling Feature

WhatsApp Starts Rolling out Voice Calling Feature

WhatsApp is again in news but this time not for any security holes, but for its all new and, of cou...
Android Wi-Fi Direct Vulnerability Lets Hackers to Kick your Devices OFF

Android Wi-Fi Direct Vulnerability Lets Hackers to Kick your Devices OFF

Security researchers from Core Security has reportedly found a Denial of Service ( DoS ) attack...
Whatsapp Banned Users For Using WhatsApp PLUS App

Whatsapp Banned Users For Using WhatsApp PLUS App

Are you one of those victims whose WhatsApp app has recently been banned?? Then you must have i...
Beware! Fake WhatsApp PLUS App Rumored to be Next Official WhatsApp Release

Beware! Fake WhatsApp PLUS App Rumored to be Next Official WhatsApp Release

Several reports from the popular news websites had suggested that WhatsApp , the widely popular ...
Verizon FiOS app vulnerability Exposes 5 MILLION Customers' Email Addresses

Verizon FiOS app vulnerability Exposes 5 MILLION Customers' Email Addresses

A critical vulnerability discovered in Verizon 's FiOS mobile application allowed an attack...
Instagram Patches flaw that Makes Private Photos Visible

Instagram Patches flaw that Makes Private Photos Visible

Your Instagram is not as Private as You Think. Millions of private Instagram photos may have be...
Got a Smartphone with Android 4.3 or earlier? No WebView Vulnerability Patch for You

Got a Smartphone with Android 4.3 or earlier? No WebView Vulnerability Patch for You

Owning a smartphone running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or an earlier versions of Android operating...
Hacking Facebook Accounts Using Android 'Same Origin Policy' Vulnerability

Hacking Facebook Accounts Using Android 'Same Origin Policy' Vulnerability

A serious security vulnerability has been discovered in the default web browser of the Android O...
Beware: Fake 'The Interview' App Affects Android Users

Beware: Fake 'The Interview' App Affects Android Users

" The Interview ", the controversial North Korean-baiting film which appeared to be th...
GCHQ Releases 'Cryptoy' App for Kids to Teach Encryption

GCHQ Releases 'Cryptoy' App for Kids to Teach Encryption

British government surveillance agency GCHQ – counterpart of NSA – has fired-up another debate o...
Smartwatch Hacked... Data Exchange with Smartphone Not So Secure

Smartwatch Hacked... Data Exchange with Smartphone Not So Secure

We are living in an era of smart devices that we sync with our smartphones and make our lives ve...
'DeathRing' Chinese Malware Found Pre-Installed On Several Smartphones

'DeathRing' Chinese Malware Found Pre-Installed On Several Smartphones

Malware authors are trying hard to create malicious software with more innovative ways to infect...
Crash Your Friends' WhatsApp Remotely with Just a Message

Crash Your Friends' WhatsApp Remotely with Just a Message

A Vulnerability has been discovered in the wildly popular messaging app WhatsApp , which allows ...
Uber’s Android app is Literally Malware?

Uber’s Android app is Literally Malware?

The popular ride-sharing service Uber has been hit by various controversies lately, but now the...
Twitter will now Track EVERY App You have Installed on Your Smartphone

Twitter will now Track EVERY App You have Installed on Your Smartphone

Like Facebook and Google, Twitter will soon be collecting your smartphone data in order to provi...