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Billions of Android Devices Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Except Android 5.0 Lollipop

Billions of Android Devices Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Except Android 5.0 Lollipop

A security weakness in Android mobile operating system versions below 5.0 that puts potentiall...
Masque Attack — New iOS Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Replace Apps with Malware

Masque Attack — New iOS Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Replace Apps with Malware

Android have been a long time target for cyber criminals, but now it seems that they have turne...
Fake Flappy Bird App Planted by Hackers to Steal Photos from Device

Fake Flappy Bird App Planted by Hackers to Steal Photos from Device

As far, you have probably heard about the biggest digital exposure of private and very personal ...
Hacking Gmail App with 92 Percent Success Rate

Hacking Gmail App with 92 Percent Success Rate

A group of security researchers has successfully discovered a method to hack into six out of sev...
Warning — Facebook Color Changer App is Just a Scam, Infects 10000 Users

Warning — Facebook Color Changer App is Just a Scam, Infects 10000 Users

Scammers have again targeted more than one billion active users of the popular social networking...
New Android Malware 'HijackRAT' Attacks Mobile Banking Users

New Android Malware 'HijackRAT' Attacks Mobile Banking Users

Cybercriminals have rolled out a new malicious Android application that wraps different varietie...
Google Play Store Update Allows Apps to Silently Gain Control of Your Device

Google Play Store Update Allows Apps to Silently Gain Control of Your Device

Google just made a huge change to the way application permissions work on Android devices which...
Don't Fall for Fake Instagram Desktop Applications Offering 'Image Viewer'

Don't Fall for Fake Instagram Desktop Applications Offering 'Image Viewer'

Today, the estimated number of known computer threats like viruses, worms, backdoors, exploits,...
Facebook Introduces Anonymous Login to Limit Third-party App Permissions

Facebook Introduces Anonymous Login to Limit Third-party App Permissions

We're comfortable in sharing information with our Facebook friends, but it is quite sneaky f...
Malicious Chrome Extension Hijacks CryptoCurrencies and Wallets

Malicious Chrome Extension Hijacks CryptoCurrencies and Wallets

Although the number of malicious browser extensions has significantly increased in the past yea...
Google Gives Refund to Thousands of Buyers Who Bought Bogus Android AntiVirus App

Google Gives Refund to Thousands of Buyers Who Bought Bogus Android AntiVirus App

About a week back we reported about a popular paid Antivirus application on the Google Play St...
Feedly Android App Javascript Injection vulnerability exposes Millions of Users to Hackers

Feedly Android App Javascript Injection vulnerability exposes Millions of Users to Hackers

When it comes to Android apps, even the simplest app could greatly compromise your privacy and secur...
Warning: Malware Campaign targeting Jailbroken Apple iOS Devices

Warning: Malware Campaign targeting Jailbroken Apple iOS Devices

A new piece of malicious malware infection targeting jailbroken Apple iOS devices in an attempt ...
Update Adobe Reader app for Android to Patch Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Update Adobe Reader app for Android to Patch Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

If you're one of the 400 million Android users out there who have installed Adobe Reader ap...
Beware of Zeus Banking Trojan Signed With Valid Digital Signature

Beware of Zeus Banking Trojan Signed With Valid Digital Signature

A new dangerous variant of ZeuS Banking Trojan has been identified by Comodo AV labs which is ...
Most Sophisticated Android Bootkit Malware ever Detected; Infected Millions of Devices

Most Sophisticated Android Bootkit Malware ever Detected; Infected Millions of Devices

Hardly two month ago we reported about the first widely spread Android Bootkit malware , dubbed ...