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AirHopper — Hacking Into an Isolated Computer Using FM Radio Signals

AirHopper — Hacking Into an Isolated Computer Using FM Radio Signals

In order to secure sensitive information such as Finance, many companies and government agencies...
Xiaomi Phones Secretly Sending Users' Sensitive Data to Chinese Servers

Xiaomi Phones Secretly Sending Users' Sensitive Data to Chinese Servers

Chinese telecoms equipment suppliers have previously been criticized by some countries due to suspec...
Android Vulnerability Allows Applications to Make Unauthorized Calls without Permissions

Android Vulnerability Allows Applications to Make Unauthorized Calls without Permissions

A major vulnerability believed to be present in most versions of Android can allow a malicious A...
Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

Security researchers from MetaIntell, the leader in intelligent led Mobile Risk Management (MRM)...
Backdoor found in Samsung Galaxy Devices, allows Hackers to remotely access/modify Data

Backdoor found in Samsung Galaxy Devices, allows Hackers to remotely access/modify Data

Google’s Android operating system may be open source, but the version of Android that runs on m...
iOS vulnerability allows to disable 'Find My iPhone' without password

iOS vulnerability allows to disable 'Find My iPhone' without password

Smartphone manufacturers are adding ways for owners to track and manage their phones if they ev...
Android app that notifies you whenever GPS enabled apps access your location

Android app that notifies you whenever GPS enabled apps access your location

A team of Researchers at Rutgers University has developed an Android application which will ...
Snapchat's new Security feature Hacked in 30 Minutes; CAPTCHA Cracking tool published

Snapchat's new Security feature Hacked in 30 Minutes; CAPTCHA Cracking tool published

Snapchat suffered a massive data breach back in December in which 4.6 million usernames and ph...
Government launched 'China Operating System' (COS) to break Andoird and iOS Monopoly

Government launched 'China Operating System' (COS) to break Andoird and iOS Monopoly

China has always tried to support its homegrown tech industry and even the security concerns ove...
NSA admits to collect 200 Million text messages per day under Project DISHFIRE

NSA admits to collect 200 Million text messages per day under Project DISHFIRE

After the exposure of various surveillance programs, including PRISM, XKeyscore, MUSCULAR, DROPOUTJ...
Judge Ruled - NSA Telephone Metadata Collection violates the Fourth Amendment

Judge Ruled - NSA Telephone Metadata Collection violates the Fourth Amendment

Big and Good news for all of us. A federal court judge ' Richard J. Leon ' said that he beli...
Mouabad Android Malware calling to Premium numbers; Generating revenue for its Master

Mouabad Android Malware calling to Premium numbers; Generating revenue for its Master

Android platform is a primary target for malware attacks from few years and during 2013, more than 7...
Another Master Key vulnerability discovered in Android 4.3

Another Master Key vulnerability discovered in Android 4.3

Earlier this year, in the month of July it was first discovered that 99% of Android devices are ...
New Android Banking Trojan targeting Korean users

New Android Banking Trojan targeting Korean users

A very profitable line for mobile malware developers is Android Banking Trojans, which infect ph...
Simple, but Critical vulnerability in Verizon Portal revealed users' SMS History

Simple, but Critical vulnerability in Verizon Portal revealed users' SMS History

A Security researcher discovered a critical privacy vulnerability on Verizon Wireless’s Web-based c...
First ever Malware for Firefox Mobile OS developed by Researcher

First ever Malware for Firefox Mobile OS developed by Researcher

Firefox OS is a mobile operating system based on Linux and Mozilla ’s Gecko technology, who...
Vulnerability in WhatsApp allows decrypting user messages

Vulnerability in WhatsApp allows decrypting user messages

A serious vulnerability in WhatsApp allows anyone who is able to eavesdrop on WhatsApp connecti...
iPhone iOS 7.0.2 Sim Lock Screen Bypass vulnerability

iPhone iOS 7.0.2 Sim Lock Screen Bypass vulnerability

If you're unlucky enough to lose your Smartphone or have it stolen, anyone who finds the dev...