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Beware! Over 800 Android Apps on Google Play Store Contain 'Xavier' Malware

Beware! Over 800 Android Apps on Google Play Store Contain 'Xavier' Malware

June 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Over 800 different Android apps that have been downloaded millions of times from Google Play Store found to be infected with malicious ad li...
First Android-Rooting Trojan With Code Injection Ability Found On Google Play Store

First Android-Rooting Trojan With Code Injection Ability Found On Google Play Store

June 08, 2017Mohit Kumar
A new Android-rooting malware with an ability to disable device’ security settings in an effort to perform malicious tasks in the backgro...
Judy Android Malware Infects Over 36.5 Million Google Play Store Users

Judy Android Malware Infects Over 36.5 Million Google Play Store Users

May 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have claimed to have discovered possibly the largest malware campaign on Google Play Store that has already infected...
Google Won't Patch A Critical Android Flaw Before ‘Android O’ Release

Google Won't Patch A Critical Android Flaw Before ‘Android O’ Release

May 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Millions of Android smartphones are at serious risk of "screen hijack" vulnerability that allows hackers to steal your password...
Beware! New Android Malware Infected 2 Million Google Play Store Users

Beware! New Android Malware Infected 2 Million Google Play Store Users

April 25, 2017Mohit Kumar
Initially thought to be 600,000 users, the number of Android users who have mistakenly downloaded and installed malware on their devices ...
Android Trojan Targeting Over 420 Banking Apps Worldwide Found On Google Play Store

Android Trojan Targeting Over 420 Banking Apps Worldwide Found On Google Play Store

April 13, 2017Wang Wei
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Hackers Using Fake Cellphone Towers to Spread Android Banking Trojan

Hackers Using Fake Cellphone Towers to Spread Android Banking Trojan

March 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Chinese Hackers have taken Smishing attack to the next level, using rogue cell phone towers to distribute Android banking malware via spo...
Beware! Pre-Installed Android Malware Found On 36 High-end Smartphones

Beware! Pre-Installed Android Malware Found On 36 High-end Smartphones

March 10, 2017Wang Wei
Bought a brand new Android Smartphone? Do not expect it to be a clean slate. At least 36 high-end smartphone models belonging to popula...
Hackers Are Using Android Malware To Spy On Israeli Military Personnel

Hackers Are Using Android Malware To Spy On Israeli Military Personnel

February 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
A group of highly sophisticated state-sponsored hackers is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the personal Android phones of ...
Nasty Android Malware that Infected Millions Returns to Google Play Store

Nasty Android Malware that Infected Millions Returns to Google Play Store

January 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
HummingBad – an Android-based malware that infected over 10 million Android devices around the world last year and made its gang an esti...
Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

January 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Another bad news for Android users — Source code for another Android banking malware has been leaked online via an underground hacking fo...
New Android Malware Hijacks Router DNS from Smartphone

New Android Malware Hijacks Router DNS from Smartphone

December 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
Another day, another creepy malware for Android users! Security Researchers have uncovered a new Android malware targeting your devices...
Did You Install Super Mario Run APK for Android? That's Malware

Did You Install Super Mario Run APK for Android? That's Malware

December 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
After the success of Pokémon Go , Nintendo's " Super Mario Run " has become the hottest game to hit the market with enormou...
More Firmware Backdoor Found In Cheap Android Phones

More Firmware Backdoor Found In Cheap Android Phones

December 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Here's some bad news for Android users again. Certain low-cost Android smartphones and tablets are shipped with malicious firmware...
Over 1 Million Google Accounts Hacked by 'Gooligan' Android Malware

Over 1 Million Google Accounts Hacked by 'Gooligan' Android Malware

November 30, 2016Mohit Kumar
If you own an Android smartphone, Beware! A new Android malware that has already breached more than 1 Million Google accounts is infectin...
Researchers Show How to Steal Tesla Car by Hacking into Owner's Smartphone

Researchers Show How to Steal Tesla Car by Hacking into Owner's Smartphone

November 25, 2016Mohit Kumar
New technology is always a little scary, so are Smart Cars. From GPS system and satellite radio to wireless locks, steering, brakes, and ...
Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

November 08, 2016Wang Wei
A vulnerability in Chrome for Android is actively being exploited in the wild that allows hackers to quietly download banking trojan apps...
New Drammer Android Hack lets Apps take Full control (root) of your Phone

New Drammer Android Hack lets Apps take Full control (root) of your Phone

October 23, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Earlier last year, security researchers from Google's Project Zero outlined a way to hijack the computers running Linux by abusing ...
Android Banking Trojan Tricks Victims into Submitting Selfie Holding their ID Card

Android Banking Trojan Tricks Victims into Submitting Selfie Holding their ID Card

October 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
While some payment card companies like Mastercard have switched to selfies as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online p...