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This Android Malware Can Root Your Device And Erase Everything

This Android Malware Can Root Your Device And Erase Everything

February 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A new Android malware has been making waves recently that have the capability to gain root access on your smartphone and completely eras...
Chrome Zero-day Exploit leaves MILLIONS of Android devices vulnerable to Remote Hacking

Chrome Zero-day Exploit leaves MILLIONS of Android devices vulnerable to Remote Hacking

November 13, 2015Mohit Kumar
Hackers have found a new way to hack your Android smartphone and remotely gain total control of it, even if your device is running the m...
1-Click Way to Check If your Android Device is Vulnerable to Hacking

1-Click Way to Check If your Android Device is Vulnerable to Hacking

November 09, 2015Mohit Kumar
Vulnerabilities are common these days and when we talk about mobile security, this year has been somewhat of a trouble for Android users...
THN Weekly RoundUp – 12 Hacking Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

THN Weekly RoundUp – 12 Hacking Stories You Don't Want To Miss This Week

October 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Here we are with our weekly roundup, showcasing last week's top cyber security threats and challenges. Just in case you missed a...
LockerPin Ransomware Resets PIN and Permanently Locks Your SmartPhones

LockerPin Ransomware Resets PIN and Permanently Locks Your SmartPhones

September 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Your device's lock screen PIN is believed to keep your phone's contents safe from others, but sadly not from a new piece of rans...
Android Stagefright Exploit Code Released

Android Stagefright Exploit Code Released

September 11, 2015Khyati Jain
Zimperium Mobile Security Labs (zLabs) have been working hard to make Android operating system more safe and secure to use. Zimperiu...
Incomplete 'Stagefright' Security Patch Leaves Android Vulnerable to Text Hack

Incomplete 'Stagefright' Security Patch Leaves Android Vulnerable to Text Hack

August 14, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Wanna hack someone's Android smartphone by sending just an MMS message? Yes, you can, because Google's patch for the Stagefrig...
"Certifi-Gate" Android Vulnerability Lets Hackers Take Complete Control of Your Device

"Certifi-Gate" Android Vulnerability Lets Hackers Take Complete Control of Your Device

August 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Android users are busy fighting with Stagefright vulnerability while the popular mobile operating system faces another critical securit...
Hackers Can Remotely Steal Fingerprints From Android Phones

Hackers Can Remotely Steal Fingerprints From Android Phones

August 06, 2015Wang Wei
Over a year ago I wrote an article on The Hacker News that warned of serious security concerns created by the iPhone and Android's Fin...
Android Vulnerability Traps Devices in 'Endless Reboot Loop'

Android Vulnerability Traps Devices in 'Endless Reboot Loop'

August 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Poor Android users are facing a terrible, horrible, and awful week. Few days ago, Trend Micro security researchers uncovered a Andro...
RCSAndroid — Advanced Android Hacking Tool Leaked Online

RCSAndroid — Advanced Android Hacking Tool Leaked Online

July 24, 2015Swati Khandelwal
As digging deeper and deeper into the huge Hacking Team data dump , security researchers are finding more and more source code, includin...
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