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Warning! Over 900 Million Android Phones Vulnerable to New 'QuadRooter' Attack

Warning! Over 900 Million Android Phones Vulnerable to New 'QuadRooter' Attack

August 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Android has Fallen! Yet another set of Android security vulnerabilities has been discovered in Qualcomm chipsets that affect more than 90...
Android Will Alert You When A New Device Logs-in Your Google Account

Android Will Alert You When A New Device Logs-in Your Google Account

August 02, 2016Mohit Kumar
Google has rolled out a new feature for Android users to keep its users account more secure: Native Android Push Notification when a new...
Google Trust API plans to replace your Passwords with Trust Score

Google Trust API plans to replace your Passwords with Trust Score

May 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The importance of increasing online security around personal information has risen due to the increase in cyber attacks and data breaches...
Kernel Backdoor found in Gadgets Powered by Popular Chinese ARM Maker

Kernel Backdoor found in Gadgets Powered by Popular Chinese ARM Maker

May 11, 2016Mohit Kumar
How to Hack an Android device? It is possibly one of the most frequently asked questions on the Internet. Although it's not prett...
Remotely Exploitable Bug in Truecaller Puts Over 100 Million Users at Risk

Remotely Exploitable Bug in Truecaller Puts Over 100 Million Users at Risk

March 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a remotely exploitable vulnerability in Called ID app " Truecaller " that could expose pe...
Google Android N Preview — 6 Cool Features That You Should Know

Google Android N Preview — 6 Cool Features That You Should Know

March 10, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Android N Developer Preview, an early beta of Google’s new mobile operating system that was expected to launch on Google I/O in mid-May, ...
Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

January 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice for Privacy Lovers! Facebook today took a surprising move by announcing that it is bringing the free anonymizing software T...
Flawed Android Factory Reset Failed to Clear Private Data from Smartphones

Flawed Android Factory Reset Failed to Clear Private Data from Smartphones

May 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you’re planning to sell your old Android smartphone then you need to think again because there is a weakness in the Android Factory R...
DroidStealth — Android Encryption Tool with Stealth Capabilities

DroidStealth — Android Encryption Tool with Stealth Capabilities

February 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
We all have Internet-connected smartphones in our pockets, but it’s very hard to find a place on Internet to feel secure and private. No...
7 Things About Android Lollipop 5.0 You Need To Know

7 Things About Android Lollipop 5.0 You Need To Know

October 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After offering chocolate ( Kit-Kat ), now Google is ready to serve you Lollipops. Google on Wednesday finally revealed the official name...
New Android Malware 'HijackRAT' Attacks Mobile Banking Users

New Android Malware 'HijackRAT' Attacks Mobile Banking Users

July 02, 2014Mohit Kumar
Cybercriminals have rolled out a new malicious Android application that wraps different varieties of banking fraud trick into a single p...
Dynamic Analysis tools for Android Fail to Detect Malware with Heuristic Evasion Techniques

Dynamic Analysis tools for Android Fail to Detect Malware with Heuristic Evasion Techniques

May 13, 2014Mohit Kumar
We are quite aware of the Android malware scanner Google’s Bouncer that tests the apps by running them in a virtualized environment i.e...