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Thousands of Mobile Apps Expose Their Unprotected Firebase Hosted Databases

Thousands of Mobile Apps Expose Their Unprotected Firebase Hosted Databases

June 21, 2018Mohit Kumar
Mobile security researchers have discovered unprotected Firebase databases of thousands of iOS and Android mobile applications that are ex...
Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

December 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
In the digital age, one of the most popular sayings is—if you're not paying, then you're not the customer, you're the product...
Warning — Popular 'Hot Patching' Technique Puts iOS Users At Risk

Warning — Popular 'Hot Patching' Technique Puts iOS Users At Risk

January 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know?… Any iOS app downloaded from Apple’s official App Store has an ability to update itself from any 3rd-party server automatic...
SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

August 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Researchers have warned users of Android devices to avoid app downloads from particularly unauthorized sources, since a new and sophist...
Infosec A-Team to Launch NSA-Proof Invisible Messenger for Whistleblowers

Infosec A-Team to Launch NSA-Proof Invisible Messenger for Whistleblowers

July 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
If a whistleblower discloses an activity to the public, then there should be a trust-based mechanism that ensure the protection of truth...
Popular Navigation App hijacked with Fake Bots to Cause Traffic Jam

Popular Navigation App hijacked with Fake Bots to Cause Traffic Jam

April 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Beware! Hackers can cause Traffic jams with just a navigation Smartphone application. Two Israeli students were assigned by college to h...
LinkedIn shutting down its security-plagued INTRO app in Early March

LinkedIn shutting down its security-plagued INTRO app in Early March

February 10, 2014Mohit Kumar
Last October, the social network ' LinkedIn ' launched a controversial Smartphone app called ' Intro ' that intercepts and r...
First widely distributed Android bootkit Malware infects more than 350,000 Devices

First widely distributed Android bootkit Malware infects more than 350,000 Devices

January 28, 2014Anonymous
In the last quarter of 2013, sale of a Smartphone with ANDROID operating system has increased and every second person you see is a D...
Foursquare vulnerability that exposes 45 million users' email addresses

Foursquare vulnerability that exposes 45 million users' email addresses

January 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
A location based Social Networking platform with 45 million users,' Foursquare ' was vulnerable to the primary email address dis...
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