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Exclusive: German Police Raid OmniRAT Developer and Seize Digital Assets

Exclusive: German Police Raid OmniRAT Developer and Seize Digital Assets
June 27, 2019Mohit Kumar
The German police yesterday raided the house of the developer of OmniRAT and seized his laptop, computer and mobile phones probably as pa...

Google Makes 2 Years of Android Security Updates Mandatory for Device Makers

Google Makes 2 Years of Android Security Updates Mandatory for Device Makers
October 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
When it comes to security updates, Android is a real mess. Even after Google timely rolls out security patches for its Android platform...

Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries

Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries
September 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
One of the world's most dangerous Android and iPhone spyware program has been found deployed against targets across 45 countries aroun...

Flaws in Pre-Installed Apps Expose Millions of Android Devices to Hackers

Flaws in Pre-Installed Apps Expose Millions of Android Devices to Hackers
August 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Bought a new Android phone? What if I say your brand new smartphone can be hacked remotely? Nearly all Android phones come with useless...

Ex-NSO Employee Caught Selling Stolen Phone Hacking Tool For $50 Million

Ex-NSO Employee Caught Selling Stolen Phone Hacking Tool For $50 Million
July 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A former employee of one of the world's most powerful hacking companies NSO Group has been arrested and charged with stealing phone ha...

Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures

Android Flaw Lets Hackers Inject Malware Into Apps Without Altering Signatures
December 09, 2017Mohit Kumar
Millions of Android devices are at serious risk of a newly disclosed critical vulnerability that allows attackers to secretly overwrite l...

New Ransomware Not Just Encrypts Your Android But Also Changes PIN Lock

New Ransomware Not Just Encrypts Your Android But Also Changes PIN Lock
October 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
DoubleLocker —as the name suggests, it locks device twice. Security researchers from Slovakia-based security software maker ESET have d...

Red Alert 2.0: New Android Banking Trojan for Sale on Hacking Forums

Red Alert 2.0: New Android Banking Trojan for Sale on Hacking Forums
September 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Recent discoveries of dangerous variants of the Android banking Trojan families, including Faketoken , Svpeng , and BankBot , present...

Adwind RAT Returns! Cross-Platform Malware Targeting Aerospace Industries

Adwind RAT Returns! Cross-Platform Malware Targeting Aerospace Industries
July 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Hackers and cyber criminals are becoming dramatically more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. While other operating...

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...

Dozens of Malicious Apps on Play Store can Root & Hack 90% of Android Devices

Dozens of Malicious Apps on Play Store can Root & Hack 90% of Android Devices
June 25, 2016Swati Khandelwal
It's not at all surprising that the Google Play Store is surrounded by a large number of malicious apps that has the ability to gain ...
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