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Security flaw in 3G could allow anyone to track your smartphone

Security flaw in 3G could allow anyone to track your smartphone
October 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
New privacy threats have been uncovered by security researchers that could allow every device operating on 3G networks to be tracked, acco...

Android Malware can now steal 3D Model Of Your Location

Android Malware can now steal 3D Model Of Your Location
September 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
It's a fact that as smartphones get more capable, the possibilities for their misuse also increase. They're already exploited by cro...

New Android Exploit Could Force Factory Reset remotely

New Android Exploit Could Force Factory Reset remotely
September 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
Clicking one wrong link can cause malicious code to execute, which could do anything from infecting your computer with malware to, apparentl...

The FixMeStick : My Parents Need This

The FixMeStick : My Parents Need This
September 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
The founders over at FixMeStick sent us a pair of their latest devices to check out. The FixMeStick is, in short, a malware removal device ...

Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Android 4.0.4 multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
September 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Samsung Galaxy S3 can be hacked via NFC, allowing attackers to download all data from the Android smartphone, security researchers demon...

Eject any WiFi device from network using Android

Eject any WiFi device from network using Android
September 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
If you want to disable any ip address which use same router to connect internet. Now you can used your android application, WifiKill use as ...

WhatsApp vulnerability can be misused for Spreading Malware

WhatsApp vulnerability can be misused for Spreading Malware
September 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WhatsApp website reported to The Hacker News by Edgard Chammas. WhatsApp is one of the most ...

Hijacking Virtual Machines with Crisis malware

Hijacking Virtual Machines with Crisis malware
August 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Windows version of Crisis , a piece of malware discovered in July, is capable of infecting VMware virtual machine images, Windows Mobile...

Half Million Chinese Android Devices got infected with SMSZombie

Half Million Chinese Android Devices got infected with SMSZombie
August 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
The amount of malware crafted and aimed at Android devices is ever-increasing. With Android being the most popular platform for smartphones ...

MatrixDAR - First Military Grade Encryption for Android

MatrixDAR - First Military Grade Encryption for Android
August 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
AuthenTec, a leading provider of mobile and network security, today introduced a new security offering that provides military-grade encrypti...

Zeus malware targeting BlackBerry and Android devices

Zeus malware targeting BlackBerry and Android devices
August 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered five new samples of the ZeuS-in-the-Mobile (ZitMo) malware package, targeting Android ...

Malicious Olympic 2012 Android Apps & Domains

Malicious Olympic 2012 Android Apps & Domains
August 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Whenever an important event takes place, new opportunities for cyber criminals, especially for those who develop attacks based on social eng...

Android Hackers will demonstrate Fully loaded Spying Applications & Mobile Botnet

Android Hackers will demonstrate Fully loaded Spying Applications & Mobile Botnet
July 24, 2012Mohit Kumar
This Sunday, The Capital , New Delhi plays host to an International The Hackers Conference where blackhat hackers will discuss the ch...

CVE-2012-2808 : Android 4.0.4 DNS poisoning vulnerability Exposed

CVE-2012-2808 : Android 4.0.4 DNS poisoning vulnerability Exposed
July 24, 2012Mohit Kumar
Android's DNS resolver is vulnerable to DNS poisoning due to weak randomness in its implementation. Researchers Roee Hay & Roi Salt...

8 million passwords dumped from gaming website Gamigo

8 million passwords dumped from gaming website Gamigo
July 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
Four months after the gaming site Gamigo warned users about a hacker intrusion that accessed some portions of its users’ credentials, more t...

17 years old hacker will demonstrate Linux ELF Virus at 'The Hackers Conference 2012'

17 years old hacker will demonstrate Linux ELF Virus at 'The Hackers Conference 2012'
July 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Biggest Hacking Mania has arrived - ' The Hackers Conference 2012 '.  In this first of its kind conference in India, Blackhat ha...

Kevin Mitnick joins the Zimperium team

Kevin Mitnick joins the Zimperium team
July 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security firm Zimperium developer of Android app zANTI (Android application Toolkit) now have World Best Hacker " Kevin Mitnick "...

FACT : One in five Microsoft logins controlled by hackers

FACT : One in five Microsoft logins controlled by hackers
July 17, 2012Mohit Kumar
About 20 percent of Microsoft Account logins are found on lists of compromised credentials in the wake of hack attacks on other service prov...

Android Security shielded with full ASLR implementation

Android Security shielded with full ASLR implementation
July 16, 2012Mohit Kumar
The latest release of Google's Android mobile operating system has finally been properly fortified with an industry-standard defense. I...

Android Forums hacked, User Credentials Stolen

Android Forums hacked, User Credentials Stolen
July 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Phandroid's Android Forums Web site is hacked and user account details stolen, according to a notice posted online. The data includes t...