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Chinese Ad Firm Infected 85 Million Android Users to Get More Clicks

Chinese Ad Firm Infected 85 Million Android Users to Get More Clicks

July 04, 2016Swati Khandelwal
An Android-based malware campaign has been found to control as many as 85 million Android devices globally and is making its gang an esti...
Warning — Hackers can Silently Install Malware to Non-Jailbroken iOS Devices

Warning — Hackers can Silently Install Malware to Non-Jailbroken iOS Devices

March 16, 2016Mohit Kumar
Hard time for mobile phone users! Just recently, two severe vulnerabilities in Qualcomm Snapdragon chip and Stagefright were spotted...
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...
More than 250 iOS Apps Caught Using Private APIs to Collect Users' Private Data

More than 250 iOS Apps Caught Using Private APIs to Collect Users' Private Data

October 19, 2015Mohit Kumar
Apple is cleaning up its iTunes App Store again – for the third time in two months – following another flood of iOS apps that secretly colle...
How to Protect Yourself against XcodeGhost like iOS Malware Attacks

How to Protect Yourself against XcodeGhost like iOS Malware Attacks

October 19, 2015Wang Wei
Recently, Chinese iOS developers have discovered a new OS X and iOS malware dubbed XcodeGhost that has appeared in malicious versions o...
YiSpecter — First iOS Malware that Attacks both: Non-jailbroken and Jailbroken Devices

YiSpecter — First iOS Malware that Attacks both: Non-jailbroken and Jailbroken Devices

October 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Less than a month after Apple suffered one of its biggest malware attacks ever, security researchers have discovered another strain of ...
Apple's Biggest Hack Ever: 4000 Malicious iOS Store Apps Linked to CIA?

Apple's Biggest Hack Ever: 4000 Malicious iOS Store Apps Linked to CIA?

September 23, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The First major cyber attack on Apple's App Store has now been linked to CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) . Last week, Research...
Suspected Wirelurker iOS Malware Creators Arrested in China

Suspected Wirelurker iOS Malware Creators Arrested in China

November 17, 2014Mohit Kumar
It’s been almost two weeks since the WireLurker malware existence was revealed for the first time, and Chinese authorities have arreste...
'AdThief' Chinese Malware Infects Over 75,000 Jailbroken iOS devices

'AdThief' Chinese Malware Infects Over 75,000 Jailbroken iOS devices

August 20, 2014Mohit Kumar
If you have jailbroken your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and have downloaded pirated tweaks from pirated repositories, then you may be in...
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