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Warning: Android Bitcoin wallet apps vulnerable to theft

Warning: Android Bitcoin wallet apps vulnerable to theft

August 12, 2013Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability in the Android implementation of the Java SecureRandom random number generator was discovered , that leaves B...
Several Malicious Android apps found on Google Play affects 25,000 devices

Several Malicious Android apps found on Google Play affects 25,000 devices

August 10, 2013Mohit Kumar
As time goes on, though, the Malware Risk on Mobile Platforms appears to be increasing. A flood of scammy apps that are difficult for G...
FBI using malware to turn your Android into surveillance device for Spying

FBI using malware to turn your Android into surveillance device for Spying

August 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
It's not the new facts that the FBI has used hacking methods in the past to spy on suspected criminals, including keyloggers and re...
Vulnerability found in Apple's iOS can hide malicious code inside apps

Vulnerability found in Apple's iOS can hide malicious code inside apps

August 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Georgia Tech researcher has found a weakness in Apple’s iOS mobile platform that could let hackers to hide malicious code inside apps...
Japanese Poker champion charged for distributing Android malware

Japanese Poker champion charged for distributing Android malware

July 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
Famous poker player 'Masaaki Kagawa' who won about $1.5 million in poker tournaments has been arrested by Japanese authorities for...
Apple’s Developer Center Offline for 32 Hours; Compromised ?

Apple’s Developer Center Offline for 32 Hours; Compromised ?

July 21, 2013Mohit Kumar
It’s been over a day now since Apple ’s online Dev Center went offline, and latest message can be seen in the screenshot, which explains th...
Hacking Google account through Locked Android Devices

Hacking Google account through Locked Android Devices

July 19, 2013Mohit Kumar
Google being one of the top web based service provider, has huge number of Internet users availing the free and paid services for their...
Using Tumblr app on iPhone ? Reset you Tumblr password now

Using Tumblr app on iPhone ? Reset you Tumblr password now

July 17, 2013Mohit Kumar
Tumblr posted a blog post Tuesday night warning users to change their passwords and released a very important security update for iOS u...
Hacking Google Glass with QR Code to sniff user data

Hacking Google Glass with QR Code to sniff user data

July 17, 2013Mohit Kumar
Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout discovered a security flaw in Google Glass which allowed them to capture data without the user...
Chinese Hackers discovered second Android master key vulnerability

Chinese Hackers discovered second Android master key vulnerability

July 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
Android Security Squad, the China-based group that  uncovered a second Android master key vulnerability that might be abused to modify...
Hackers turn Verizon signal booster into a mobile hacking machine

Hackers turn Verizon signal booster into a mobile hacking machine

July 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
A group of  hackers from security firm iSEC found a way to tap right into verizon wireless cell phones using a signal-boosting devices ...
Beware of Fake Android Antivirus and Mobile Ransomware

Beware of Fake Android Antivirus and Mobile Ransomware

July 14, 2013Wang Wei
" Ransomware " may be a term you haven't heard before. This type of criminal malware, which spread around the world on PC...
Android malware 'Priyanka' spreading rapidly through WhatsApp messenger

Android malware 'Priyanka' spreading rapidly through WhatsApp messenger

July 11, 2013Mohit Kumar
An Android malware is spreading around WhatsApp messenger called ' Priyanka '. It changes all your groups names to Priyanka, and...
Exploit for most critical Android vulnerability publicly released

Exploit for most critical Android vulnerability publicly released

July 09, 2013Mohit Kumar
What if hackers could take an existing legitimate app or update with a valid digital signature, and modify it in order to use it as a ma...
Android vulnerability allows hackers to modify apps without breaking signatures

Android vulnerability allows hackers to modify apps without breaking signatures

July 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
Almost all Android handsets are  vulnerable to a  flaw that could allow hackers to seize control of a device to make calls, send texts...
Who Governs The Internet and whose property is it?

Who Governs The Internet and whose property is it?

July 02, 2013Wang Wei
The recent exposes and revelations by Edward Snowden about the Top Secret Internet Snooping program currently run by US National Securi...
Android based hacking tool to steal passwords from connected computers

Android based hacking tool to steal passwords from connected computers

July 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
A recently discovered new form of Android malware called  USB Cleaver  can not only infect your smartphone, but also targets your PC to...
Google added malicious apps scanner to Chrome Web Store

Google added malicious apps scanner to Chrome Web Store

June 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
Over the past few years, Cyber Criminals have choose the official Google Chrome Web Store to push malware. In a recent announcement by ...
Cracking iPhone Hotspot password in 50 Seconds

Cracking iPhone Hotspot password in 50 Seconds

June 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
The ability to turn your iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot is a fantastically useful little tool in and of itself. When setting up a personal hot...
Apple releases new details on National Security Requests

Apple releases new details on National Security Requests

June 17, 2013Mohit Kumar
Apple revealed on monday that it received between 4,000 and 5,000 data requests in six months from  U.S. law enforcement for user infor...