Android

Qualcomm Mobile Processors are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

According to a study carried out by the security researchers from Check Point, over 40% of Android phones operating on Qualcomm Processors are vulnerable to cyber attacks. A reported released by the Tel Aviv based Cybersecurity firm suggests that the chip sets produced by Qualcomm were exhibiting 400 security flaws that could be exploited by […]

Microsoft offers Mobile Security protection for Android users

Microsoft (MS) has announced that it is entering a $10 Billion mobile security market with its Defender ATP Antivirus designed for Android devices. However, the catch is that the solution will not be available in the open market and so Android device users cannot download it from the Google Play Store.   The American technology […]

EventBot Android malware caught stealing data from Financial Apps

All those who are using financial apps are hereby being warned that a new kind of Android malware is seen stealing data from more than 200 financial apps by bypassing the 2 Factor Authentication (FA) feature.   According to the research conducted by Cybereason Nocturnus, the malware’s name is ‘EventBot’ and is known to bypass […]

A Billion Android smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to hackers

A recent survey conducted by “Which?” has discovered that over a billion Android-based smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to hackers. The report says that more than 40% of people using Android-based devices are susceptible to hacks as their devices are running on the older version of software giving hackers a fair chance to snoop on […]

Android vulnerability leads to malware scare

Kaspersky Lab has found a serious vulnerability in the Android operating system which can be used by hackers to launch malware attacks and steal information related to the smartphone user and transmit it to the servers of cybercriminals. Named as Trojan-Dropper.android. Shopper.a. the malware tends to break into the Play Store after disabling Google Play […]

Beware of these Android apps in this Christmas season

All those who are using Android operating system loaded smartphones are hereby informed that they should be aware of some notorious apps which could ruin your Christmas season this year. Cybersecurity researchers from Barracuda Networks have discovered in their study that some Christmas themed apps are proving malicious as they are having a lot of […]

Android Malware draining money in bank accounts

A new malware variant is said to be targeting millions of Android phones through a vulnerability that is yet to be actively exploited. And developers are insisting on the fact that the Trojan is well capable of draining money from bank accounts.   Security researchers from Cybersecurity Firm Promon claim that “ StrandHogg” Vulnerability is […]

New Android Text messaging service is vulnerable to hackers

As messaging apps like WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram have started to steal the revenues of telecom operating from SMS texting; Android has introduced an answer to it with its Rich Communication Service (RCS) which is in lines to Apple’s hybrid iMessage platform. As this messaging service is enabled by default on billions of android devices, […]

Android apps fraudulently access Facebook and Twitter user data

Facebook and Twitter have made an official announcement yesterday that few android apps were accessing the login info and other details of its users when the users used the same credentials into certain apps that were being downloaded via the Google Play Store. According to a source from CNBC, the damage was being done by […]

Android phones acting as spying devices due to Camera app Vulnerability

Security researchers from Checkmarx have found a vulnerability in the Android operating system loaded smartphones including Pixel 1 and 2 which steal data related to camera, microphone and GPS Location without the user’s consent. The flaw dubbed as CVE- 2019- 2234 was discovered by the researchers when a rogue app was used to bypass security […]

Share this page

Sign Up for Your Weekly
Cybersecurity Insiders Newsletter

Sign up for the free newsletter! Join thousands of cybersecurity professionals to receive the latest news and updates from the world of information security.

Thank You For Signing Up!