Android

Google to acquire HTC and might declare the merger by this weekend

Google is all set to acquire HTC by this weekend for $1.6 billion and is said to make an official announcement by tomorrow. And as a first step to complete the deal, HTC is said to have suspended trading of its stock on the TWSE from September 21st, 2017. But the mobile manufacturer is yet […]

Will Android Oreo security features make any difference to the world of Mobile Security?

Last week, web services giant Google released a media update which said that its next Android version titled “Oreo” will be the most secured mobile OS offered till date to the world. The internet juggernaut has also promised that Oreo will be enriched by plenty of features including a battery life boost and notification rethink. […]

Google perks up Android Mobile Security with Google Play Protect

Google which offers Android based mobile operating systems to smart phone manufacturers is now offering a new security service in & to its Play Store users. The internet Juggernaut from now on will offer a mobile security system that protects apps on user’s smart phone and on those on its Google Play Store. Google Play […]

Android Ransomware hackers demand $50 for not leaking your images onto the Web

Cybersecurity Insiders has learned that a new ransomware variant called ‘LeakerLocker’ is being circulated by hackers on Google Play store from past few weeks. And security researchers from McAfee discovered that the said malware has the potential to leak the images of the victim’s phone onto the web if a ransom of $50 isn’t paid. […]

CopyCat malware targets 14 million Google Android Devices to rake in millions

Israel-based Cyber Security Firm Check Point Software Technologies has discovered in its latest research that a malware called CopyCat has succeeded in infecting more than 14 million Google Android Smart Phones and managed to rake in millions through fraudulent advertising and app installations. Check Point discovered that CopyCat developers succeeded in spreading the malware during […]

Google cannot fix Android Marshmallow and Nougat malware flaws till August’17

Google has made an official announcement today that it is aware of the malware flaws existing on the phones driven by Android Marshmallow and Nougat operating systems and will try its best to fix the flaw by August’17. Means users using the said Android versions – Nougat and Marshmallow are on the verge of being […]

Macbook users are being targeted by malware and backdoors in 1Q 2017

A recent survey conducted by security firm Malwarebytes suggests that cyber criminals are constantly targeting Macbook users by malware and backdoors in 1Q 2017. Moreover, the study analyzed that FindZip Mac Ransomware for which even the developers don’t have a decryption key yet has emerged as a major MacOS threat in this year. The survey […]

Google discloses some facts on Android’s Mobile Security

Google, touted as a leader in offering mobile operating systems to the world has announced that half of the devices working on Android OS have gotten security updates by the end of 2016. Thus, it enables the android OS users to defend themselves from any kind of digital crime and espionage. In an annual report […]

Cyber Attacks on Connected Cars will increase says Kaspersky

Kaspersky has warned the owners and riders of all connected and autonomous cars that the said transport mediums are extremely vulnerable to cyber attacks. The researchers from the Russian Security Firm have come to the conclusion after carrying out a research on remotely controlled cars manufactured by automobile manufacturers like Toyota. Note 1– Connected Cars […]

Mobile Security goes for a toss on Windows 10 Mobile Phones

Windows 10 Operating system based mobile phones are having a serious security flaw. And although the flaw seems small; it could turn into a major disaster if ignored. The problem starts with the ‘Pin Set Up’ in the settings app for Windows 10 Mobile Sign-in. A user can easily remove the pin from the device […]

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