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Insecure UC Browser ‘Feature’ Lets Hackers Hijack Android Phones Remotely

March 26th, 2019
Beware! If you are using UC Browser on your smartphones, you should consider uninstalling it immediately. Why? Because the China-made UC Browser contains a "questionable" ability that could be exploited by remote attackers to automatically download and execute code on your Android devices. Developed by Alibaba-owned UCWeb, UC Browser is one of the most popular mobile browsers, specifically

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Severe Flaws in SHAREit Android App Let Hackers Steal Your Files

February 27th, 2019
Security researchers have discovered two high-severity vulnerabilities in the SHAREit Android app that could allow attackers to bypass device authentication mechanism and steal files containing sensitive from a victim's device. With over 1.5 billion users worldwide, SHAREit is a popular file sharing application for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac that has been designed to help people share

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First Android Clipboard Hijacking Crypto Malware Found On Google Play Store

February 11th, 2019
A security researcher has discovered yet another cryptocurrency-stealing malware on the official Google Play Store that was designed to secretly steal bitcoin and cryptocurrency from unwitting users. The malware, described as a "Clipper," masqueraded as a legitimate cryptocurrency app and worked by replacing cryptocurrency wallet addresses copied into the Android clipboard with one belonging

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Android Phones Can Get Hacked Just by Looking at a PNG Image

February 6th, 2019
Using an Android device? Beware! You have to remain more caution while opening an image file on your smartphone—downloaded anywhere from the Internet or received through messaging or email apps. Yes, just viewing an innocuous-looking image could hack your Android smartphone—thanks to three newly-discovered critical vulnerabilities that affect millions of devices running recent versions of

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Google Makes 2 Years of Android Security Updates Mandatory for Device Makers

October 25th, 2018
When it comes to security updates, Android is a real mess. Even after Google timely rolls out security patches for its Android platform, a major part of the Android ecosystem remains exposed to hackers because device manufacturers do not deliver patches regularly and on a timely basis to their customers. To deal with this issue, Google at its I/O Developer Conference May 2018 revealed the

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Dangerous Mobile Banking Trojan Gets ‘Keylogger’ to Steal Everything

August 1st, 2017

Cyber criminals are becoming more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. They have now shifted from traditional to more clandestine techniques that come with limitless attack vectors and are harder to detect.

Security researchers have discovered that one of the most dangerous Android banking Trojan families has now been modified to add a keylogger to its recent strain, giving

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Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

July 7th, 2017

Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that affects millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone models.

Dubbed BroadPwn, the critical remote code execution vulnerability resides in Broadcom’s BCM43xx family of WiFi chipsets, which can be triggered remotely without user interaction, allows a

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Google Pixel Phone and Microsoft Edge Hacked at PwnFest 2016

November 11th, 2016

The brand new Android smartphone launched by Google just a few months back has been hacked by Chinese hackers just in less than a minute.

Yes, the Google’s latest Pixel smartphone has been hacked by a team white-hat hackers from Qihoo 360, besides at the 2016 PwnFest hacking competition in Seoul.

The Qihoo 360 team demonstrated a proof-of-concept exploit that used a zero-day vulnerability in

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Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

November 9th, 2016

A vulnerability in Chrome for Android is actively being exploited in the wild that allows hackers to quietly download banking trojan apps (.apk) onto victim’s’ device without their confirmation.

You might have encountered a pop-up advertisement that appears out of nowhere and surprise you that your mobile device has been infected with a dangerous virus and instructs you to install a security

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Over 1 Billion Mobile App Accounts can be Hijacked Remotely with this Simple Hack

November 5th, 2016

Security researchers have discovered a way to target a huge number of Android and iOS apps that could allow them to remotely sign into any victim’s mobile app account without any knowledge of the victim.

A group of three researchers – Ronghai Yang, Wing Cheong Lau, and Tianyu Liu – from the Chinese University of Hong Kong has found [PPT] that most of the popular mobile apps that support

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