Archive for the ‘hacking android phone’ Category

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

Posted in cyber security, hack android mobile, hacking android phone, how to hack android, mobile exploit, mobile vulnerability, PNG Image Hack, remote code execution, Vulnerability | Comments (0)

New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

July 13th, 2017

After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time targeting Android mobile users.

Dubbed LeakerLocker, the Android ransomware does not encrypt files on victim’s device, unlike traditional ransomware, rather it secretly collects personal images, messages and browsing history and

Posted in Android hacking, Android Malware, android ransomware, Cyber Attack, hacking android phone, hacking news, ransomware, ransomware malware, web browsing history | Comments (0)

New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

July 13th, 2017

After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time targeting Android mobile users.

Dubbed LeakerLocker, the Android ransomware does not encrypt files on victim’s device, unlike traditional ransomware, rather it secretly collects personal images, messages and browsing history and

Posted in Android hacking, Android Malware, android ransomware, Cyber Attack, hacking android phone, hacking news, ransomware, ransomware malware, web browsing history | Comments (0)

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

Posted in android antivirus, Android Malware, Android Security, banking malware, banking Trojan, Best Android apps, hacking android phone, how to hack android, security application | Comments (0)

Chinese Hackers won $215,000 for Hacking iPhone and Google Nexus at Mobile Pwn2Own

October 27th, 2016

The Tencent Keen Security Lab Team from China has won a total prize money of $215,000 in the 2016 Mobile Pwn2Own contest run by Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) in Tokyo, Japan.

Despite the implementation of high-security measures in current devices, the famous Chinese hackers crew has successfully hacked both Apple’s iPhone 6S as well as Google’s Nexus 6P phones.

Hacking iPhone 6S

Posted in Google Nexus, hacking android phone, hacking iphone, hacking news, Keen Team, Tencent China, unlock iphone, unlock iphone passcode, white hat hacker | Comments (0)

Dozens of Malicious Apps on Play Store can Root & Hack 90% of Android Devices

June 25th, 2016

It’s not at all surprising that the Google Play Store is surrounded by a large number of malicious apps that has the ability to gain users’ attention into falling victim for one, but this time, it is even worse than most people realize.

Researchers at Trend Micro have detected a family of malicious apps, dubbed ‘Godless,’ that has the capability of secretly rooting almost 90 percent of all

Posted in android hacking software, Android hacking tool, Android Malware, android rooting, Godless malware, hacking android phone, malicious apps, Malware apps, root android phone, root exploit | Comments (0)

Kernel Backdoor found in Gadgets Powered by Popular Chinese ARM Maker

May 12th, 2016

How to Hack an Android device?

It is possibly one of the most frequently asked questions on the Internet.

Although it’s not pretty simple to hack Android devices and gadgets, sometimes you just get lucky to find a backdoor access.

Thanks to Allwinner, a Chinese ARM system-on-a-chip maker, which has recently been caught shipping a version of Linux Kernel with an incredibly simple and

Posted in Android Security, hacking android phone, how to hack android, How to hack computer, kernel hacker, Linux kernel, Linux kernel exploit, root android phone, root exploit | Comments (0)

Stagefright Bug 2.0 — One Billion Android SmartPhones Vulnerable to Hacking

October 1st, 2015

Attention Android users!

More than 1 Billion Android devices are vulnerable to hackers once again – Thanks to newly disclosed two new Android Stagefright vulnerabilities.

Yes, Android Stagefright bug is Back…

…and this time, the flaw allows an attacker to hack Android smartphones just by tricking users into visiting a website that contains a malicious multimedia file, either MP3 or

Posted in Android Vulnerability, hacking android phone, how to hack android, mobile hacking, Stagefright, Stagefright Bug, Stagefright vulnerability, Vulnerability | Comments (0)

New Android Vulnerable Lets Hackers Take Over Your Phone

August 24th, 2015

This time Everything is Affected!

Yet another potentially dangerous vulnerability has reportedly been disclosed in the Google’s mobile operating system platform – Android.

Android has been hit by a number of security flaws this month, including:

 Stagefright vulnerability that affects 950 Million Android devices worldwide
A critical mediaserver vulnerability that threatened to crash

Posted in Android hacking, android phone crash, Android Vulnerability, hacking android phone, hacking news, Stagefright | Comments (0)

Another Critical Flaw Affecting Almost All Android Devices

August 18th, 2015

Two weeks ago, we reported about a critical mediaserver vulnerability that threatened to crash more than 55 percent of Android devices, making them unresponsive and practically unusable to perform most essential tasks.

Now, security researchers at Trend Micro have uncovered another flaw in the Android’s mediaserver component that could be remotely exploited to install malware onto a target

Posted in Android hacking, android phone crash, Android Vulnerability, hacking android phone, hacking news, Stagefright | Comments (0)