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Hackers Can Utilize Hardware Vulnerability of Chips to Perform Remote Attacks

Hackers Can Utilize Hardware Vulnerability of Chips to Perform Remote Attacks

Qualcomm chipsets are generally the processor of choice for many smartphone users, owing to the firm’s powerful graphics hardware and developer-friendly nature. It’s not immune to security flaws though, and its latest vulnerability is a big one.   Security researchers discovered the flaw last year, allowing cyber-criminals to gain private data and security keys in...
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malware

Malware Turns Android Mobile Devices into Tunnel Proxies

Another Android malware named TimpDoor has been found by security specialists. The malware is being circulated as a major aspect of a phishing effort and is being sent to exploited people’s SMS messages.   The hackers behind the battle trap exploited people into downloading and introducing a phony voice-message application that contains TimpDoor.   Once...
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Malicious Mobile App Stealing Users’ Money

A malicious mobile app impersonating a call recording functionality in the Google Play Store managed to take away thousands of euros from a couple of bank customers in Europe. The malicious malware-laced app was planted in a QRecorder app, being advertised as an automatic call and voice recording tool.   At the time of the...
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UC Browser Apps

Unpatched Flaw in UC Browser Apps Could Let Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks

Threat summary This affect latest UC Browser version 12.11.2.1184 and UC Browser Mini version 12.10.1.1192. The vulnerability resides in the way User Interface on both browsers handles a special built-in feature that was otherwise designed to improve users Google search experience.The vulnerability, which has no CVE identifier as its discovered so recently, Browser could allow...
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Mobile Apps

Your Mobile Apps Are Secretly Sharing Your Data on Social Media

It’s not just dating and health mobile apps that might be violating your privacy when they send data to Facebook.   A Privacy International study has determined that “at least” 20 out of 34 popular Mobile Android apps are transmitting sensitive information to Facebook without asking permission, including Kayak, MyFitnessPal, Skyscanner and TripAdvisor.   This...
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anti virus malware protection

Xiaomi Brand Phones: A Slip Up of Anti-Virus App Could Turn Against You as a Malware

Mobile phones in today’s generation are still selling like pancakes despite the stiff competition between different mobile phone manufacturers. Needless to say, mobile phones are still part of our daily lives which serves as a multi-functional tool from communication up to almost anything thanks to the applications made for mobile devices. It is well-known that...
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Android malware Gustuff

New Malware Gustuff targeting Banking, Cryptocurrency and Messengers apps

A newly found type of Android malware has stolen cryptocurrency and banking data from in excess of 125 different applications. The “Gustuff” Trojan virus is said to pick up its popularity in the cybercriminal underworld given that it’s custom-made explicitly to take banking and crypto assets. Gustuff is accepted to be about a year old...
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Android apps

Preinstalled Android apps are harvesting and sharing your data

Our Mobile Application Monitoring team has been wary of the trend that mobile appstores including iTunes and Google Playstore has been getting malicious apps in their store. Now the deception of Android apps continue, up to the point that it has reached the stage where it has been pre-installed by your Mobile Phone vendor. Classy...
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Google Play

Malicious app sneaking around Google Play for a year

A malware-bound Android application was discovered hanging around on Google Play for very nearly a year. Amid this time, the malignant application was accessible for download by all Google Play clients. The malware was covered up in an application named “Simple Call Recorder”, distributed by the FreshApps Group. At the season of disclosure, the pernicious...
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Online Dating

Hackers Found Selling Online Dating Profiles for a Measly US$153

In May 2017, Moll and Tactical Tech obtained one million dating profiles from the information representative site USDate, for around $153. USDate asserts on its site that the profiles it’s offering are authentic and that the profiles were made and have a place with genuine individuals effectively dating today and searching for accomplices.   In...
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