State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials
The group is best known for targeting emails associated with former President Trump's re-election effort.
A spyware app designed to monitor Kurdish targets attracted more than 1,400 downloads
The identity of the spies remains unclear, though the hacking tool is capable of collecting vast amounts of data.
Cryptocurrency payments to scams outpace ransomware jackpots in Eastern Europe, Chainalysis finds
Eastern Europe is leading the pack.
Hackers exploit WhatsApp modification tool to snoop on texts, force paid subscriptions
Getting "improved" features via modded software might come with security downgrades.
25 bogus Google Play store apps promised to mine cryptocurrency for a fee, scamming wannabe investors
Lookout estimates that the apps have scammed more than 93,000 victims out of $350,000.
As vaccine passports morph into digital IDs, privacy advocates want to know that user data is protected
Vaccine passports might be clearing the runway for greater adoption of digital IDs. Privacy experts say there are still many unanswered questions.
Stalkers using surveillance software on partners are exposing their own data, research finds
This might serve as a deterrent to stalkers, ESET says.
Vietnamese hackers spent years harassing human rights activists with spyware
OceanLotus has a vast array of tools at its disposal to conduct espionage.
Barcode scanner in Google Play Store became malware after years of popularity, researchers say
The Barcode Scanner app had 10 million downloads without serious complaints, but an update in December brought a trojan with it, Malwarebytes says.
TikTok says it will do more to slow spread of misinformation videos
The video-sharing app says that if its fact-checking process can't verify the information in a video, users will get a warning about sharing it.