Tags Android malware

Android ransomware authors have a new trick to go with an old shakedown technique

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The malicious code gets around security checks that Google, which owns Android, has instituted against previous ransomware kits.

Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The spying tools have been in use for years.

Operators of Android hacking kit impersonate postal services in US and Europe

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

With an effective mobile malware kit written, hackers can tweak the code to target different parts of the world.

Tool targeting Android users in Thailand looks to be work of sloppy spyware startup

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

A remote access trojan linked with spyware firm Wolf Research is targeting Thai Android users, Cisco Talos found.

'EventBot' comes online amid flurry of regularly updated banking trojans

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

It could only be a matter of time before the hackers begin using the malware against banking customers.

Syrian government surveillance campaign turns to spreading malware in coronavirus apps

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

In a long-running surveillance campaign, coronavirus is just the latest disguise for malicious spyware applications.

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