Tags Android malware

China-based hackers used front companies to hack Uighurs, Facebook says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Facebook’s investigators traced the Android developers to Beijing Best United Technology and Dalian 9Rush Technology.

New hacking tool targeting Bangladesh Android users blurs lines between spying and stealing

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The ongoing investigation hints at bustling underground market for spying kits that are difficult to trace.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months 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 • 10 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 • 10 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 • 12 months ago

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

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