Tags Android

Google asks mobile security vendors to help keep hackers out of the Play Store

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In announcing the partnership, Google acknowledged that the current processes for reporting malicious apps “aren’t designed to scale.”

A cyber-espionage effort against Tibetan leaders leveraged known Android, iOS vulnerabilities

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Citizen Lab says the spyware campaign involved attackers who posed as journalists, Amnesty International researchers, nongovernmental organization workers through May 2019.

Researchers uncover malicious sites targeting China's Uighur population

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Volexity suggested the campaign could be connected to Google's iOS findings.

Zerodium offers $2.5 million for Android zero-days, in keeping with market rates

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The update coincides with Google's release of the Android 10 operating system.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Fake Telegram app on more than 100,000 phones infected U.S., UAE Androids

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The Android malware pushed fake prizes to generate click fraud. The program’s developers borrowed open-source code from the real Telegram app.

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