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How sloppy OPSEC gave researchers an inside look at the exploit industry

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

New information from Lookout has given the public unique insights into how nation-states buy and develop surveillance exploits.

Sneaky motion-detection feature found on Android malware

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The logic seems to be that if a hacked phone was moving, the device probably wasn’t a research tool being used by a security company trying to detect malware, Trend Micro researchers said.

Talos: Android trojan resembling Play Store installs sophisticated spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

While some companies are choosing to avoid the Google Play Store, Talos says "GPlayed" highlights the risks of downloading apps from third-party websites.

Tor launches official anonymous Android browser

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

Although there has long been a slate of third-party mobile Tor apps, the official app is now slated to be released in early 2019.

'Man-in-the-disk' attack took advantage of Android data security flaws

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

Google acknowledged the problem and fixed it in several official apps, but other developers seem to have chosen to ignore it.

Here comes the storm: 'Fortnite' arrives on Android, cybersecurity experts sound alarm

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

Epic Games isn't putting the mega-popular first-person shooter into the Google Play Store — a move that could mean some would-be users end up downloading malware instead, cybersecurity experts say.

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