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New Android app lets people detect credit card skimmers at gas pumps

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days ago

A free, open-source skimmer detection app is now available for Android devices.

BlueBorne: The latest Bluetooth vulnerability that impacts billions of devices

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"These vulnerabilities are the most serious Bluetooth vulnerabilities identified to date," Armis researchers explained.

Chinese ad platform secretly stole phone data from Android devices

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The research showed impacted apps using were downloaded over 100 million times in total.

Chinese tech firm continues to secretly siphon data from Android phones

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Despite being caught more than a year ago, data is being taken from millions of cheap Android phones.

Study: Zero days rediscovered much faster

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

The report comes as White House cybersecurity czar Rob Joyce says he is reviewing the Vulnerability Equities Process — the policy structure that decides whether zero days found by U.S. agencies should be disclosed to the manufacturer.

Scammers make millions in two months with dated Android exploits

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The malware, called CopyCat, infected 14 million Android devices, rooted 8 million phones and had 3.8 million devices serve ads, according to the Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point.

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