Tags Android

Android-based espionage campaign in the Middle East targets military data

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Malware analyzed by Trend Micro sucks up a target phone’s call logs and records.

Google's Triada backdoor demonstrates vulnerabilities in the mobile supply chain

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

“The Triada case is a good example of how Android malware authors are becoming more adept," the company said.

Kaspersky Lab looks to combat 'stalkerware' with new Android feature

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A surge in commercial spyware is one of the more pernicious trends in cybersecurity that affects users worldwide.

The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.

Gustuff malware can steal from banking apps, then spread via contact lists

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The hacking tool now is available for a monthly subscription of $800 on black market forums.

Firefox Lockbox app aims to reduce password management hassles for Android users

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

The main selling point seems to be convenience: Firefox Lockbox is directly tied to whatever an Android user saves all day within their browser.

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