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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 • 4 weeks 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 • 4 weeks 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.

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

by Greg Otto • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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.

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