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ViperRAT spyware resurfaces in Google Play Store

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 10 months ago

ViperRAT made waves last year after a wave of IDF personnel fell victim to social engineering attacks from hackers posing as young women.

Hackers tied to North Korea target South Korea through Google Play Store, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

"We can say it with high confidence that the Lazarus Group is now operating in the mobile world."

'Cloak & Dagger' attack hits all the typical Android security weaknesses

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The Android security team repeatedly deemed the attacks less severe than the researchers did.

Android spyware in the Google Play Store was downloaded over 1 million times over 3 years

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

A piece of malware pretending to be an Android system update was downloaded over 1 million times since launch 2014. The malware, dubbed SMSVova, spied on a victim's location and relayed it to the attacker in real time.

Android mobile security apps: From the effective to the scam-like

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The success rate of security apps for blocking Android malware varied wildly — and user ratings in the Google Play store were no guide to effectiveness.

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