DHS touts tech it funded to block mobile phishing
The anti-phishing product, Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security, is now available for Android and iOS operating systems, the Department of Homeland Security said.
Pakistani military leverages Facebook Messenger for wide-ranging spyware campaign
The malware, dubbed Stealth Mango and Tangelo, appears to have successfully compromised government officials, medical professionals and civilians around the world.
Hamas-linked spyware targeting Palestinians removed from Google Play store
The group has been tied to the 2017 campaign, known as Frozen Cell, by using of the same social media profiles to promote the malware.
ViperRAT spyware resurfaces in Google Play Store
ViperRAT made waves last year after a wave of IDF personnel fell victim to social engineering attacks from hackers posing as young women.
Phishing attacks against mobile devices rise 85 percent annually
"Mobile devices have opened a profitable new window of opportunity for criminals executing phishing attacks," the researchers wrote.
Hackers linked to Lebanese government caught in global cyber-espionage operation
The General Directorate of General Security, a Lebanese intelligence agency, has been tied to a mobile hacking operation discovered by researchers with cybersecurity firm Lookout Mobile Security and digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).