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Scammers are dangling an iOS jailbreak to trick victims into downloading a malicious app

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The app page downloads a slot machine game and instructs the user to use the app for seven days to guarantee the jailbreak works.

NSO Group's Pegasus spyware detected in attacks against Moroccan journalist, activist

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Similar spyware attacks have been detected against critics of the Mexican and Saudi governments.

Meet 'Simjacker,' a nasty mobile vulnerability researchers say puts 1 billion phones at risk

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

A unnamed spyware vendor is using malicious SMS messages to infiltrate victims' phones, according to AdaptiveMobile Security.

Pakistani man allegedly paid AT&T employees big bucks to jailbreak millions of iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The scheme unlocked 2 million iPhones for use outside AT&T's network, federal prosecutors say. At least one employee allegedly received more than $400,000 for participating.

Fake Telegram app on more than 100,000 phones infected U.S., UAE Androids

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The Android malware pushed fake prizes to generate click fraud. The program’s developers borrowed open-source code from the real Telegram app.

A Chinese company has 25 million Android devices tangled in an ad fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Researchers declined to identify the company by name, citing an ongoing law enforcement investigation.

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