Meet 'Simjacker,' a nasty mobile vulnerability researchers say puts 1 billion phones at risk
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
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
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
Researchers declined to identify the company by name, citing an ongoing law enforcement investigation.
That push notification on your phone might be a phishing attempt
Don't expect mobile phishing to subside soon. Most people online will access the internet primarily via smartphones within a few years, according to market research.
DHS assessment of foreign VPN apps finds security risk real, data lacking
"[N]ation-state actors have demonstrated intent and capability to leverage VPN services...for malicious purposes,” according to CISA"s Chris Krebs.