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‘SharkBot’ Android Trojan Found Targeting Banking Apps and Crypto Exchanges

A new botnet, dubbed “SharkBot,” is targeting Italy, the U.K., and the U.S., including banking applications and cryptocurrency exchanges. The Cleafy TIR team discovered the...

Qualcomm’s MSM Chips’ Vulnerability Affects 40% of All Mobile Phones

Researchers at Check Point found a vulnerability in Qualcomm’s mobile station modem (MSM) chips, which are trusted with cellular communication in nearly 40% of...

Researcher Finds New Android Malware Spreading Via WhatsApp Messages

Researchers have uncovered a new Android malware that disguises itself as a WhatsApp message to spread across victims’ contact lists.  According to Lukas Stefanko,...

Google Set to Bring End-to-End Encryption in Android Messaging

Google is finally ready to roll out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its latest RCS standard for Android messaging. With this upgrade, Google has taken its...

New InterPlanetary Storm Malware Variant Targets IoT Devices in Asia

Deemed as an “unusual” security threat upon its discovery last year, the InterPlanetary Storm malware has resurfaced into the wild with a few add-on...

StrandHogg 2.0 Impersonates Real Android Apps to Steal User Data

Researchers at Promon, a cybersecurity firm better known for its in-app security protection, had earlier discovered a vulnerability in the Android operating system named...

Malware Alert! New Android Mobile Banking Trojan ‘EventBot’ Debuts

Researchers at Cybereason Nocturnus have discovered EventBot, a new type of Android mobile malware that exploits Android’s accessibility features. It steals the victim’s data...

Ginp Banking Trojan Lures Android Users Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is giving rise to threats related to cybersecurity and data privacy. One such threat, according to Kaspersky...

Google Fixes MediaTek Rootkit Vulnerability

After almost a year since its discovery, a critical vulnerability affecting millions of Android devices using MediaTek chips (now tracked as CVE-2020-0069) has been...

Play Store Records 600 Million Fleeceware Installs

Researchers at Sophos, a U.K. based cybersecurity company, discovered a set of 25 fleeceware apps on Play Store having more than 600 million installs....