Researchers say a variant of the notorious surveillance software called Pegasus has been targeting Android users allowing third parties to take screenshots, capture audio, read email and exfiltrate data from targeted phones.
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Google just discovered a dangerous Android Spyware that went undetected for 3 Years
An Android version of one of the most sophisticated mobile spyware has been discovered that remained undetected for at least three years due to its smart self-destruction capabilities.
Dubbed Chrysaor, the Android spyware has been used in targeted attacks against activists and journalists mostly in Israel, but also in Georgia, Turkey, Mexico, the UAE and other countries.
Android Beats Windows to Become World's Most Popular Operating System
It’s an impressive milestone for Google — For the first time in decades, Android has been crowned as the world’s most popular operating system in terms of Internet usage, knocking Microsoft Windows off the top spot.
According to a new report from web traffic analytics firm StatCounter, Google’s Android is the most popular operating system worldwide in terms of total internet usage across
Google: More websites failing victim to cybercriminals
Google says that the number of websites compromised by cybercriminals has risen by 32%.
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LastPass Fixes Three Password Theft Vulnerabilities
LastPass has fixed three bugs in the password manager discovered by Google research Tavis Ormandy in the last 24 hours.
Jon Oberheide on Perimeter Security
Mike Mimoso talks to Duo Security co-founder and CTO Jon Oberheide at RSA Conference about Google’s BeyondCorp security model, enforcing perimeter security, how endpoint security has evolved through the years, and the future of passwords.
7 Things That Happened After WikiLeaks Dumped The CIA Hacking Files
This week WikiLeaks published “Vault 7” — a roughly 8,761 documents and files claiming to detail surveillance tools and tactics of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
The leak outlined a broad range of flaws in smartphones and other devices that the agency uses to intercept communications and spy on its targets, making even China and Germany worried about the CIA’s ability to hack all
New Instagram credential stealers discovered on Google Play
ESET researchers discovered 13 new Instagram credential stealers on Google play and looked into the motivations behind their fraudulent schemes.
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Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users into leaving high ratings
ESET researchers have observed an increased number of apps on Google Play using social engineering techniques to boost their ratings, ranging from legitimate apps, through adware to malware.
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HackerOne Offers Open Source Projects Free Access to Platform
HackerOne announced a free version of its platform for open source projects.