Android is an open operating system. This is an advantage and a disadvantage. Cybersecurity technology experts recently discovered a widespread Android malware campaign. And given the scale of this campaign, it looks likely that it has been fully automated. A few words about Android malware As we know, the Android operating system is based on… Continue reading Android Malware Mimics VPN, Netflix and Over 60k of Other Apps
Android malware is a common name for all malicious software present in Android. This OS appears not only on phones but also on a vast majority of IoT devices. Things like smart fridges, irons, coffee machines, and microwave ovens run Android as well and are vulnerable to the same malicious programs. What is Android malware,… Continue reading Android Malware. Is Malware on Android Phone Possible?
Fraudsters develop various methods to penetrate the property of others, so there are different types of attacks and threats. In this article, we will look at what spyware and stalkerware are, their differences, and how to avoid these programs penetrating your device. What is Spyware? Spyware is well known to the public, whereas stalkerware is… Continue reading Spyware vs. Stalkerware: What’s the difference?
Google Reveals An Italian Company to Sell Android and iOS Spyware to Governments In its blog, Google has published a report revealing that multiple companies have been crafting and selling spyware exploiting mobile devices’ zero-day vulnerabilities discovered by Google specialists last year. The post includes code fragments from the disputed malware. Over 30 companies turned… Continue reading Google Report Companies Creating Mobile Spyware for Governments
According to experts from Zimperium, Android malware FlyTrap hijacks Facebook accounts in 140 countries around the world by stealing session cookies. Worse, the researchers found that the stolen information was available to anyone who found the FlyTrap C&C server. Analysts believe the malware has been active since at least this spring. Attackers use decoys distributed… Continue reading FlyTrap Android malware compromised over 10,000 Facebook accounts
Forewarned is forearmed, this is the second part of our new category in our Blog! Here is a new threat, that is really hard to notice! Maybe you have it on your device right now. Check it! TYPES OF MALWARE ON ANDROID: » PowerOff Hijack Do you think, that the switched off phone is secured from… Continue reading TYPES OF MALWARE ON YOUR ANDROID [PART 2]