Microsoft Experts Found Vulnerabilities in Pre-Installed Android Applications

Microsoft experts have found four serious vulnerabilities in pre-installed Android applications, namely in the framework used by Android applications of several major international mobile service providers. Vulnerabilities were discovered in the platform of mce Systems, an Israeli company that provides software for mobile operators. Let me remind you that we also wrote that About 8%… Continue reading Microsoft Experts Found Vulnerabilities in Pre-Installed Android Applications

About 8% of apps in the Google Play Store are vulnerable to a bug in the Play Core library

Check Point experts warned that developers of many popular Android applications forgot to make an important update and now their product is vulnerable to a bug in the Play Core library. So, according to the company, about 8% of all applications in the Google Play Store use old and unsafe versions of the Play Core… Continue reading About 8% of apps in the Google Play Store are vulnerable to a bug in the Play Core library

Google recruits a team of experts to find bugs in Android applications

ZDNet reports that a number of new positions have been added to Google’s job list. The fact is that Google appears to be recruiting a team of Android security experts that will be looking for vulnerabilities in critical applications from the Google Play Store. According to Sebastian Porst, software development manager for Google Play Protect,… Continue reading Google recruits a team of experts to find bugs in Android applications

BlackRock Trojan steals passwords and card data from 337 applications on Android OS

Researchers from ThreatFabric have published a report on the study of a new Trojan on Android OS, called BlackRock. This malware is aimed stealing data from various applications, including dating applications, instant messengers, bank products, social networks and so on. In total, the trojan can attack 337 applications. This threat was first noticed in May… Continue reading BlackRock Trojan steals passwords and card data from 337 applications on Android OS