Tag: hacker

AirDroid finally updates app security amid hacking fears

A few days back, security outfit Zimperium released its findings on how a malicious hacker could possibly execute and attack on devices connected via...

Google Pixel smartphone compromised again in white-hat hackathon

White-hat hacking contests are very helpful for software and hardware manufacturers alike. In events like these, they give huge amounts of money to those...

Trend Micro says DressCode malware potentially dangerous for enterprises

We talked about the DressCode malware before. It’s malware that takes advantage of an Android device by creating botnets and generating illegal income for...

Yahoo admits massive data breach, 500m accounts possibly affected

It’s not a good day for those of you who continue to stick with Yahoo for their primary email accounts. At the very least,...

Introducing the Project Zero Prize, Google’s very own Android bug hacking contest

If you’re still wondering why legitimate companies sponsor hackfests and hacking contests especially on their own products, this is because it is one of...

Infected Pokemon GO APK has Droidjack malware, it’s super effective

Pokemon GO is not even on global launch yet, and it’s already causing quite a stir in the world. Where the game is available,...

Defending Android N’s media stack from Stagefright-like attacks

Last year, the Stagefright bug caused relative panic in the Android world because it was discovered that hackers could access your personal data collect...

Critical Android vulnerability allows hack of Qualcomm-powered devices

A critical vulnerability in Android has been made public, and it specifically points to devices that are powered by Qualcomm chipsets. If you realize...

Security researcher finds ‘backdoor’ to MediaTek processors, open to hackers

Justin Case – handle for one of XDA’s more infamous and inflammatory, but really quite brilliant security researchers – has found a “backdoor” to...

Android exploited in one swift move, Java and Chrome vulnerability

A truly amazing (and scary) exploit was showcased at the MobilePwn2Own event at the PacSec conference in Tokyo yesterday, gaining control over the Android...

Google’s Project Zero finds vulnerabilities in Galaxy S6 Edge

You can say without doubt that Google created Android and is the main source of current Android versions that you see on devices out...

Google pushes out promised monthly security updates for Nexus devices

In light of the Stagefright vulnerability that rocked the Android world a few months back, Google has promised to push out security updates for...

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