security

FireEye discovers Kemoge, yet another Android malware

Aside from StageFright which was recently followed up by StageFright 2.0, there's another threat to Android security. If you ever come across Kemoge, that's...

Toshiba launches sensor for iris scanning, security and authentication

Hackers and tech security analysts will always tell you that the username/password process used for almost all digital authentication these days is remarkably inefficient,...

Stagefright 2.0: hacking your phone through MP3 audio, MP4 video

Zimperium zLabs has made public another vulnerability in Android, calling it Stagefright 2.0. The vulnerability manifests itself when your Android device tries to process...

15 Million T-Mobile subscribers affected by Experian’s Data Breach

Nothing is better than a company CEO being honest about any unfortunate news. That's what T-Mobile chief John Legere just did: he admitted that...

Samsung, Sectra team up for secure smartphones for European gov’ts

Samsung’s Knox mobile management platform is something the OEM has been bandying about as having an almost government level kind of security. Now they...

Mobile malware found in Braintest app on Google Play Store

Another week, another new malware deleted. And this time, it brings with it another level of “sophistication” according to Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention,...

ESET researchers discover new aggressive ransomware for Android

When it rains, it truly pours. The Android operating system has seen attack after attack on its security and privacy these past couple of...

Adult-themed ransomware on Android sighted

We all know that a new kind of ransomware is spreading these days. It's posing as a video player app and uses Global XMPP...

New ransomware discovered, uses Global XMPP chat to contact server

Malware like Ransomware is a serious problem but instead of victimizing desktops and laptops, mobile devices are now the latest victims. It's not really...

App in Google Play Store carries Certifi-gate vulnerability

We still haven’t fully recovered from the fright that Stagefright has given us, when news of another vulnerability called Certifi-gate was revealed by CheckPoint...

Grad student analyzed Android Lock Patterns, presented predictability

Even if mobile security is improved and is actually better now compared to the last decade, password leaks and privacy issues will always be...

Cerberus expiring free lifetime licenses very soon, just pay if you want one

Last we heard about the Cerberus anti-theft app was that it was adding Android Wear support. Sadly, the developers had to make an important...

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