Tag: vulnerability

New BlueBorne vulnerability exposes Android, IoT devices via Bluetooth

Mobile security outfit Armis Labs have announced the discovery of a new vulnerability that can potentially expose mobile, desktop, and even internet-of-things (IoT) platforms....

Newly discovered ‘Cloak & Dagger’ exploit clickjacks and steals your passwords

The Cloak & Dagger exploit was discovered recently by a team from the Georgia Institute of Technology takes advantage of only two permissions that...

Google says major bugs like Stagefright had little to zero ‘real life’ effect on...

A lot of people bash Android for the lack of security and privacy in the platform. Google would be first to admit that it...

Google recently patched camera flaw in Pixel which would allow tracking

Lately, Google has seemed very serious about the privacy and security in Android. This is evident in the huge jump in security features made...

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...

Multiple vulnerabilities in AirDroid app disclosed, developers to roll out patch soon

Security research firm Zimperium recently disclosed what they termed as “multiple vulnerabilities” in the popular Android app called AirDroid which is used generally to...

Gooligan malware roots your phone, steals your Google account details

Security research outfit Check Point has revealed a malware campaign that targets users of lower versions of Android like Jelly Bean and Lollipop. This...

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...

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...

Google outlines Android Nougat security improvements

So 2015 to 2016 was not a good year for security on the Android platform. Among the list of high profile security issues, it...

BlackBerry proud to be first to patch QuadRooter vulnerabilities

Canada-based manufacturer BlackBerry has announced that they are “the first major manufacturer to patch QuadRooter vulnerabilities.” Granted, that’s a good job, taking care of...