A new Android Trojan that tricks users into believing they have shut their device down while it continues working, and is able to silently make calls, send messages, take photos and perform many other tasks, has been discovered and analyzed by AVG researchers.
Mobile crypto-ransomware Simplocker has evolved, and returning the encrypted files to their unencrypted state is no longer easy as it was.
Android users are in danger of getting malicious apps silently installed on their devices by attackers, warns Rapid7's Tod Beardsley, technical lead for the Metasploit Framework.
IBM Security found that over 60% of leading Android dating mobile apps they studied are potentially vulnerable to a variety of cyber-attacks that put personal user information and corporate data at risk.
Two weeks ago, Rapid 7 researchers discovered that Google will no longer be providing security patches for WebView used in pre-KitKat (v4.4) Android versions, meaning that over 60 percent of all Android users will be placed in danger by every new bug affecting the core component that displays web pages on an Android device without the user needing to open another app.
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