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  • Android browser SOP bypass bug: Who's affected, and what to do?

    07.10.2014

    A security researcher has recently discovered not just one but two vulnerabilities in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) browser that could allow attackers to bypass the software's Same-Origin Policy (SOP) security control and get their hands on users' confidential data and session cookies.

  • Destructive Android Trojan poses as newest Angry Birds game

    03.10.2014

    Android malware masquerading as a legitimate app or game being offered on online app stores is not a rare occurrence, but purposefully destructive malware that does not ask for ransom is.

  • Hong Kong protesters hit with malware, turn to "off-the-grid" chat app

    30.09.2014

    The pro-democracy protests started by Hong Kong students' and backed by the Occupy Central protesters (Central is the name of Hong Kong's financial district) are picking up speed, supporters, and have, unfortunately, also resulted in violent confrontations with the police.

  • Kali NetHunter turns Nexus devices into portable hacking tools

    24.09.2014

    Offensive Security, the security training company behind Kali Linux, the popular Debian-based OS designed for digital forensics and penetration testing, and Kali community member “BinkyBear” have created another great tool for pentesters: NetHunter.

  • Google will display Android devs' physical address

    19.09.2014

    Developers/publishers of paid Android apps and apps that feature in-app purchases will, by the start of next month, be required to add a physical contact address to their account profile.




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Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


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