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Android DoubleLocker ransomware encrypts data, changes device PIN

A new piece of ransomware is targeting Android users. Dubbed DoubleLocker, it both encrypts users’ files and changes the device’s PIN.Lukáš Štefanko, the ESET researcher who discovered the ransomware, says

Millions of Android phones put at risk by mobile wi-fi security flaw

Researchers have discovered a new exploit that could affect every device on a Wi-Fi network with Android 6.0 devices especially vulnerable to an attack. Click Here To View Original Webpage

Will Face ID be Truly Secure?

By Reymart Jan Sarigumba from iPrice Group Many Apple fans and enthusiasts are still not sure of the implications of the face ID to unlock the iPhone X once it

Cyber-criminals continue to change and adapt their methods

Speaking at IP EXPO Europe 2017 James Lyne, global head of security research at Sophos, presented a session on the current and evolving trends that cyber-criminals are implementing in their attacks.He

Top blacklisted Android and iOS apps by enterprises

Enterprises blacklist apps for a range of security concerns, including specific malicious or data leakage behaviors, security policy compliance and concerns about shadow data storage. Appthority revealed the most frequently

Dirty COW Linux vulnerability reappears as ZNIU malware threat to Android users

It has been quite some time — nearly a year in fact — since we were talking about the Dirty COW vulnerability affecting the Linux kernel. Now the vulnerability is

Bitdefender research shows personal information stored on smartphones by 45 percent of UK users

With more than half of the world’s population using a smartphone, and over half of the world’s web traffic coming from mobile phones, it is understandable that 45 percent of

Android unlock patterns are a boon for shoulder surfing attackers

The “swiping” unlock patterns typical for Android devices are considerably easier for attackers to discern than PIN combinations.In fact, after only one observation of a user entering the pattern, 64%

Android Banking Trojan Red Alert 2.0 available for sale on crime forumsSecurity Affairs

Researchers with security firm SfyLabs have discovered a new Android banking Trojan, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, that is being offered for rent on many dark websites for $500 per month.“The

Vulnerabilities in mobile networks opens bitcoin wallets to hackers

Cryptocurrencies offer unprecedented transaction speeds and remittance security, but this is compromised by the weak security of digital wallets storing them. Positive Technologies has demonstrated an attack on a user