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Android Trojan Spreads via DNS Hijacking

An Android Trojan masquerading as popular mobile applications is propagating via smartphones roaming between Wi-Fi networks, Kaspersky Lab warns. Over the span of two months, the Moscow-based security firm observed

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Mitigating Digital Risk from the Android PC in Your Pocket

Security Teams Must Prioritize Risk Mitigation Against Android MalwareFew of us could have imagined that a device that allows us to talk to anyone from anywhere at any time would

Industry Insights

77 Facts About Cyber Crime One Should Know in 2018

As a society, we cherish our right to privacy probably more than anything else. Sharing is great, and we all enjoy it, but there is always that other side, the

Mobile

Android P: Expected security and privacy improvements

Google has released a developer preview of the next version of Android, currently called “Android P.” Functional changes are many, but here’s an overview of those that should improve device

Software

Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

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Millions of Android devices forced to mine Monero for crooks

No device is safe from criminals looking to make it stealthily mine cryptocurrency for them. However weak its processing power is, it still costs them nothing.With that in mind, forced

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How to track smartphone users when they’ve turned off GPS

As it turns out, turning off location services (e.g., GPS) on your smartphone doesn’t mean an attacker can’t use the device to pinpoint your location.A group of Princeton University researchers

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Android devices roped into new Monero-mining botnet

A new Monero-mining bot sprang up a few days ago and, in just a few days, has created a botnet consisting of over 7,000 Android devices, most of which are

Mobile

ADB.Miner, the Android mining botnet that targets devices with ADB interface open

Security researchers at Qihoo 360’s Netlab have spotted a new Android mining botnet over the weekend. The malicious code ADB.Miner targets Android devices by scanning for open ADB debugging interface

Hardware/Network Mobile

The future of smartphone security: Hardware isolation

Mobile spyware has become increasingly more ubiquitous in corporate networks and devices. In a 2017 study, Check Point has found that out of the 850 organizations that they queried, 100%