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Latest Bluetooth hacking techniques expose new attack vectors for hackers

BlueBorne is a vulnerability discovered in several Bluetooth implementations. Btlejacking relies on the jamming vulnerability tracked as CVE-2018-7252 and affects BLE devices with versions 4.0, 4.1, 4.2 and 5. Bluetooth

Hardware/Network

The attack surface is growing faster than it has at any other point in the history of technology

Avast launched its annual Threat Landscape Report, detailing the biggest security trends facing consumers in 2019 as collected by the Avast Threat Labs team. Some of the key security trends that

Mobile

The new landscape of pre-installed mobile malware: malicious code within

Here’s a scary thought: Mobile devices may soon come with pre-installed malware on required system apps. While it might sound like a grim foretelling, pre-installed mobile malware is an unfortunate

Mobile

Android Malware Steals from PayPal Accounts

What happens when you combine a remotely controlled banking Trojan with an abuse of Android Accessibility services? According to new research from ESET, you get an Android Trojan that steals money from

Mobile

What To Do If Your Phone Is Stolen?

Whether you like it or not, such a mishap may come true someday. I can imagine your anger and despair if it happens, given that a phone isn’t merely a dumb calling

Mobile

13 Malware-Laden Fake Apps on Google Play

A security researcher used Twitter to warn users about about malware embedded in fake apps available on Google Play. Lukas Stefanko, malware researcher at ESET, reported the malicious apps to

BYOD/Big Data Industry Insights Mobile

The State Of BYOD And Mobile Device Security

Bitglass has released its 2018 BYOD Security Report. The analysis is based on a survey of nearly 400 enterprise IT experts who revealed the state of BYOD and mobile device

Mobile Software

Malvertising in Apple Pay Targets iPhone Users

The Media Trust has discovered a recent malvertising campaign involving Apple Pay that is part of a large-scale phishing and redirect campaign targeting iPhone users visiting premium newspapers and magazines.

Mobile

New Vehicle Hack Exposes Users’ Private Data Via Bluetooth

People who have synced their mobile phones with a wide variety of vehicle infotainment systems may have have their personal information exposed to a new type of vehicle hack, security