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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


Premium SMS malware EXPENSIVEWALL infected millions of Android handsetsSecurity Affairs

Google has removed 50 malicious apps from the official Play Store after experts with security firm Check Point discovered a new malware, dubbed ExpensiveWall, eluded the checks of the Google’s


10 Ways to Prevent Your Mobile Devices From Becoming Bots

The WireX Android botnet last month snagged tens of thousands of mobile users, in order to wage DDoS attacks against organizations in multiple industries.While it’s clearly taxing to be on

Vendor News

Mobile Security Alliance expanded | ITWeb

VMware had expanded its Mobile Security Alliance (MSA) – an ecosystem of security vendors who provide advanced security solutions that integrate with the VMware Workspace ONE digital workspace platform, to


Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices exposed to BlueBorne AttackSecurity Affairs

Billions of mobile, desktop and IoT devices that use Bluetooth may be exposed to a new remote attack, even without any user interaction and pairing. The unique condition for BlueBorne


Android Toast Flaw Can Burn Users with Malware, DoS and Info-Theft – Infosecurity Magazine

A vulnerability in the Android platform has been uncovered that could be used to take control of devices, lock them and/or steal information. Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers found


Xafecopy Android Malware Empties Bank Accounts – Infosecurity Magazine

Bad actors are siphoning off funds from bank accounts using a new Android malware, dubbed Xafecopy. According to Kaspersky Lab, most of the victims are in India (37.5%), but the


5 Security Updates Made With Android Oreo – IT SECURITY GURU

There are some things you can count on when it comes to new Android operating systems. First, they’re all named after sweet treats such as Gingerbread and Lollipop. Also, each

IT Compliance

Navigating GDPR in the mobile enterprise – Help Net Security

Securing data and protecting privacy in a connected world is already a major challenge for any enterprise, and mobility only magnifies this challenge. Mobile devices are treasure troves of personally