Multiple weaknesses exist in AppLock, a popular lock application for Android devices that boasts over 100 million users.
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The U.S. government is purportedly readying economic sanctions against China and is prepared to call out several Chinese companies and individuals for cyber espionage.
An attack that uses the same path names, Java payloads, and Java exploit as one earlier this summer was found leveraging a fake EFF site.
Details were disclosed about a new remote access Trojan, uWarrior, that comes embedded in a rigged .RTF document.
Vulnerabilities exist in two fairly popular alternative browsers for Android – Dolphin and Mercury — that depending on the browser could result in either remote code execution or arbitrary read/write access.
Apple patched an issue last week in iOS that could have allowed attackers to bypass the third-party app-sandbox protection mechanism on devices and read arbitrary managed preferences via a special app.
Developers with the service Pocket recently fixed some vulnerabilities that could have allowed users to exfiltrate data, including sensitive information regarding web services, internal IP addresses, and more.
The Internal Revenue Service disclosed this week that following the latest review of its system, 334,000 taxpayers – more than three times the agency’s initial estimate – may be affected by the hack it announced in May.
Ride-sharing company Uber, which has already battled a database compromise and hackers selling stolen accounts this year, announced over the weekend that it will bulk up its security division.
Researchers warn several BitTorrent protocols can be leveraged to carry out distributed reflective denial of service (DRoS) attacks.