An adware campaign called Kemoge not only aggressively serves ads to Android devices, but also can open a backdoor and install malicious components leading to remote takeover.
Browsing Category: Privacy
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook talk about the week in news–the latest Gatekeeper bypass in OS X, Stagefright 2.0, that accidental Windows Update, and Apple’s privacy initiative.
Google announced that it has made HTTPS available as an opt-in for its Blogspot blog-publishing service.
Researchers at Zimperium have reported two new Stagefright vulnerabilities affecting one billion Android devices.
Two privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the last TrueCrypt build were discovered by James Forshaw of Google Project Zero, and patched in VeraCrypt.
Government requests for user data from Yahoo were up slightly over the first six months of 2015.
Microsoft revoked the four digital certificates inadvertently leaked last week by networking gear manufacturer D-Link.
A South Korean child monitoring app is so fraught with vulnerabilities that security researchers warn it could lead to the compromise of users’ accounts, disclosure of minors’ information, and a smattering of other issues.
Schneider Electric has published new firmware for its StruxureWare Building Expert building automation system that patches a remotely exploitable vulnerability.