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.
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Google’s latest monthly over-the-air update for its Nexus Android devices include patches for the most recent vulnerabilities in Stagefright.
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.
Researchers at Zimperium have reported two new Stagefright vulnerabilities affecting one billion Android devices.
Apple watchOS2 arrived with a host of security patches, including fixes for more than a dozen code-execution bugs.
iOS apps infected with the XcodeGhost malware have been removed from the App Store and three command domains communicating with infected apps have been shut down.
Google recently patched a lockscreen bypass in its Android-based Nexus phones that was discovered and reported by the University of Texas Information Security Office.
There is a major vulnerability in a library in iOS that allows an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on a target device and, when used in conjunction with other techniques, install a signed app that the device will trust without prompting the user with a warning dialog. The vulnerability lies in a library in both[…]
Exploit code for the Android Stagefright vulnerability was made public, and researcher Joshua Drake hopes organizations will test Android systems and devices against the code.