Versions of a popular Chinese mobile ad library have been backdoored with capabilities that can be used to surreptitiously record audio and steal data stored on thousands of iOS devices.
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Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout have found a new strain of adware, Shuanet, spreading via Trojanized Android apps that roots mobile devices.
Google’s Project Zero tested the security of one of its biggest OEM partners, Samsung, finding 11 critical vulnerabilities in the Galaxy S6 Edge.
A new version of XcodeGhost has added new obfuscation techniques, and support for iOS9. Infections have also reached out beyond China.
Google released its monthly over-the-air Android security update to Nexus devices, patching another handful of vulnerabilities related to Stagefright.
A malicious data-stealing Android app that impersonates a Microsoft Word document has already infected several hundred users, primarily in China.
Apple said it will remove 256 misbehaving apps from its App Store that were using private APIs to pull personal and device information.
Roughly 85 percent of Android devices been exposed to one of 13 critical vulnerabilities that plague the operating system.
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.
Google’s latest monthly over-the-air update for its Nexus Android devices include patches for the most recent vulnerabilities in Stagefright.