Over the course of two months last year the Copycat malware infected 14 million Android devices and rooted more than half of them, roughly eight million devices.
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Claiming the company abused its dominance as a search engine to push its shopping service, search giant Google was hit with a hefty $2.7 billion fine this week.
Google has released a reCAPTCHA API for Android, a first for the mobile applications.
Google removed a rooting an Android Trojan called Dvmap from Google Play that injects malicious code into an infected device’s system library.
Google announced today new security features in Gmail, including the news that it will enhance early phishing detection in Gmail through dedicated machine learning.
Microsoft quietly patched a critical vulnerability found by Google’s Project Zero team in the Malware Protection Engine.
Phishing sites are deploying freely available TLS certificates in order to dupe victims into thinking they’re visiting a safe site.
Researchers warn two features, not flaws, in Android can be used together to open devices up to attack.
Android O, due in the third quarter, figures to elevate the security of the mobile OS with new features focused on improved third-party patching, a new permission model and hardening of existing features.
Researcher Chris Evans reported a new bug and showed how also used a previously known flaw in ImageMagick to leak Yahoo server data and steal images and authentication secrets.