Google fixed 81 vulnerabilities, including 13 critical remote code execution bugs, in the September edition of its Android Security Bulletin on Tuesday.
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F5 Labs has detected a WireX variant capable of launching UDP flood DDoS attacks.
The Onliner spambot, Google’s forthcoming Not Secure warnings for Chrome, the WireX botnet, Sarahah privacy and more are discussed.
A large botnet of Android devices called WireX is responsible for large-scale application-layer DDoS attacks against businesses in the hospitality, porn and gambling industries.
More than 500 Android mobile apps have been removed from Google Play after it was discovered that an embedded advertising SDK called Igenix could be leveraged to quietly install spyware on devices.
Google has a new machine-learning algorithm it uses to compare new apps to known secure apps, improving the way it classifies submissions to Google Play.
Apple has removed one of its top 10 grossing productivity apps after an independent developer’s story about fraudsters’ abuse of the App Store’s Search Ads functionality went viral.
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.
More than 200 Android mobile applications listen surreptitiously for ultrasonic beacons embedded in audio that are used to track users and serve them with targeted advertising.
Exploits for patched Android elevation of privilege vulnerabilities were published through the Zimperium N-Days Exploit Acquisition Program.