Google has patched Android against a critical Linux kernel vulnerability, and said the number of affected Android devices has been exaggerated.
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Researchers at mobile security company Lookout found 13 malicious apps on Google Play that are related to the Brain Test malware family.
Google patched a critical vulnerability in Mediaserver, one of five patched in today’s monthly Android Nexus Security Bulletin.
With 2015 more or less in the rear view mirror Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the year in security: Wassenaar, ransomware, mobile threats like Stagefright, Carbanak and Equation Group, and more.
Google’s monthly over-the-air Nexus security updates for December included patches for a critical flaw in Mediaserver and a rooting vulnerability in the Android kernel.
Moxie Marlinspike’s Open Whisper Systems released Signal Desktop, a desktop version of Signal end-to-end encrypted messaging application.
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.
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.