andoid

A new mobile-based trojan has been discovered that’s capable of compromising Android’s accessibility features in order to steal user data from banking applications and read user’s SMS messages, allowing the malware to bypass two-factor authentication. Named Eventbot, the trojan was discovered by a group of cyber security experts from Cybereason Nocturnus, who found it targeting financial banking applicationsRead More →

crypto

Google has a new form of encryption called Adiantum that’s designed to bring storage encryption to cheaper Android devices without impacting performance. Currently, devices such as low-powered Android Go smartphones, smart watches, and Televisions fall below Google’s performance requirements for encryption. With Adiantum, Google says that every Android device can be encrypted, meaningRead More →

cryptomining

Android malware that combines info/data-stealing and phishing capabilities lurked in Google Play using the guise of legit-looking applications; one of them was installed at least 100,000 times. Camouflaged as utility apps or games, Mobstspy infected devices primarily in India, although its distribution was worldwide, affecting users in 199 countries. ResearchesRead More →

ASEF

Researchers discovered a new Android Trojan using a novel Accessibility-abusing technique that targets the official PayPal app, and is capable of bypassing PayPal’s two-factor authentication. There is a new Trojan preying on Android users, and it has some nasty tricks up its sleeve. First detected by ESET in November 2018,Read More →