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New Trick Could Let Malware Fake iPhone Shutdown to Spy on Users Secretly

January 6, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Researchers have disclosed a novel technique by which malware on iOS can achieve persistence on an infected device by faking its shutdown process, making it impossible to physically determine if an iPhone is off or otherwise. The discovery — dubbed […]


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Mobile security software market to reach $2.75 billion by 2025

January 6, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

The mobile security software market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years with the increased adoption of mobile devices. For instance, the number of smartphone users in the Middle East and Africa increased by 101% in 2020 […]


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Apple accused of recklessness over iOS security vulnerability

January 4, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Some devices powered by Apple’s iOS software are vulnerable to a newly-discovered denial of service vulnerability named “doorLock”, but Apple doesn’t seem to be all that interested in fixing it, reports have claimed. The vulnerability, first discovered by security researcher […]


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New Android Malware Targeting Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco Bank Customers

December 27, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Researchers have discovered a new Android banking malware that targets Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco with the help of lookalike Google Play Store pages to carry out fraudulent financial transactions on victim devices without their knowledge. “This application has a similar icon […]


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SAIC Rugged Apps delivers secure commercial applications to government users

December 17, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) launched Rugged Apps, which provides government customers with highly secure versions of commercial mobile applications and software scanning services for apps. Rugged Apps fortifies mobile applications by ensuring they are National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) […]


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Online shopping at risk: Mobile application and API cyber attacks at critical high

December 16, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Protecting mobile applications and APIs against automated threats is a top priority for online commerce businesses, according to data from a study published by DataDome. Conducted by Forrester Consulting, this survey of online commerce companies evaluates the main impacts that […]


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Apple security updates are out – and not a Log4Shell mention in sight

December 14, 2021

Via: Naked Security

Amongst all the brouhaha about Log4Shell, it’s easy to forget all the other updates that surround us. Not only is it Patch Tuesday (keep your eye on our sister site news.sophos.com for the latest on that score later in the […]


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Android Security Updates Patch 46 Vulnerabilities

December 8, 2021

Via: Security Week

The most severe of the addressed issues is an information leakage bug in the Media framework “that could lead to remote information disclosure with no additional execution privileges needed,” Google explains. In fact, two information disclosure flaws were addressed in […]


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4 Android Banking Trojan Campaigns Targeted Over 300,000 Devices in 2021

November 29, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Four different Android banking trojans were spread via the official Google Play Store between August and November 2021, resulting in more than 300,000 infections through various dropper apps that posed as seemingly harmless utility apps to take full control of […]


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CISA Releases Guidance on Securing Enterprise Mobile Devices

November 29, 2021

Via: Security Week

The Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) system checklist is meant to help businesses mitigate vulnerabilities and increase overall enterprise protections by implementing a series of best practices for securing enterprise-managed mobile devices. In this regard, CISA recommends the use of devices […]