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New Android Banking Trojan ‘Revive’ Targeting Users of Spanish Financial Services

June 28, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A previously unknown Android banking trojan has been discovered in the wild, targeting users of the Spanish financial services company BBVA. Said to be in its early stages of development, the malware — dubbed Revive by Italian cybersecurity firm Cleafy […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Overview of Top Mobile Security Threats in 2022

June 28, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Your smartphone is your daily companion. The chances are that most of our activities rely on them, from ordering food to booking medical appointments. However, the threat landscape always reminds us how vulnerable smartphones can be. Consider the recent discovery […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Google Warns Spyware Being Deployed Against Android, iOS Users

June 24, 2022

Via: Threat Post

Google is warning victims in Kazakhstan and Italy that they are being targeted by Hermit, a sophisticated and modular spyware from Italian vendor RCS Labs that not only can steal data but also record and make calls. Researchers from Google […]


Mobile, Mobile security

BRATA Android Malware evolves and targets the UK, Spain, and Italy

June 20, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

The operators behind the BRATA Android malware have implemented more features to make their attacks stealthy. The malware was first spotted in 2019 by security experts at Kaspersky, the name BRAT comes from ‘Brazilian RAT Android,’ because at the time […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Google Patches Critical Android Vulnerabilities With June 2022 Updates

June 7, 2022

Via: Security Week

The most severe of the flaws addressed with the June 2022 security updates, Google says, impacts the System component and could lead to remote code execution (RCE). Tracked as CVE-2022-20127, the vulnerability impacts Android versions 10, 11, 12, and 12L. […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Europol Announces Takedown of FluBot Mobile Spyware

June 1, 2022

Via: Security Week

Also referred to as Fedex Banker and Cabassous, the spyware has been around since late 2020, mainly focused on users in Europe, but with attacks also registered in the United States, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and elsewhere. The threat spreads […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

EnemyBot Malware Targets Web Servers, CMS Tools and Android OS

May 31, 2022

Via: Threat Post

A rapidly evolving IoT malware dubbed “EnemyBot” is targeting content management systems (CMS), web servers and Android devices. Threat actor group “Keksec” is believed behind the distribution of the malware, according to researchers. “Services such as VMware Workspace ONE, Adobe […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Latest Mobile Malware Report Suggests On-Device Fraud is on the Rise

May 31, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

An analysis of the mobile threat landscape in 2022 shows that Spain and Turkey are the most targeted countries for malware campaigns, even as a mix of new and existing banking trojans are increasingly targeting Android devices to conduct on-device […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Over 200 Apps on Play Store Caught Spying on Android Users Using Facestealer

May 17, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

More than 200 Android apps masquerading as fitness, photo editing, and puzzle apps have been observed distributing spyware called Facestealer to siphon user credentials and other valuable information. “Similar to Joker, another piece of mobile malware, Facestealer changes its code […]


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Spain’s Spy Chief Sacked Over Phone Hacking Scandal

May 10, 2022

Via: Security Week

Paz Esteban, the first woman to head Spain’s CNI intelligence agency, will be replaced, Defence Minister Margarita Robles whose ministry oversees the agency, told a news conference in confirming media reports. “Full security does not exist, we have a series […]