Tag: Android

80% of all Android apps encrypt traffic by default
Android, Cyber Security JOBS

80% of all Android apps encrypt traffic by default

Google keeps pushing in its mission for broader encryption adoption Android commands the lion’s share of the mobile operating system market. And with so many ... Read More

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers
Android, google

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store. . Fake Android apps uploaded to ... Read More

Facebook, Twitter profiles slurped by mobile apps using malicious SDKs
Advertising, Android

Facebook, Twitter profiles slurped by mobile apps using malicious SDKs

Hundreds of users gave permission to these third-party apps to access their social media accounts, but the apps got more handsy than that. . Facebook, ... Read More

Google plans to take Android back to ‘mainline’ Linux kernel
Android, android patching

Google plans to take Android back to ‘mainline’ Linux kernel

Android could be returning to its roots. . Google plans to take Android back to ‘mainline’ Linux kernel Naked SecuritySource link Read More

Microsoft Outlook for Android Bug Opens Door to XSS
Black Hat 2019, Cross Site Scripting

Microsoft Outlook for Android Bug Opens Door to XSS

Successful exploitation allows attackers to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, and perform phishing, spoofing and drive-by-download attacks. . Microsoft Outlook ... Read More

Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security flaws
Android, Asus

Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security flaws

If you think brand new, just-out-of-the-box Android smartphones are immune from security vulnerabilities - think again. . Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security ... Read More

Microsoft to Stop Supporting Cortana on Android and iOS
Security Update

Microsoft to Stop Supporting Cortana on Android and iOS

Microsoft has announced that they will no longer support the Cortana digital personal assistant app on Android and iOS devices starting in 2020. In support articles ... Read More

NowSecure Discovers Critical Android Vuln That May Lead to Remote Code Execution
Android, Industry News

NowSecure Discovers Critical Android Vuln That May Lead to Remote Code Execution

NowSecure Discovers Critical Android Vuln That May Lead to Remote Code Execution Introduction In the course of performing Android application security testing at NowSecure, I ... Read More

Android Janus – APK Signature Bypass (Metasploit)
remote code execution

Android Janus – APK Signature Bypass (Metasploit)

- Exploit Details ## # This module requires Metasploit: //metasploit.com/download # Current source: //github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework ## require 'msf/core/payload/apk' class MetasploitModule "Android Janus APK Signature bypass", 'Description' ... Read More