2019 Mobile Threat Predictions | Avast

| | android, Avast News, ios
Here we continue our 3-part series on 2019 cybersecurity predictions by the Avast Threat Intelligence team. Looking at roughly one million new files a day, we gain valuable insights and knowledge of ...
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85 Android Adware Apps Downloaded 9 Million Times

Researchers have found another batch of malicious Android applications on Google Play that spam users with annoying full-screen ads and make using their phones difficult. Trend Micro calls the adware AndroidOS_HidenAd and ...
Security Boulevard

Newspaper Ransomware Attack, How Facebook Tracks You on Android, USB-Type-C Authentication – WB50

Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! This is the 50th episode of the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for January 7th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Newspaper ...
Skype Android Authentication Bypass

Skype flaw grants access to the photos on your Android phone without a passcode

A design flaw in Microsoft’s Skype app can be exploited to grant access to the data on your Android phone without passcode authentication, a researcher has shown. Kosovo-based bug-hunter Florian Kunushevci demonstrates ...
Sharing Data, Compromising Privacy

Adobe Reader and Acrobat Get Patches for Two Critical Flaws

Adobe Systems released new security patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to fix two critical vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to execute malicious code on computers. Both flaws were reported privately by ...
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Get to know Google Smart Lock for Android | Avast

Get to know Google Smart Lock for Android | Avast

| | android, Tips & Advice
Few things are more delightful than finding a super ability you didn’t know you had. This could very well be the case for you Android users out there who have not yet ...
Android WebView: Are Secure Coding Practices Being Followed?

Android WebView: Are Secure Coding Practices Being Followed?

WebViews are very common on the Android applications. There are clear WebView security best practices, but are they being implemented? With our previous blog post in mind, Android WebView: Secure Coding Practices, ...
APKLAB.io Discovers Patche Netflix Fake App Scam | Avast

APKLAB.io Discovers Patche Netflix Fake App Scam | Avast

| | android, Security News
If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. If nothing else, please remember those words as your takeaway from this post. There’s no easier grab for the cybercriminal than ...

Android malware, the Starwood breach, and more | Avast

| | android, Privacy, Security News
Android malware steals PayPal cash Malware continues to grow smarter and more sinister, as evidenced by the newest Android scam, which researchers discovered yesterday. At the heart of the scam is a ...

Unlocking Android phones with a 3D-printed head

A journalist uses a 3D-printed version of his own head to test facial recognition on the iPhone X and Android devices. The post Unlocking Android phones with a 3D-printed head appeared first ...
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