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Posts Tagged: Android
A couple of Android apps found in Google Play included functionality that stealthy recording audio without user consent. The apps posed as selfie camera filters and had been installed over 1.5 million times. The main activity of the two apps was not spying on users but aggressively pushing adware that covered the entire screen of… Read more »
A new Trojan dropper dubbed xHelper was observed while slowly but steadily spreading to more and more Android devices since May, with over 32,000 smartphones and tablets having been found infected in the last four months. Trojan droppers are tools used by threat actors to deliver other more dangerous malware strains to already compromised devices,… Read more »
Google has started rolling out this month’s security updates for its mobile operating system platform to address a total of 33 new security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices, 9 of which have been rated critical in severity. The vulnerabilities affect various Android components, including the Android operating system, framework, library, media framework, as well as Qualcomm… Read more »
An Android application which steals PayPal credentials, encrypts files from the device’s external storage, and locks the screen using a black screen was spotted in the Google Play Store by ESET malware researcher Lukas Stefanko. Behind the app’s malicious behavior is an Anubis Android banking Trojan malware payload, a well-known Trojan designed to steal banking credentials, provide its masters with a RAT… Read more »