Android July 2019 Security Update Patches 33 New Vulnerabilities

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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 »

Anubis Android Trojan Spotted with Almost Functional Ransomware Module

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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 »