Booby-trapped messaging apps used for spying: researchers
9 hours ago
An espionage campaign using malware-infected messaging apps has been stealing smartphone data from activists, soldiers, lawyers, journalists and others in more than 20 countries, researchers said in a report Thursday.
Powerful snooping Android malware spotted by Kaspersky Lab
18 hours ago
Kaspersky Lab malware researchers have found spying capabilities in Android malware. The malware is dubbed Skygofree. How ambitious is it? Kaspersky Lab Daily commented that Skygofree was "overflowing" with functions.
Researchers: Login managers abused by third-party scripts for tracking purposes
Jan 03, 2018
Ad targeters who are keenly after you and your browsing habits have a way of pulling data from your browser's password manager.
Windows Hello: Researchers bypass face authentication
Dec 23, 2017
In the course of a research project, security experts Matthias Deeg and Philipp Buchegger of penetration-testing company SySS found out something that put Windows Hello in spoofing-attack news this week: They were able to ...
Mobile Trojan Loapi is one powerful nuisance
Dec 21, 2017
A newly discovered malware by Kaspersky Lab researchers is so aggressive it can harm phones physically.
Photos can be traced to individual smartphones, opening up new ways to prevent identity theft
Dec 13, 2017
Not comfortable with Face ID and other biometrics? This cybersecurity advancement may be for you. A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken ...
Researchers found a security flaw that had 10 million banking app users at risk
Dec 06, 2017
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have developed a tool to perform semi-automated security testing of mobile phone apps. After running the tool on a sample of 400 security critical apps, they were able to identify ...
Phones vulnerable to location tracking even when GPS services off
Nov 30, 2017
Demonstrating a potential privacy breach, a team of Princeton University engineers has developed an app that can locate and track people through their smartphones even when access to the Global Positioning System, or GPS, ...
Florida research team examines how use of sonar can thwart voice spoofing
Nov 26, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Face recognition. Fingerprints. Now there is also talk about voice recognition but thieves may come up with ways to spoof voice authentication.
Intel Management Engine vulnerability is recognized
Nov 23, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Intel has issued a security advisory with the severity rating of "Important."