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Zero-day in Arm GPU drivers exploited in targeted attacks (CVE-2023-4211)

A vulnerability (CVE-2023-4211) in the kernel drivers for several Mali GPUs “may be under limited, targeted exploitation,” British semiconductor manufacturer Arm …

Android
Code alterations more prevalent in Android apps than iOS

57% of all monitored apps are under attack, with gaming (63%) and FinServ (62%) apps facing the highest risk, according to Digital.ai. The study found no correlation between …

smartphone
Mobile Verification Toolkit: Forensic analysis of Android and iOS devices to identify compromise

Mobile Verification Toolkit (MVT) is a collection of utilities to simplify and automate the process of gathering forensic traces helpful to identify a potential compromise of …

Android malware
Trojanized Signal, Telegram apps found on Google Play, Samsung Galaxy Store

ESET researchers have identified two active campaigns targeting Android users, where the threat actors behind the tools for Telegram and Signal are attributed to the …

Android
Google unveils stronger cellular security for Android 14

Google has revealed new cellular security mitigations that will be available for users and enterprises on its soon-to-be-released Android 14, and announced a new release …

Android
Android n-day bugs pose zero-day threat

In the Android ecosystem, n-day vulnerabilities are almost as dangerous as zero-days, according to Google’s review of zero-days exploited in the wild in 2022. N-days …

Android
Legitimate Android app transforms into data-snooping malware

ESET researchers have discovered a trojanized Android app named iRecorder – Screen Recorder. It was available on Google Play as a legitimate app in September 2021, with …

Google
Google notifies users about dark web exposure

Google has announced new tools, features and updates to improve users’ online safety, help them evaluate content found online, and alert them if their Gmail identity …

Google Play
Google Play apps will allow users to initiate in-app account deletion

Google Play will be pushing Android app developers to allow users to delete their account and associated data from within the app. Users will also be given the option to only …

security platform
CloudSEK BeVigil app protects Android users from security risks

CloudSEK launched the BeVigil app to provide users with detailed information about the security and privacy practices of their mobile apps. With the BeVigil App, users can …

loan apps Android iOS
Predatory loan mobile apps grab data, harass users and their contacts

Lookout researchers have discovered nearly 300 Android and iOS apps that trick victims into unfair loan terms, exfiltrate excessive user data from mobile devices, and then use …

Android 13
Google releases Android 13 with improved privacy and security features

Google released Android 13, and it is already rolling out to eligible Pixel smartphones. In this Help Net Security video, you’ll learn more about the latest privacy and …

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