Watch out, WAPDropper malware could subscribe you to premium services

Researchers spotted a new mobile malware dubbed WAPDropper that subscribes users to legitimate premium-rate services. Security researchers from Check Point have spotted a new malware family dubbed WAPDropper that targets mobile phone users to subscribe them to legitimate premium-rate services. Check Point experts observed the WAPDropper subscribing unaware users to premium services from legitimate telecommunications […]

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November 25, 2020
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Using drones to improve 5G network security

The introduction of 5G will change the way we communicate, multiply the capacity of the information highways, and allow everyday objects to connect to each other in real time. Its deployment constitutes a true technological revolution not without some …

November 25, 2020
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Baidu Android apps removed from Play Store because caught collecting user details

Two Baidu Android apps have been removed from the Google Play Store in October after they’ve been caught collecting sensitive user details. Two apps belonging to Chinese tech giant Baidu, Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box, have been removed from the Google Play Store at the end of October after they’ve been caught collecting sensitive […]

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November 25, 2020
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A flaw in GO SMS Pro App allows accessing media messages

An unpatched security flaw in GO SMS Pro, a popular messaging app for Android with over 100 million installs, exposes media messages. GO SMS Pro is a popular Android messaging app with over 100 million installs, that has been found to be affected by an unpatched security flaw that publicly exposes media transferred between users. […]

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November 20, 2020
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Apple addresses three actively exploited iOS zero-days

Apple released iOS 14.2 that addressed three zero-day vulnerabilities in its mobile OS that have been abused in attacks in the wild. Apple has addressed three iOS zero-day vulnerabilities actively exploited in attacks the wild and affecting iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices. The zero-day vulnerabilities have been fixed by the IT giant with the release of iOS […]

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November 6, 2020
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Google removes a set of 21 malicious apps from the Play Store

Google has removed 21 malicious apps from the official Play Store because they were found to serve intrusive and annoying ads. Google has removed 21 new malicious apps from the official Play Store because they were found displaying intrusive ads. The following malicious apps were spotted by researchers from cybersecurity firm Avast: Shoot Them Crush […]

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October 27, 2020
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Facebook Messenger Going Through Identity Crisis ?

Facebook, the most popular social media platform, introduced Facebook messenger (simply known as Messenger) in 2011 and removed the messaging option from the main Facebook app in 2014, forcing users to download the messenger app. Ever since then, it has seen some major changes and updates varying from its interface getting changed to various customizable […]

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October 25, 2020
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Sweden bans Huawei and ZTE from building its 5G infrastructure

Sweden is banning Chinese tech giant Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G wireless networks due to national security concerns. Another state, Sweden, announced the ban of Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from building its 5G network infrastructure. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority announced this week that four wireless carriers bidding for frequencies […]

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October 21, 2020
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Hackers claim to have compromised 50,000 home cameras and posted footage online

A hacker collective claims to have hacked over 50,000 home security cameras and published their footage online, some of them on adult sites. A group of hackers claims to have compromised over 50,000 home security cameras and published their private footage online. Some footages were published on adult sites, experts reported that crooks are offering […]

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October 19, 2020
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