Tag: Threats

Google removes 17 apps from Play Store for user data theft

Google has removed 17 Android applications from its official distribution service platform -Play Store. The 17 apps were infected with the Joker malware, which is also called Bread malware. The… Read more »

BEWARE: Fake Covid-19 apps are spreading ransomware trojans

Web and mobile applications that track the spread of the Covid-19 virus outbreak are also loading ransomware trojans and trackers to snoop on users, according to cyber security firms. For… Read more »

Samsung Data Breach Find My Mobile Push Notification

Samsung has admitted that what it calls a “small number” of users could indeed read other people’s personal data following last week’s unexplained Find my Mobile notification. Several Register readers… Read more »

Google bans app developer with 600 million downloads for being a fake click

Google is banning a popular Chinese developer from its Google Play Store and systematically removing dozens of its apps after BuzzFeed and security researchers discovered that the developer was committing ad fraud and abusing… Read more »

Bug in Facebook Messenger Exposed Users’ Data : Researchers Said

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed about making his platform more secure, a bug in Facebook Messenger allowed websites to gain access to users’ data, including who they have been… Read more »

Google Project Zero Reveals ‘High Severity’ macOS Kernel Flaw

Google‘s Project Zero team has revealed a “high severity” macOS kernel flaw that allows an attacker to modify a user-owned mounted filesystem without the knowledge of macOS memory manager. Even… Read more »

Hacker Breaches Dozens of Sites, Puts 127 Million New Records Up for Sale

A hacker who was selling details of nearly 620 million online accounts stolen from 16 popular websites has now put up a second batch of 127 million records originating from… Read more »