Tag: hacking

Malware Joker: Google blocks 11 apps from Play Store

Google has reportedly banned 11 apps from its app store for injecting malware into users’ phones. The applications include include com.imagecompress.android, com.relax.relaxation.androidsms, com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances), com.peason.lovinglovemessage, com.contact.withme.texts, com.hmvoice.friendsms, com.file.recovefiles,… Read more »

Gmail users flooded with spam messages, says issue fixed

Gmail users around the world were complaining about spam messages flooding their inbox over the weekend as the Google service was apparently suffering from a widespread problem with its email… Read more »

TikTok and other apps caught accessing the clipboard in iOS 14

Apple has through a new security patch on the latest iOS 14 exposed the number of smartphone apps that read contents of users’ clipboards whenever they are on screen. Popular video-sharing… Read more »

Google is being sued for tracking users while browsing in incognito mode

Google was hit by a class-action lawsuit in California on Tuesday, alleged the company continues to track the internet activity of Chrome browser users even when they are browsing in… Read more »

Google helps users avoid covid-19 online security scams by a website

Google launched a new website on Wednesday, focused on avoiding covid-19 related security scams. With the rise in online security scams related to covid‑19 pandemic , this site aims to… Read more »

Google’s latest Play Store update will protect you from exploitative apps

Google has announced a new Play Store update that will  protect them from certain exploitative apps. The update will combat “fleeceware” subscription apps, include new location data policies, and help… Read more »

Coronavirus tracker app, but locks your phone

The novel coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves across the world of tech. Companies are shutting down manufacturing plants, closing stores and cancelling events to limit the spread of the virus…. Read more »

Android Bluetooth Vulnerability Allowed Exploit Without User Interaction

Google has revealed a serious security flaw affecting its Android OS. As disclosed, a Bluetooth subsystem vulnerability affected the Android OS that could allow remote code execution on the target… Read more »