Tag: Vulnerability

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

WhatsApp starts clearing up their public chat invitation

We reported yesterday that due a misconfiguration by WhatApp numerous invitations to private WhatsApp group chats were available via a simple Google search, leaving users’ privacy at great risk. It initially… 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 »