An Android malware posing as a battery optimization app social engineers its way into stealing funds from PayPal users, despite two-factor authentication protection, by simply prompting them to log into the app.
Users are receiving spam notifications through the Google Maps app that asks them to share their location in order to get something for free and no one knows why.
Google released to all users and partners its November security bulletin for the Android operating system, with fixes for critical remote code execution (RCE) and privilege escalation vulnerabilities.
Google has announced changes in how European smartphone and tablet makers can use Google's Android apps in response to the EU's $5 billion fine. Going forward, EU manufacturers will now have to pay Google a license fee to bundle Google's suite of mobile apps.
Scammers are creating fake Android cryptocurrency mining apps and promoting them on the Google Store. The kicker is that these apps claim to mine cryptocurrency that can't be mined in the first place.
Google has accidentally sent out a dogfood build for the November 2018 security patches to a Google Pixel owner. This update was pushed via OTA (over-the-air) and was discovered when the user woke up the next morning.
The abundance and variety of low cost Android phones is one of the reasons that Android has become so popular around the world. Unfortunately, low priced phones could also mean less operating revenue and thus possibly a lower quality control. Such is the case with a cheap Android phone and has a remote access trojan preinstalled.
Two-dozen Android apps recently made it into Google Play with code that turns users' phones into cryptocurrency mining workers. Some of them target users in the US by using the guise of educational tools.
ESET security researcher Stefanko Lukas says that the audio recording features worked as expected, so victims would have no reason to be suspicious of harmful activity.
A new botnet captured the attention of security researchers through its harmless behavior and the use of an original communication channel with its command and control center.
Microsoft has released Insider preview build 17755 that just fixes known issues and bugs. The bigger news is the release of an updated Your Phone app that allow you to view and reply on your Windows 10 PC to text messages that you received on your linked Android devices.
A new family of spyware for Android grabbed the attention of security researchers through its unusual set of features and their original implementation.
Internal system broadcasts happening inside the Android OS expose sensitive user and device details that apps installed on the phone can access without the user's knowledge or permission.
Google security researchers have revealed this week that the immensely popular Fortnite Android app is vulnerable to so-called man-in-the-disk (MitD) attacks.
Security researchers from Bitdefender have discovered a new Android malware strain named Triout that comes equipped with intrusive spyware capabilities, such as the ability to record phone calls and steal pictures taken with the device.
Microsoft has just released a big update for Microsoft Launcher on Android and this time it includes several new features. This new released brings the Microsoft Launcher to version 4.13 and continues to be a popular app on the Google Play store with over 600k reviews and average rating of 4.5 stars.
Earlier today there were reports of the Windows 10 Your Phone app being released and working with Windows 10 Build 1803. Unfortunately, it seems things were not working so well and Microsoft has decided to pull its release so it does not work with Windows 10 build 1803 and keep it only with Windows Insiders for the time being.
Some of the most popular Android applications installed on your phone may be vulnerable to a new type of attack named "Man-in-the-Disk" that can grant a third-party app the ability to crash them and/or run malicious code.
Last week, at the DEF CON security conference held in Las Vegas, security researchers presented details about 47 vulnerabilities in the firmware and default apps of 25 Android smartphone models, 11 of which are also sold in the US.
Today, Opera announced that upcoming versions of the Opera browser for PC will be able to utilize the Android cryptocurrency wallet to make payments directly from the desktop.