A mobile spyware that turned into a banking trojan with ransomware capabilities managed to launch over 70,000 attacks in the course of just three months.
iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, and Xiaomi Mi6 all fell at the hands of hackers that found bugs in various components and crafted exploits that allowed complete take over of the targeted device.
Have you ever wanted to run a Linux shell on your iOS device to transfer files, write shell scripts, or simply to use Vi to develop code or edit files? Now you can, with a project called iSH that is currently available as a TestFlight beta for iOS devices.
Millions of mobile devices from eleven smartphone vendors are vulnerable to attacks carried out using AT commands, a team of security researchers has discovered.
The Australian government has banned Huawei and ZTE from providing hardware equipment for the country's 5G network, a Huawei spokesperson revealed today.
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.
The US Department of Justice, Apple, and game maker Supercell, have been warned of a money laundering ring that uses fake Apple accounts and gaming profiles to make transactions with stolen credit/debit cards and then sells these game premiums on online sites for the group's profit.
Microsoft today released the July 2018 Office update for Android that brings the app to build 16.0.10325.20043.
While Microsoft is indeed thinking about new form factors, according to an interview with Microsoft's Surface head Panos Panay, a Surface Phone is not on the roadmap.
A team of academics has published research yesterday that describes three attacks against the mobile communication standard LTE (Long-Term Evolution), also known as 4G.
In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS ) ruled today that law enforcement must obtain a search warrant before obtaining and accessing cell phone location information from mobile carriers and other entities.
Apple announced today that the next version of the iOS operating system —iOS 12— would automatically and securely share a caller's geo-location with 911 emergency services across the US.
An expert in Android security is warning users that some developers of crappy Android apps have come up with a new trick for fooling users into installing their apps.
The security community raised the alarm regarding a serious issue last week —that of Android devices shipping with their debug port open to remote connections.
Mobile app developers are going through the same growing pains that the webdev scene has gone through in the 90s and 2000s when improper input validation led to many security incidents.
Google has announced today a new security mechanism for Pixel 2 smartphones, for which, in the near future, it would be impossible to update or replace the phone's firmware without entering the user's password.
A US senator has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and US telcos to investigate who and how many third-party companies have access to the geo-location data of US phone owners.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Build 17655 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build, Microsoft begins its first step of transitioning the Windows network stack to use the Net Adapter framework. The first network component to take advantage of this framework is a new driver for mobile broadband.
A large number of Android manufacturers (OEMs) are skipping security patches but are lying to users about it, according to the team at Security Research Lab (SRL), a Berlin-based cyber-security firm.