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.
"HTTP injector" apps traded in public Telegram channels are becoming a popular method of gaining free Internet access on mobile devices.
The mobile iOS version of Fortnite is now live on the App Store and invites are on their way! Some of you who have already signed up will start receiving your invites via email, which contain a special link to iOS Fortnite on the App Store.
Starting with Firefox 60 —expected to be released in May 2018— websites won't be able to use Firefox to access data from sensors that provide proximity distances and ambient light information.
A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pilot program uncovered several privacy and security-related issues in Android and iOS applications used by first responders on the scene of natural disasters and other emergency situations.
Malicious applications can freely access sensor data on modern smartphones and use this highly sensitive data stream to collect vasts amounts of intel on the phone's owner, information that they can later use to guess the user's phone PIN.
Google's December 2017 Android Security Bulletin contains a fix for a vulnerability that allows malicious actors to bypass app signatures and inject malicious code into Android apps.
A collaborative effort between the Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy has shed light on dozens of invasive trackers that are embedded within Android applications and record user activity, sometimes without user consent.
A security researcher has found a second factory app that was included on OnePlus devices delivered to customers, and this one can be abused to dump the user's photos and videos, but also GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, and various other logs.
Some OnePlus devices, if not all, come preinstalled with an application named EngineerMode that can be used to root the device and may be converted into a fully-fledged backdoor by clever attackers.
Security researchers have discovered that tens of developers have left API credentials in hundreds of applications built around the Twilio service.
Google has added support in Android for an experimental feature that will encrypt DNS requests and prevent network-level attackers from snooping on user traffic.
A new report released earlier this week estimates that Kotlin will surpass Java as the primary programming language used for Android apps by December 2018.
A new ransomware targeting Android devices has been spotted in the wild. Codenamed DoubleLocker, the ransomware abuses Android's Accessibility service and reactivates itself every time the user presses the phone's Home button.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it started rolling out Cortana integration in Skype, bringing its smart AI-based virtual assistant to the company's instant messaging client.
OxygenOS, a custom version of the Android operating system that comes installed on all OnePlus smartphones, is tracking users actions without anonymizing data, allowing OnePlus to connect each phone to its customer.