Microsoft's Defender Research Team has found a piece of a particularly sophisticated Android ransomware with novel techniques and behaviour, exemplifying the rapid evolution of mobile threats that they have also observed on other platforms.
At Black Hat USA 2020 Monday, BlackBerry released a free open-source tool for cybersecurity professionals, called PE Tree that significantly reduces the time and effort required to reverse engineer malware.
New Android malware - BlackRock - is now targeting more apps than ever including email and social media apps as well as banking apps.
New Android malware puts all Android users at risk as it invades devices without the user noticing it. What’s worse is that the said threat has the capability to access confidential applications and even bypass the two-factor authentication.
Google is partnering with three cybersecurity companies to flag malicious apps before they’re published on the Play Store. Google is calling this collaboration the App Defense Alliance.
Mobile threats have been around nearly as long as the mobile phone, but they continue to increase in number and complexity as mobile devices become more embedded in, and critical to, our everyday lives. What started out as a somewhat limited attack surface more than a decade ago has grown into a vast landscape of devices utilising the iOS and Android operating systems.
Security researchers have found a new malware campaign using WAV audio files to hide their malware. It’s said the attackers are using Steganography to embed the malicious code within the WAV audio files. Steganography is an ancient practice of hiding secret content and text messages inside non-suspicious messages.
BlackBerry Cylance has highlighted protective measures to safeguard partners and customers from a CylanceProtect bypass disclosed by researchers on July 18.
Security researchers in Australia claim to have tricked BlackBerry's AI-based Cylance Protect into failing to detect dangerous forms of malware. Using a "global bypass method", researchers at Skylight Cyber were able to get the system to identify malware as "goodware".
Check Point Researchers recently discovered a new variant of mobile malware that has quietly infected around 25 million Android devices, while the user remains completely unaware.
A fake third-party app called “Updates for Samsung” with more than 10 million downloads, attempted to trick Android Samsung phone users into paying for their firmware updates.