Category: Android

March 25, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul 3 comments

It’s no surprise – Facebook knows a great deal regarding you, your likes and also dislikes. But do you know, if you have installed Facebook Messenger app on your Android device, there are opportunities that the company had actually been gathering your contacts, SMS, and also call history information a minimum of till late in…

March 15, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

Safety and security researchers have discovered an enormous continually expanding malware campaign that has already infected nearly 5 million smart phones worldwide. Called RottenSys, the malware that disguised as a ‘System Wi-Fi solution’ app came pre-installed on numerous new smartphones made by Honor, Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, Samsung as well as GIONEE– included at someplace…

January 5, 2018 Arrunadayy Koul 1 comment

OK, 2018 has just started and it has totally borked all networks in the whole world. That’s a fine mess we’re in to start off the year.:) Meltdown and Spectre are CPU hardware design flaws that we techies understand. In a nutshell, Meltdown breaks the isolation between the user app and the OS, so the…

December 23, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul No comments exist

This week we published a security alert about a new wave of spam campaigns containing the Emotet banking trojan that can exploit Windows admin rights on users’ PC. We also included a protection guide to better fight against these online threats. 1. Top 25 Worst, Most Insecure Passwords Used in 2017 How secure are your passwords? Are you…

December 20, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 2 comments

Android devices seem to be the most preferred target for hackers as there have so far been multiple incidents involving malware, ransomware and cryptocurrency miner apps designed to infect Android devices. Now, security experts have identified a new Android malware that has been dubbed as AnubisSpy. This particular malware targets Arabic speaking users and its primary attack domain…

December 19, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 2 comments

Due to the recent upward movement in cryptocurrency prices, not only hackers but also legitimate website administrators are increasingly using JavaScript-based cryptocurrency miners to monetize by levying the CPU power of your PC to Mine Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. Last week, researchers from AdGuard discovered that some popular video streaming and ripper sites including openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo, and OnlineVideoConverter hijacks CPU cycles from…

December 9, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 4 comments

The most important story of this week was probably the one about a security breach suffered by NiceHash, one of the most popular crypto-mining marketplaces. The the stolen money was tracked to a single Bitcoin wallet and the amount was estimated at $70 million. Curious to read what happened this week in the industry? Here…

November 27, 2017 Arrunadayy Koul 2 comments

Google has been continuously working to detect and remove malicious apps from your devices using its newly launched Google Play Protect service, in an attempt to protect Android users from malware and shady apps. Google Play Protect—a security feature that uses app usage analysis and machine learning to check devices for potentially harmful apps—recently helped…