Tag: Android Malware

Hacking, Security

Dangerous new ‘Hook’ Android malware lets hackers remotely control your phone

January 23, 2023

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity experts have warnedd of a new Android malware capable of taking over the target endpoint(opens in new tab) and using it to steal data, exfiltrate personally identifiable information (PII), and make financial transactions. Discovered by researchers at security firm […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

This wallet-draining Android malware has been downloaded millions of times

July 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google has removed eight Android apps found to be carrying malware from its mobile app store. The apps, which include camera apps, video editors, emoji keyboards, and similar, have had more than three million downloads between them, and were reported […]

Hacking, Security

This Android malware is so dangerous, even Google is worried

June 24, 2022

Via: Techradar

Google has confirmed reports of the existence of an extremely potent Android malware(opens in new tab), and notified victims that they’re being targeted. In a blog post(opens in new tab), Benoit Sevens, and Clement Lecigne of the company’s Threat Analysis […]

Hacking, Security

This creepy new Android malware records your audio and tracks your location

April 4, 2022

Via: Techradar

Cybersecurity researchers from Lab52 have identified a new Android malware called Process Manager, capable of recording the target endpoint’s audio, as well as read and send SMS messages. While the malware does seem to share a few similarities with the […]

Hacking, Security

Beware! New Android Malware Hacks Thousands of Facebook Accounts

August 9, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A new Android trojan has been found to compromise Facebook accounts of over 10,000 users in at least 144 countries since March 2021 via fraudulent apps distributed through Google Play Store and other third-party app marketplaces. Dubbed “FlyTrap,” the previously […]