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Hackers can steal data off your Android phone via Bluetooth

Hackers can steal data off your Android phone via BluetoothAs always with new security issues affecting mobile devices, it’s Android users who have to worry about the newly discovered Bluetooth hack. Windows and iOS phones are protected against it but only if you’ve installed the September 12th security patch on Windows or run iOS 9.3.5 or laters. A security… View full post on National […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

App lets hackers develop Android ransomware without code

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Creating malware isn’t rocket science anymore. Unlike those old-school hackers, who had to write their own malicious code and run them to hack someone’s computer, all the new hackers need is an Android device. Yes, you’ve read it right. Now, there’s a new Android app that […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Hackers threaten to send Android users’ private photos and messages to all their friends and family

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Thousands of Android users are being held to ransom by a new strain of malware known as LeakerLocker. The so-called ransomware is being used by hackers to extort victims by threatening to leak their personal information to all their contacts unless a ransom is paid. This information could potentially include…

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Google Bolsters Security Features in WebView for Android

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Google has added a couple of security updates to the WebView feature in Android for displaying web content inside a mobile application. The updates are designed to better protect mobile applications from browser-borne threats and will become available in the WebView that is integrated with Android O, the next version…

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Hackers have developed a WannaCry copycat that targets Android smartphones

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security experts are warning about a new form of ransomware that is being used to target Android smartphones. The ransomware, dubbed WannaLocker, was discovered by Avast, and has been targeting Android users in China. The creators of the ransomware are said to have taken inspiration from […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

Google will pay hackers $200,000 for finding bug in Android

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Google will pay hackers $200,000 for finding bug in Android

Alphabet’s Google will start paying hackers up to $200,000 who report vulnerabilities in its mobile operating system Android. Android is known for its poor security issues, especially with the older versions of the OS. Although, the latest build of Android are vastly secure than what Google was putting out on…

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Russian hackers were planning to hit Europe with fake Android banking apps

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Russian hackers were planning to hit Europe with fake Android banking apps

Hackers in Russia, after infecting over a million Android devices with malware to siphon money using fake banking apps, were planning a major attack on European bank customers. The group, known as ‘Cron’ after their malware, is in custody now. The hacking group tricked Android users into downloading malware via fake mobile banking applications, as well as pornography and e-commerce …

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Malicious Android malware lets hackers access your phone’s connected network

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Malicious Android malware lets hackers access your phone’s connected network

Security researchers have discovered a new strain of malware that turns Android devices into backdoors, giving malicious attackers the ability to access any internal network that the infected device is …

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Malwarebytes Details Cybersecurity Threats Seen During Q1 2017 For Windows, MacOS And Android

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Many people don’t know as much about personal cybersecurity as they think they do. The bad news is that misunderstanding and lack of knowledge can put you at serious risk. The good news is that in many cases simply knowing …

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