Google Removes 85 Apps From Playstore

Google has just removed 85 apps from the Play Store after security researchers found particularly annoying adware hiding inside. Mobile threat response engineer at Trend Micro wrote in a blog post “We found another example of adware’s potential real-life impact on Google Play. Trend Micro detects this as AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH. Apart from displaying advertisements that are difficult …

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Apple Siri Is Listening User’s Conversations

A former contractor is revealed that tech giant Apple is paying contractors to listen to the conversation with Siri. Even popular news publisher The Guardian has revealed that workers have accidentally heard users’ private conversations. Apple has commented on that matter and said to The Guardian that “a small portion of Siri requests are analyzed …

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A Fake Faceapp App Infecting Android Users

Recently a hype is being created by Faceapp application. A fake app that is designed to trick users into thinking it is a certified version of FaceApp is infecting users’ device. The Faceapp use AI(Artificial Intelligence) and neural face transformations to make users face older. Faceapp has raised privacy concerns because users are uploading photos …

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A Fileless Trojan “Astaroth” That Steals Credentials

Microsoft posted in a recent blog post that the Microsoft Defender found a trojan named ‘Astaroth’. This trojan can steal user data credentials and many more things. The research team noticed a huge spike in the WMIC (Windows Management Instrumentation Command-Line) tool during the month of May and June 2019. They had deployed an algorithm …

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Carder Found on Forbes Magazine Subscription Website

Magecart skimming malware found on Forbes magazine subscription website. Troy Mursch, co-founder of Bad Packets found this malware there. ⚠️ WARNING ⚠️@Forbes Magazine subscription website (https://t.co/VqCahQHj9X) is infected with #magecart malware. Exfil domain: fontsawesome[.]gq (🇧🇬)@urlscanio results: https://t.co/Su3ziLZd3wDeobfuscated code: https://t.co/jb0ULmq0Et pic.twitter.com/zlRGZ5k2hE — Bad Packets Report (@bad_packets) May 15, 2019 How Magecart Malware Works In this attacks, …

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WordPress and Joomla Based Sites Targeted By New .htaccess Code Injection

According to the Sucuri’s researchers, they found a piece of malicious code written in PHP targeted against a Joomla site. This was used to inject malicious redirects through the .htaccess files in the site. The code initially searches for a .htaccess file, and if detected, proceeds with injecting redirects into this file. Upon successful code …

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Hack Possible Titan Security Key Says By Google

Google found a security flaw in Titan Security Key, the flaw is Bluetooth Titan Security Key use 2-factor authentication. The security flaw could allow hackers in close proximity to bypass the security mechanism and connect their own devices. Google says that “due to a misconfiguration in the Titan Security Keys’ Bluetooth pairing protocols.” Company is now offering …

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Fake Kodi Repos ‘Hijack’ Original GitHub Accounts To Push Updates

Developers of Kodi add-ons usually host their tools on GitHub. While the popular code repository platform is perfect for development, it has one loophole which has been exploited for quite some time. When users sign up on GitHub, they’re allocated a unique URL. However, when developers delete their account, their namespace can be used by anyone leading to the generation of the same URL which …

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