February 04, 2021 5:43 pm
The news about the fake WhatsApp version was first brought to notice by security company ZecOps as they tweeted about the cyberattack.
October 07, 2020 1:15 pm
Google has detected 34 new apps infected with the Joker malware and removed them from its Play Store. It's time for you to also delete them from your phone.
July 12, 2020 11:24 am
The Joker malware steals money from users by subscribing them to paid subscriptions without their consent. It first simulates interaction with ads without users' knowledge and then steals the victim’s SMS messages including OTP to authenticate payments.
July 25, 2019 7:12 pm
In India, most users tend to download malware through third-party app stores, a lot of downloads also happen when people click on spam links received in SMSes. Indianexpress.com spoke to Venugopal N, Director of Security Engineering at CheckPoint India about India trends, tips on how to avoid the download of malicious apps on your device and more.
July 11, 2019 7:11 am
The Agent Smith mobile malware accesses the smartphone's resources to show fraudulent ads for financial gains, however, it could be easily used for much more intrusive and harmful purposes like theft of banking credentials and secretly listening to conversations.
September 14, 2017 4:25 pm
BlueBorne allows attackers to take control of devices, access corporate data and networks, penetrate secure air-gapped networks, and spread malware laterally to adjacent devices, the researchers noted.
February 26, 2014 4:33 pm
Mobile malware is a decade old. In 2004, SymbOS.Cabir was the first to target phones
May 27, 2013 1:15 pm
A team of UAB researchers was able to trigger malware hidden in mobile devices from 55 feet away.