Tag Archives: Android vulnerability

New Trojan for Android steals confidential information and delivers advertisements

Android-Trojan in apps on Google Play

Malware for Android that makes money for attackers by delivering advertisements is continuously becoming more and more wide spread. This time, yet another Android-Trojan with spyware functions named Android.Spy.277.origin infected more than 100 apps on Google Play. More than 100 Google Play apps found to contain advertising spyware. This Trojan for Android steals confidential information and delivers advertisements. It is …

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Dozens of games infected with Android.Xiny.19.origin available on the Google Play

Trojan Android.Xiny.19.origin

Doctor Web security researchers detected the Android.Xiny.19.origin Trojan that targeted dozens of games published on the Google Play store. The Trojan is designed to download, install, and run programs upon receiving a command from cybercriminals. Besides, it can display annoying advertisements. Bad news for Android users, according to the security Doctor Web firm dozens of game apps in the Google …

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A Simple Way to Bypass Android 5.x Lock Screen

Android phones hacked

CVE-2015-3860 Vulnerability: Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Lockscreen A Security researcher and hacker, named John Gordon, has found an easy way to bypass the security of locked smartphones running Android 5.0 and 5.1 (Build LMY48M). A vulnerability exists in Android 5.x <= 5.1.1 (before build LMY48M) that allows an attacker to crash the lockscreen and gain full access to a …

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