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Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access

cryptographic binary codeSecurity researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. In computing, digital signatures allow any piece of data, including an app, to be checked to see that it is genuine and actually comes from the author. Now, due to a bug in Android, it i...

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Most advanced Android malware threat yet: Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a

Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.aA security firm posted information about a new Android Trojan that appears unlike anything seen before when it comes to complexity and the number of malicious actions it’s able to perform.Called Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a, the malware is compared to malicious threats that usually target Windows, not Android. The new malware uses several exploits, ...

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Carrier IQ Detector

4.7(2701)

Determine whether or not your phone contains Carrier IQ mobile diagnostic software.Security researchers have recently determined that a number of consumer mobile devices contain pre-installed software...

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Android bug that affects 99% of devices detailed

computer-hacker The specifics of the widespread Android bug we previously reported on have, since security firm Bluebox revealed its existence to the developer community earlier this week, remained mired in mystery. It was understood that a malicious application could abuse Android’s signing mechanism – the operating system’s safeguard against infectiou...

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App Profiles

3.8(33)

Have you ever wondered what applications are doing with all those permissions they ask for? This app seeks to help users better understand the privacy and security implications of the software they in...