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[News] More than 95% of active Android Devices vulnerable to the software based on ClickJacking

More than 95% of active Android Devices vulnerable

Security researchers at Skycure are upping the ante on a vulnerability that it says now leaves 95.4 percent of Android devices vulnerable to an attack that hands over control of a phone or tablet to an attacker. Clickjacking attacks where users are tricked into enabling Android accessibility features are possible on a majority of devices, enterprise mobile security firm Skycure …

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Security Review: March 2016 mobile malware review from Dr.Web security researchers

March 2016 mobile malware review

Principal mobile security trends in March, 2016: New adware Trojan preinstalled on Android firmware, malware programs injected into an Android system process, and other mobile security events of March 2016. Russian security company Doctor Web presented its March 2016 overview of malware for mobile devices. In the past month, Doctor Web security researchers detected an adware Trojan that affected some …

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The Critical and High severity Vulnerabilities in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Critical and High severity Vulnerabilities in Android Marshmallow

Google has corrected a number of vulnerabilities in Android 6.0 Marshmallow Google has released security bulletin for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, in which was fixed seven vulnerabilities. Two flaws allows a remote user to compromise a system. The manufacturer assigned the highest (Critical) level of risk to the vulnerabilities CVE-2015-6608 and CVE-2015-6609. Gaps exist because of errors in the libutils library and …

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AV-Test: The best antivirus for Android – September 2015

The Best Antivirus for Android - September 2015

17 mobile antivirus software for Android showed perfect results in tests What is known about Mobile Antivirus for Android? If you have a similar product on a smartphone, you usually forget about its existence. The German laboratory AV-Test evaluates a large number of mobile protection to determine their effectiveness. In September 2015, an independent laboratory AV-Test tested 25 mobile anti-virus …

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A Look Into The Drudgery Of Patching Android Devices & Vulnerabilities Threats

Android Update

Getting the operating system updates for Android is complicated. Google creates Android OS builds, but the major vendors selling the devices integrate their own software components with the basic functionality. A successful patching of a security loops demands synergistic efforts of OS developer and an array of vendors… and the last ones hold the security level back. To maintain the …

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The number of variants of mobile malware has increased rapidly

Dendroid - Android hacked

The number of variants of mobile malicious programs has increased rapidly and today 99 out of 100 mobile malware are targeting mobile devices based on Android OS. The steady increase in the Android operating system’s market share could easily be one of the main reasons for the proliferation of threats. Infected devices could be remotely controlled by others and used …

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Android Security: 5 Ways To Secure Your Android Phone

android security

5 Ways to Secure Your Android Phone The Android platform does not have to be inherently vulnerable to security issues, but it is a little more open than many others. For this reason, it’s very important that you take additional action to ensure that your phone is simplest secure. Without securing your phone, you may fall victim to the malware …

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