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Several low-cost Android device models were recently found to feature the Triada Trojan built into their firmware, Dr. Web security researchers say. Designed as a financial threat, Triada was said last year to be the most advanced mobile malware because it could inject itself into the Zygote parent process, thus running code in the context […]

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For Nick Kralevich, head of Android platform security at Google, there is no better barometer for success than finding out the market value for vulnerabilities on the OS he works to protect are among the highest paid for mobile. During a Black Hat session on hardening Android, Kralevich discussed the multi-year journey Google developers have […]

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The sting of mobile ransomware grew more painful in 2017 with attacks increasing a whopping 3.5 times in the first quarter compared to the same time a year ago. Behind those attacks were a quarter million Trojan installation packages targeting Android devices that sought to extort between $100 to $500 from victims. German smartphone users […]

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