Monthly Archives: March 2019

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FB’s new settings make it easier for hackers to pentest its mobile-owned apps

Facebook introduces “Whitehat Settings” feature to help bug hunters analyze traffic in its mobile apps Facebook last week added a new “Whitehat Settings” feature that allows bug hunters to easily pentest the security of Facebook, Messenger and Instagram applications for Android. This feature allows security researchers to bypass Facebook’s Certificate […]

Samsung Galaxy Fold can survive 200,000 folds and unfolds

Samsung Galaxy Fold can withstand up to 200,000 folds and unfolds Samsung, the South Korean electronics giant, had showcased its new line of foldable devices with the announcement of the Galaxy Fold at the Unpacked event in February this year. However, earlier this month, a video was released on YouTube showcasing the Galaxy Fold […]

10 Best Equalizer Apps For Android In 2019

Smartphones have now become the primary source of media consumption. Gone are the days when people relied on iPod’s and MP3 players for listening to music. An equalizer allows users to customize their audio experience. Well, if you are an audiophile and are scouting for the best Equalizer apps for […]

AOSP Application Updates

Posted by Raman Tenneti, AOSP Software Engineer and Ally Sillins, AOSP Program Manager When we started the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) 10 years ago, we included some basic applications in the AOSP build for three main purposes: to provide a usable set of applications for someone building an Android […]

Hackers remotely hijack Android phones by exploiting insecure UC browser ‘feature’

‘Secret function’ in UC browser allows hackers to compromise Android devices Doctor Web, a leading Russian anti-malware company, published in a report that the mobile device browser – ‘UC Browser’ – could be exploited by remote attackers to automatically download and launch new software components, bypassing Google Play servers. For […]

Changes to the Google Play Developer API

Posted by Vlad Radu, Product Manager and Nicholas Lativy, Software Engineer The Google Play Developer API allows you to automate your in-app billing and app distribution workflows. At Google I/O ’18, we introduced version 3 of the API, which allows you to transactionally start, manage, and halt staged releases on […]

Man steals over $122 million from Facebook and Google by sending fake invoices

Man tricks Facebook and Google into paying him fake invoices worth $122 million A Lithuanian man scammed Facebook and Google into paying over more than US$122 million just by sending them random fake invoices. Evaldas Rimasauskas, a 50-year-old Lithuanian citizen, who plead guilty in New York’s Southern District Court last […]

ASUS Software updates hacked to push malware into millions of PCs

1 million ASUS computers targeted by hackers through malicious ASUS Live Update Utility software The Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs in a blog post disclosed that they detected a new advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign that compromised system updates to install a malicious backdoor on ASUS laptops and desktops of […]

12 Best Kodi Addons You Should Install Right Now

Kodi is one of the most popular open-source media player software application. Unlike other feature-rich media players, Kodi is completely free, and it’s available for every primary operating system and hardware. Well, if you have been scouting for the best Kodi add-ons, then this article might help you. So in […]