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MysteryBot: The new Android malware that fuses keylogger, ransomware, and banking trojan

MysteryBot Android malware aims at banking apps Security researchers from ThreatFabric have discovered an experimental form of Android malware that is still under development. According to the researchers, the new malware blends the features of a banking trojan, keylogger, and ransomware that targets Android devices running on 7.0 or 8.0. […]

MysteryBot: The new Android malware that fuses keylogger, ransomware, and banking trojan

MysteryBot Android malware aims at banking apps Security researchers from ThreatFabric have discovered an experimental form of Android malware that is still under development. According to the researchers, the new malware blends the features of a banking trojan, keylogger, and ransomware that targets Android devices running on 7.0 or 8.0. […]

How to Use Social Media Effectively as a Small Business

Social media is an excellent tool for marketing certain businesses, but for others it is an inefficient time drain they wish to avoid. The smaller the business, the more difficult a time they have dealing with both monitoring social media and posting to it because they have fewer personnel resources. […]

DNS over TLS support in Android P Developer Preview

Posted by Erik Kline, Android software engineer, and Ben Schwartz, Jigsaw software engineer The first step of almost every connection on the internet is a DNS query. A client, such as a smartphone, typically uses a DNS server provided by the Wi-Fi or cellular network. The client asks this DNS […]

Protecting users with TLS by default in Android P

Posted by Chad Brubaker, Senior Software Engineer Android Security Android is committed to keeping users, their devices, and their data safe. One of the ways that we keep data safe is by protecting all data that enters or leaves an Android device with Transport Layer Security (TLS) in transit. As […]

A Former Anonymous Hacker’s Search for Redemption

After cooperating with the government, Hector Monsegur avoided a lengthy prison sentence. Today, he leads a successful cybersecurity… Continue reading on Bloomberg » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and […]

Facebook has been collecting call and text data from Android users for years

Facebook accused of accumulating text messages and phone call data from Android devices Facebook has always been blamed for invading its users’ privacy by leaking its personal information and profile to third parties for advertisements and marketing purposes. Recently, it was revealed that a political data research company, Cambridge Analytica […]

On the Intersection of Software and Regulation

Software has been the most magical ingredient in economic terms and clearly the biggest “economic revolution” to have taken place in history, yet has also been largely unregulated. A twitter thread from March 21, 2018. What is going on with Facebook and privacy is very challenging for not just FB but […]