Apple pulled the popular Mac scheduling app "Calendar 2" amid controversy surrounding the apps buggy cryptomining feature.
Attackers were found exploiting a zero-day Telegram app vulnerability in order to make the names and extensions of malicious files appear more legitimate, in hopes that users who received these files would more willingly open them.
A cyber-criminal managed to infiltrate the Mac app download site MacUpdate and install maliciously copies of the Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper applications that were in fact cryptocurrency miners.
Cyber-criminals attempting to take advantage of Twitter users' curiosity over who visits their page are using a new form of bait that advertises the ability to track such visits.
Vietnamese adware dubbed "GhostTeam" was found hiding in 53 Google Play apps disguised as utility apps, device performance boosting apps, and social media downloaders.
Cyber-criminals have been spiking game apps, including several aimed at children, with malware that displays pornographic ads, pushes fake security apps, and registers users for premium services with permission.
Vulnerabilities in the group communication protocols of three encrypted messaging apps - WhatsApp, Signal, and Threema - could allow attackers to willfully subvert their integrity and confidentiality.
Security researchers have found a new strain of malware targeting banking apps on Android devices.
Ever on the lookout for a new avenue of attack, cyber-criminals have figured out a method of using Google App Scripts to automatically download malware hosted in Google drive to any computer.
A credentials-stealing malware program disguised as an Android app was recently found spoofing an Uber user interface, and even leveraging a deep link uniform resource identifier from the ride-sharing app to appear legitimate.
Vulnerability could enable hackers to carry out MitM attacks on bank apps - 10 million users at risk
Apple iOS 11, Apple has QR scanning functionality enabled by default which Elad Ben-Meir says can effectively make anyone scanning the QR code matrices with Apple devices vulnerable to unknowingly uploading malicious code.
The MotoSecure Hackathon Day, organised by Motorola Solutions and Impact Hub Bamako in Mali's capital city has helped develop several innovative civil protection initiatives.
A lack of encryption in the Magic Kinder App for children has led to severe security and privacy issues.
Google's Play Store has had to boot out several apps after they were found to be infected with 'Brain Test' malware.
A new report from Trend Micro has suggested that 6.1 million apps for smart TVs and remote controls could be vulnerable to remote code execution attacks.
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An IBM security research team has uncovered an additional flaw in Android that can give a malicious app the ability to fully control a device.