A new threat actor named Dark Caracal and operating out of a building operated by the Lebanese e General Directorate of General Security (GDGS) has been fingered by Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) as being behind cyberattacks hitting thousands of victims in more than 20 nations worldwide.
Three Sonic the Hedgehog games for Android devices that collectively have been downloaded well over a hundred million times are reportedly leaking users' geolocation and device data to uncertified servers, thereby posing a privacy threat.
A quirky bug in Apple's Messages application is allowing a malicious GitHub link to cause crashes and other bothersome behavior on both macOS and iOS machines.
Cybercriminals 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.
A newly discovered mobile malware program that primarily targets Russian banking customers can take over victims' SMS capabilities, allowing cybercriminals to intercept text messages that contain bank security codes, and then use those codes to reset bank account passwords.
Researchers have discovered a fake utility app called Swift Cleaner that they believe may be the first Android mobile malware developed using the open-source Kotlin programming language.
A newly discovered mobile adware program called LightsOut was recently observed in numerous fake Android flashlight applications, reportedly prompting their removal from the Google Play Store.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the ban is intended to bolster security.
Trend Micro researchers notified Google of a total of 36 malicious apps on Google Play posing as security tools.
A slew of online services used to manage GPS- and GSM-based location tracking devices have been found vulnerable to flaws that could allow attackers to hijack these devices and reveal their owners' past and current locations.
Nanyang Technological University researchers developed a technique to leverage a phones sensors to guess a user's PIN code.
John McAfee is warning users that anyone can be hacked after someone allegedly broke into his Twitter account to promote cryptocurrency investments.
Music lovers connected to wireless, Internet-connected Sonos speakers beware that their audio systems could have been unwittingly usurped for nefarious purposes, according to a new report from Trend Micro.
Information obtained via right-to-know request revealed The New Jersey State Police spent at least $850,000 on stingray devices from Harris Corp.
Rapper Cardi B is threatening legal action after hackers broke into her fiancé Offset's iCloud account to steal nude images of the female rapper.
Spanish researchers are developing a tool that will scan smartphones for 'electromagnetic emanations' that could be used to obtain encryption keys as part of an attack.
An Android trojan has been described as a jack of all trades due to its complicated modular architecture.
A new mobile malware family, dubbed GnatSpy, that may be a much more dangerous variant of the earlier VAMP malware, has been reported in the wild.
Apple has continued to roll out patches to fix the KRACK (Key Reinstallation AttaCKs) series of vulnerabilities, this time in its AirPort Base Station firmware.
Banking trojans have once again made their way past Google Play's security mechanisms, this time to target the Polish Financial sector.
A recently patched Android bug dubbed "Janus" allows an attacker to distribute their own updates for the legitimate apps
BlackBerry pitches connected car security recommendations, self-driving truck huge cybercrime target
As our cars become more connected and our society moves closer to wide spread autonomous driving, companies are calling for national standards to secure devices.
Apple released security updates to patch vulnerabilities in its iOS, mac OS, tvOS and watchOS platforms.
Eight banking apps and one virtual private app were found to contain a hidden vulnerability in their TLS protections, which can be exploited to perform MITM attacks, according to academic researchers who created a new black-box tool capable of detecting the flaw.
A study of 90 cryptocurrency mobile applications available on Google Play found that 90 percent of them contain security vulnerabilities or privacy risks.
Google is warning users of a socially engineered spyware named Tizi that that looks to steal sensitive data from popular social media sites including WhatsApp, Skype, and Viber.
A fake WhatsApp application that was downloaded one million times from the Google Play Store was observed advertising a malicious game app that infects users with secondary malware capable of click fraud, data extraction, and SMS surveillance.