The recently disclosed existence of the "Android Installer Hijacking" vulnerability is being exploited by malware and adware peddlers and online survey scammers, warns Trend Micro.
A recent study conducted by Carnegie Mellon and Notre Dame University researchers is calling attention to several interesting things.
A critical Android vulnerability that has been discovered over a year ago and responsibly disclosed to Google and other Android manufacturers can be exploited by attackers to trick users into downloading malicious apps from third-party stores.
The time has come for Google to add some more hoops for Android app developers to jumpt through in order to get their offering accepted to the Google Play store.
Your browser may no longer be vulnerable to FREAK attacks, but what about the mobile apps you use? According to FireEye researchers, who have tested the most popular apps both for Android and for iOS, a considerable number of them are left open to a FREAK attack, as they contain vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL and SecureTransport libraries.
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