In the wake of the explosive discovery of the Android Stagefright vulnerability, Trend Micro researchers have revealed the existence of another, similar one that can make Android devices unresponsive, i.e.
As each day passes and researchers find more and more source code in the huge Hacking Team data dump, it becomes more clear what the company's customers could do with the spyware, and what capabilities other organized and commercial malware authors will soon be equipping their malicious wares with.
The massive Hacking Team data leak includes the source code of a fake Android news app and instructions on how to use it, Trend Micro researchers have found.
NowSecure was one of the companies that caught my attention at this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco.
A flaw (CVE-2014-7952) in Android's backup/restore mechanism can be exploited by knowledgeable developers to "respawn" malicious apps on phones, and make them gain top-level access and potentially dangerous permissions that they didn't have before.
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