Chrysaor, a variant of Pegasus spyware, has appeared on a small handful of Android devices and surveils users with a variety of techniques.
Security researchers have detected 36 Android phones with mobile malware pre-installed on the devices, bringing a wave of fresh concerns to enterprises.
A new security flaw and fresh concerns about malware provide further evidence of the need for Android users to remain diligent to external risks.
Due to the recent leak of valuable source code on underground forums, security researchers predicted an increase in banking Trojan attacks.
The IBM X-Force Application Security Research Team discovered an arbitrary write vulnerability in Nexus 9's kernel, putting application data at risk.
X-Force researchers disclosed several Android vulnerabilities that could enable cybercriminals to use custom boot modes to take over Nexus 6 and 6P modems.
Consumers are buying new devices at a slow rate, but users who avoid the latest technology upgrade risk missing out on critical security updates.
Revised Mobile Banking Trojans Faketoken and Tordow 2.0 Threaten Customer Information and Business Integrity
Banking Trojans already pose a huge threat to finance firms. Now, cybercriminals have added encryption capabilities to two existing ransomware campaigns.
Experts believe the new iteration of Tordow malware, which targets root access to take total control of infected devices, could become a worldwide threat.
November's mobile security news roundup covers iCloud insecurity, holiday shopping hazards, Android issues involving plugin Trojans and ad fraud malware.