German researchers developed two methods for mitigating Rowhammer attacks, which exploit the physical hardware in dynamic random-access memory (DRAM).
Exaspy spyware, which infects Android phones to intercept text messages, emails and other communications, is available as a commodity service online.
October's mobile security news headlines covered startling statistics on public Wi-Fi use, mobile apps that leak location data and selfie authentication.
Researchers discovered a new version of banking Trojan GM Bot that enables cybercriminals to bypass security features included with Android Lollipop.
Address space layout randomization (ASLR) is a widely-used method that prevents memory corruption attacks by arranging the address space positions of key data areas in a random manner. This technique can be found in the security designs of many...
Just when it seems like malware-makers have reached the end of their ingenuity, a new Android Trojan asks users to take selfies while holding up their IDs.
Generally speaking, lockscreen ransomware ranks on the not-so-sophisticated end of the malware spectrum. As noted by Information Age, this type of ransomware can be a mere “nuisance” when confined to a single PC or laptop. When it comes...
September was another huge month for mobile security news. Headlines included new security features for Android devices and the launch of a $12,000 phone.
Windows Trojan DualToy, which had previously infected Windows PCs exclusively, branched out to attack Android and iOS devices connected to PCs via USB.
August saw many shifts in the mobile security landscape, including several new launches, threats and other snippets providing insight into upcoming trends.