TikTok was hit Wednesday with a pair of lawsuits from the US state of Indiana, which accused it of making false claims about the Chinese-owned app’s safety for children.
Google this week announced the December 2022 Android updates with patches for over 75 vulnerabilities, including multiple critical remote code execution (RCE) flaws.
The most severe of the RCE bugs is CVE-2022-20411, an issue in Android’s System component that could be exploited over Bluetooth.
A threat actor tracked as ‘Scattered Spider’ is targeting telecommunications and business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in an effort to gain access to mobile carrier networks and perform SIM swapping, cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike warns.
Google is seeing a significant decrease in memory safety issues in Android due to the progressive migration to memory-safe programming languages, such as Rust.
Mobile security firm Zimperium is warning of an Android trojan that may have stolen Facebook credentials from a large number of users.
A hack-for-hire group known as Bahamut has been targeting Android users with trojanized versions of legitimate VPN applications, ESET reports.
US authorities announced a ban Friday on the import or sale of communications equipment deemed “an unacceptable risk to national security” — including gear from Chinese giants Huawei Technologies and ZTE.
Google this week announced plans to roll out Android Privacy Sandbox in beta starting early next year, delivering a more private advertising experience to mobile users.
Google recently handed out a $70,000 bug bounty reward for an Android vulnerability leading to lock screen bypass, security researcher David Schutz says.
Google Project Zero has disclosed the details of three Samsung phone vulnerabilities that have been exploited by a spyware vendor since when they still had a zero-day status.