Category Archives: Android

Flubot Android Trojan infrastructure shut down by Europol

[German]The Android banking Trojan Flubot caused major damage to victims on Android systems since 2021. The last major campaign was reported a few days ago. Now Europol seems to have managed to shut down the infrastructure of the Flubot Android … Continue reading

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Microsoft finds vulnerabilities in apps from major mobile providers (May 2022)

[German]The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team has found some vulnerabilities in a mobile framework from mce Systems. The problem: This framework is used by some apps that mobile providers deliver preinstalled on their smartphones. Thus, millions of users were vulnerable … Continue reading

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Chrome 101.0.4951.64 fixes vulnerabilities

[German]Google has released the update of Google Chrome 101.0.4951.64 for Windows and Mac on the desktop in the Stable Channel on May 10, 2022. Furthermore, the update to version 100.0.4896.160 for Windows and Mac was released in the Extended Stable … Continue reading

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Apple, Google, Microsoft support new initiative of the FIDO Alliance for "Passwordless Sign-Ins

[German]Yesterday, May 5, was "World Password Day" – and from this point of view, the announcement of the FIDO Alliance to make the Internet more secure and usable for everyone is only logical. The FIDO Alliance and the World Wide … Continue reading

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Microsoft Defender for Business available

[German]Microsoft has announced the general availability of Defender for Business as of May 2, 2022. It is a standalone endpoint antivirus protection solution for small and medium-sized businesses. So, the solution goes beyond the Windows-integrated Defender in functionality, providing malware, … Continue reading

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Android: Vulnerabilities in Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC)

[German]Security researchers from Check Point Research have also encountered vulnerabilities in the Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC). The vulnerabilities endanger the privacy of Android users because attackers can access user data. This affects devices with both MediaTek and Qualcomm CPUs. … Continue reading

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Chrome 100.0.4896.127 fixes 0-day vulnerability CVE-2022-1364

[German]Google has released updates to Google Chrome 100.0.4896.127 for Android, as well as for Windows and Mac on the desktop in the stable channel as of April 14, 2022. The update closes the 0-day vulnerability CVE-2022-1364, for which an expliit … Continue reading

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Microsoft renames Windows/Android Apps "Your Phone" etc.

[German]Microsoft ships with Windows 10/11 an app for communication between Android and Windows. This allows the screen of certain Android devices to be displayed on a Windows 10 system and the smartphone to be accessed. In a new blog post, … Continue reading

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Chrome 100.0.4896.60 fixes 28 vulnerabilities

[German]Google has released updates to Google Chrome 100.0.4896.60 for Windows and Mac on the desktop in the Stable Channel on 29 March 2022. The new version only brings the 100 in the version number, but also fixes 28 security vulnerabilities, … Continue reading

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Google Play: Play Movies & TV are beeing removed in Mai 2022

Google is continuing its approach of kicking media content out of its Google Play Store. After music, films and TV series should now also be dropped from Google Play and made available under Google TV. This is the result of … Continue reading

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