Category Archives: Android

Chrome 108.0.5359.94/.95 security fixes

[German]Google has released security updates to Google Chrome in the 108 branch in the stable channel for Mac, Linux, and Windows, as well as Android, as of December 2, 2022. The updates close a vulnerability that has already been exploited. … Continue reading

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Chrome 107.0.5304.110/107 security updates

[German]Google has released a slew of security updates for Google Chrome in the 107 branch in the stable channel for Mac, Linux and Windows as well as for Android (and iOS) on November 8, 2022. Ten vulnerabilities are closed in … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Google removes malicious 16 apps with more than 20 million downloads

[German]Google has once again had to remove 16 Android apps from a Google Play Store. The reason: The apps contain a "clicker malware" that is designed to commit advertising fraud. Apparently useful apps (flashlight, QR code, photos/camera) that had been … Continue reading

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Meta finds over 400 mobile apps stealing Facebook credentials in 2022

[German]Facebook parent company Meta said that it's security researcher has already identified more than 400 malicious mobile apps this year that are out to steal their users' Facebook credentials. The problem could affect 1 million Facebook users who have installed … Continue reading

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EU court confirms billion-dollar fine against Google over Android restrictions

[German]The Court of Justice of the European Union issued a decision on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, regarding the fine imposed by the EU Commission on Google or its parent Alphabet. In Case T-604/18, the court largely upheld the Commission's decision … Continue reading

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SharkBot Trojan in the Play Store – "Antivirus apps" risk

[German]The SharkBot banking Trojan has reappeared in the Google Play Store, disguised as an antivirus and cleaner app. Security researchers from CyberNews write: Android users should think twice before downloading free apps to clean their phones and "protect" them from … Continue reading

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Android TikTok app: Microsoft finds 1-click vulnerability that allowed account takeover

[German]Microsoft has discovered a dangerous vulnerability in the TikTok app for Android that allowed user accounts to be compromised with a single click. In the meantime, this vulnerability in the TikTok app for Android has been closed. Advertising

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Intune: Loss of access solved for Android 12 devices

[German]Small note for administrators who manage Android mobile devices via Intune. Microsoft has fixed the bug with Google that devices under Android 12 get lost in access. Android 12 devices should be able to be managed cleanly again via Microsoft's … Continue reading

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Chrome 105.0.5195.5x fixes 24 vulnerabilities

[German]Google has released the Google Chrome 105.0.5195.52 update for Linux and macOS and 105.0.5195.52/53/54 for Windows on the desktop in the stable channel on August 30, 2022. The security update closes numerous vulnerabilities and fixes bugs. The 105.0.5195.68 for Android … Continue reading

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Google-free Threema Libre as Android app

A small note for users of the messenger Threema. The developers are very privacy-conscious and do not use any software libraries from Google or third-party providers in their app. In the meantime, the app is also available for FDroid. So … Continue reading

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