Tag 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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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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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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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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Facestealer Trojan from Google Play Store app 'Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools' steals Facebook credentials

[German]Security researchers from Pradeo have discovered an Android app Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools in the Google Play Store. It is infected with the well-known Facestealer Trojan and 100,000 people have downloaded the app onto their devices. The Trojan steals Facebook … Continue reading

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Intune-Issue with Android 12 devices confirmed

[German]Microsoft's Intune team has confirmed a know issue with Intune. Customers with Android devices lose access to Intune-managed resources after upgrading to Android 12. Advertising

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Android Trojan Xenomorph targets 56 European banks

[German]Security researchers from threadfabric.com have come across a new Android banking Trojan in February 2022, which is distributed via the Google Play Store and targets the customers of 56 European banks. An infected cleaner app was downloaded more than 50,000 … Continue reading

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