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Tracking down the developer of Android adware affecting millions of users

ESET researchers discovered a year-long adware campaign on Google Play and tracked down its operator. The apps involved, installed eight million times, use several tricks for stealth and persistence. We detected...

Hackers breach NASA, steal Mars mission data

The infiltration was only spotted and stopped after the hackers roamed the network undetected for almost a year The United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, suffered...

Semi‑annual balance of mobile security 2019

Malware detections for iOS increased, as did the number of vulnerabilities detected in this operating system, while in the case of Android, the number of reported vulnerabilities decreased, although the...

Android keyboard app caught red‑handed trying to make sneaky purchases

The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent The Android version of the popular...

FBI warns of romance scams using online daters as money mules

Up to 30 percent of romance fraud victims in 2018 are estimated to have been used as money mules Scammers are using dating sites and apps not only to scout for...

Facebook bug turns on iPhone camera in the background

A recent update to Facebook’s iOS app introduced a bug that had some users worried Earlier in November, several iPhone users started experiencing a mysterious glitch while using the Facebook app....

Hackers breach NASA, steal Mars mission data

The infiltration was only spotted and stopped after the hackers roamed the network undetected for almost a year The United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, suffered...

Safe downloading habits: What to teach your kids

Even if you are careful about what you download, chances are your children will be less cautious. Here’s how you can help them – and your entire family – stay...

Semi‑annual balance of mobile security 2019

Malware detections for iOS increased, as did the number of vulnerabilities detected in this operating system, while in the case of Android, the number of reported vulnerabilities decreased, although the...

Android keyboard app caught red‑handed trying to make sneaky purchases

The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent The Android version of the popular...

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The Most Fascinating Layer in a SOC: The Human Layer

During my travels, the topic of security operations comes up often. And nearly every security professional I talk to is either contemplating or...

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