Tag: mobile

Android Smartphone Hackers Building Malware in Russia

Android Smartphone Hackers Building Malware in Russia

| May 18, 2012 | 6 Replies

Antone Gonsalves CSO   The malware business growing around Google Android — now the leading smartphone operating system — is still in its infancy. Today, many of the apps built to steal money from Android users originate from Russia and China, so criminal gangs there have become cyber-trailblazers. Sophos and Symantec on Wednesday released their […]

Read More

Android Malware Posing as ‘Angry Birds Space’

Android Malware Posing as ‘Angry Birds Space’

| May 6, 2012 | 3 Replies

Matthew Hawkins Technolog @ MSNBC   Android smartphone users and “Angry Birds” fans need to watch out for more than crafty pigs — there’s malware going around that targets Android users by posing as Rovio’s hit game “Angry Birds Space,” warnsSophosLabs. The infected version can be found in unofficial app stores and uses an Android Trojan […]

Read More

Hacked Sites Spread Malware to Android Smartphones

Hacked Sites Spread Malware to Android Smartphones

| May 5, 2012 | 3 Replies

Suzanne Choney Technolog @ MSNBC   Android phone users should be on guard for new malware that can spread to the phone from mobile websites. Meanwhile, a fresh batch of malicious apps has surfaced in the Google Play store.  “This appears to be the first time that compromised websites have been used to distribute malware […]

Read More

Anti – Android Network Toolkit and 7″ Tablet make a $99 Pentesting Platform

Anti – Android Network Toolkit and 7″ Tablet make a $99 Pentesting Platform

| April 16, 2012 | Reply

D. Dieterle Cyber Arms   Every once in a while you run into a product that just makes you sit back and say – “Wow!” I just picked up a 7″ Polaroid tablet for $99 and was stunned at how good it works. The screen quality, how smooth it ran and how responsive it was. […]

Read More

Phone Hacking Scandal Comes to the U.S.

Phone Hacking Scandal Comes to the U.S.

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

  The Daily Beast In an exclusive interview, a London lawyer reveals his plans to take on Murdoch on behalf of clients who believe their phones were hacked in America. Fleet Street lawyer Mark Lewis is coming to America this week—and he’s bringing the phone hacking scandal with him. Lewis has been Rupert Murdoch’s prime […]

Read More

CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Dan Oakes Brisbane Times   Summary: Photos of an Australian girl in a bikini led to the arrest of CabinCr3w hacker Higinio O. Ochoa III, who allegedly hacked government websites. PICTURES of a scantily clad woman taken in an outer-Melbourne suburb have led to the arrest of a man who allegedly hacked law enforcement and […]

Read More

Curiosity Pwned the Cat

Curiosity Pwned the Cat

| March 10, 2012 | 6 Replies

th3 j35t3r   ‘Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret’.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson At the beginning of this week just hours before the news of Hector Monsegur’s arrest broke, many of you will have noticed that my twitter profile pic changed from the usual ‘Jester Mask’ to a QR-Code. The timing of this subtle change could not have been […]

Read More