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BLint: Open-source tool to check the security properties of your executables

BLint: Open-source tool to check the security properties of your executables 2024-05-14 at 07:31 By Mirko Zorz BLint is a Binary Linter designed to evaluate your executables’ security properties and capabilities, utilizing LIEF for its operations. From version 2, BLint can also produce Software Bill-of-Materials (SBOM) for compatible binaries. BLint features “Several source code analysis …

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Bug hunters can get up to $450,000 for an RCE in Google’s Android apps

Bug hunters can get up to $450,000 for an RCE in Google’s Android apps 2024-05-03 at 17:16 By Zeljka Zorz Google has drastically increased the rewards bug hunters can get for reporting vulnerabilities in Android apps it develops and maintains. “We increased reward amounts by up to 10x in some categories (for example Remote Arbitrary …

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Apps secretly turning devices into proxy network nodes removed from Google Play

Apps secretly turning devices into proxy network nodes removed from Google Play 2024-03-26 at 12:16 By Zeljka Zorz Your smartphone might be part of a proxy network, and you might not even know it: all it takes is for you to download apps whose developers have included the functionality and didn’t mention it. If that …

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MobSF: Open-source security research platform for mobile apps

MobSF: Open-source security research platform for mobile apps 2024-03-14 at 07:30 By Mirko Zorz The Mobile Security Framework (MobSF) is an open-source research platform for mobile application security, encompassing Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile. MobSF can be used for mobile app security assessment, penetration testing, malware analysis, and privacy evaluation. The Static Analyzer is adept …

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LassPass is not LastPass: Fraudulent app on Apple App Store

LassPass is not LastPass: Fraudulent app on Apple App Store 2024-02-08 at 17:02 By Zeljka Zorz A fraudulent app named “LassPass Password Manager” that mimics the legitimate LastPass mobile app can currently be found on Apple’s App Store, the password manager maker is warning. The fraudulent app on Apple’s App Store “The app in question …

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New method to safeguard against mobile account takeovers

New method to safeguard against mobile account takeovers 2024-01-22 at 13:01 By Help Net Security Computer science researchers have developed a new way to identify security weaknesses that leave people vulnerable to account takeover attacks, where an attacker gains unauthorized access to online accounts. Most mobiles are now home to a complex ecosystem of interconnected …

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Google Play will mark independently validated VPN apps

Google Play will mark independently validated VPN apps 06/11/2023 at 13:49 By Helga Labus Android VPN apps that have gone through an independent security validation will now be able to claim that distinction on Google Play with a prominent badge in their Data Safety section. “We’ve launched this banner beginning with VPN apps due to …

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Backdoored Android phones, TVs used for ad fraud – and worse!

Backdoored Android phones, TVs used for ad fraud – and worse! 04/10/2023 at 19:46 By Help Net Security A key monetization mechanism of a sophisticated series of cybercriminal operations involving backdoored off-brand mobile and CTV Android devices has been disrupted, Human Security has announced. The company’s Satori Threat Intelligence and Research Team observed more than …

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Easy-to-exploit Skype vulnerability reveals users’ IP address

Easy-to-exploit Skype vulnerability reveals users’ IP address 29/08/2023 at 13:32 By Zeljka Zorz A vulnerability in Skype mobile apps can be exploited by attackers to discover a user’s IP address – a piece of information that may endanger individuals whose physical security depends on their general location remaining secret. The vulnerability The security vulnerability has …

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Meta’s Threads app used as a lure

Meta’s Threads app used as a lure 14/07/2023 at 14:16 By Zeljka Zorz It was to be expected: As the buzz around Meta’s new microblogging platform Threads gained momentum, some individuals have stepped in to take advantage of the fact that the app still can’t formally serve users in the European Union (or China, or …

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