Stagefright Security patch leaves more than 950 million Android devices vulnerable hacked by a text- CVE-2015-3824

Stagefright Security patch leaves more than 950 million devices vulnerable hacked by a text The Stagefright vulnerability allows attacker to hack a phone with a text. Wiki (CVE-2015-3824) The patch issued by Google for Stagefright doesn’t fix the vulnerability leaving more than 95% of the Android devices vulnerable. The Android devices running version 2.2 to […]
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Chevrolet Corvette can be hacked by using a text message via tracking dongle( insurance dongle)

  Researchers from University of California, San Diego have demonstrated to hack Corvette by sending specially crafted SMS messages to a tracking dongle plugged to the car’s OBD-II (On-Board Diagnostics port). In a youtube video ( below) demonstrating the exploit, the researchers operated the windshield wipers,  applied and deactivated the brakes at lower speeds. ( Dongle is a […]
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Android serialization vulnerability (CVE-2015-3825) gives super user status to a underprivileged user

IBM researchers have identified that more than 55% of Android users appeared to have impacted with Android serialization vulnerability – CVE-2015-3825.  This basically means Android versions 4.3 and newer are vulnerable to this vulnerability. An advanced attackers could exploit this vulnerability to give a malicious app with no or least privileges the ability to become a super […]
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Android’s Certifi-Gate remote access securit vulnerability exploited in the wild – Checkpoint

Last week Check Point discovered Certifi-Gate-based vulnerability which could take complete control of Android devices. This serious security vulnerability has made millions of Android devices vulnerable and are open in the wild.The mRTS plugin allows malicious applications to gain  privileged access rights, even if your device is not rooted . The vulnerability is in the authorization […]
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Android Bug can trap your phone to Endless Reboot – CVE-2015-3823

Android McAfee Researchers from McAfee have discovered a new vulnerability that can allow an attacker to perform DoS attack on Android media-server program. When the malicious app is set to restart, this can trap the Android device in a loop making the device unusable. This can drain all the battery as well. This affects Android 4.0.1 Jelly […]
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United Airlines got hacked and lost millions of travelers information

As per United Airlines, a group of hackers from China were responsible targeting United Airlines network and stealing  customer information. United Airlines experienced a cyber attack on its network during the month of June as per Bloomberg reports, citing sources familiar with this matter. “The hackers who stole data on tens of millions of U.S. insurance […]
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Remote Code Execution vulnerability on Google store allows Hackers to remotely install malware apps on your Android Device

Researchers from Metaspolit have discovered a major flow on devices running Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) & prior versions that no longer receive official security updates from Android security team for WebView. Webview is one of core component for Google store. Attackers can easily install the malware app and perform malicious actions. Due to a lack […]
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Adware found in Google play Apps infects Milions of Android Users

Malware on Android is not new anymore but this time adware has taken over Google play with approx 10 million  downloads. Avast researchers have identified three apps that might have millions of downloads. The  apps identified are “Durak card game app”, “IQ Test” app and “Russian History” app from three different developers performing the same […]
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Fake Instagram Desktop app offers Image Viewer

With the advent of Instagram’s popularity, an entirely new opportunity for hackers and creators of malware has arisen. A popular fad among Instagram’s users is to use outside developer’s software in order to view and save photos off of the image site. Instagram has now surpassed Twitter in number of users, which means that there […]
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1.3 million customers have their personal data stolen – Orange telecom company hacked again

The French phone company Orange has been the victim of a hack that risks the personal information of 1.3 million customers. That’s 1.3 million people’s names, phone numbers, e-mails, dates of birth, and more accessed by cyber criminals. Perhaps most shocking is the fact that this hasn’t happened once– but twice this year. Orange was […]
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