Tag: Malicious Software

Android 15 Rolls Out Advanced Features to Protect Users from Scams and Malicious Apps
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Android 15 Rolls Out Advanced Features to Protect Users from Scams and Malicious Apps

To stop fraudulent apps from collecting private information on the device, Google is releasing a number of new features with Android 15. This is essentially a Play Integrity API update that third-party app developers may use to protect their apps from malicious software. According to Dave Kleidermacher, vice president of engineering for Android security and privacy, "Developers can check if other apps are running that could be capturing the screen, creating overlays, or controlling the device." This is beneficial for applications that wish to shield users from fraud and conceal private data from other applications. Furthermore, before processing sensitive data or carrying out sensitive operations, the Play Integrity API can be used to verify whether Google Play Protect is turn...
Carderbee Attacks Hong Kong Organizations Targeted via Malicious Software Updates
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Carderbee Attacks Hong Kong Organizations Targeted via Malicious Software Updates

An attack on a software supply chain that targeted businesses primarily in Hong Kong and other parts of Asia has been linked to a previously unreported threat cluster. Under the insect-themed alias Carderbee, the Broadcom subsidiary Symantec Threat Hunter Team is monitoring the behavior. According to the cybersecurity company, the assaults use a trojanized version of the legitimate program EsafeNet Cobra DocGuard Client to install PlugX (also known as Korplug), a known backdoor, on the target networks. According to a report that the business shared with read more Carderbee Attacks Hong Kong Organizations Targeted via Malicious Software Updates. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity awareness with our comprehensive coverage of the latest th...