Android Security

Microsoft Finds Security Flaws in Android Apps from Rogers, Bell, Telus, Freedom [Update]

Microsoft on Friday released a list of high-severity security vulnerabilities its researchers found in a framework shared by Android apps from several international mobile service providers — reports BleepingComputer. The vulnerabilities, being tracked as  CVE-2021-42598, CVE-2021-42599, CVE-2021-42600, and CVE-2021-42601, were discovered in a mobile framework owned by mce Systems and used by Android apps distributed by multiple large...

Macs Made Before Mid-2014 Prone to Malware Vulnerability: Report

Security researcher and Apple hacker Pedro Vilaca has uncovered a zero-day vulnerability in Macs that allows unwanted persons to slip malware onto computers. The newly discovered security flaw apparently affects all older Macs, and builds on older flaws already uncovered by security researchers (via PC World). After finding that is it possible to gain access...

Google Clarifies What Sundar Pichai Said About Android Security

Yesterday, Google’s Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai was caught talking to the audience at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, where he said that Google cannot guarantee Android’s security as the platform was "not designed to be safe”. Following up on this statement, a Google PR has contacted NetworkWorld to explain what Pichai actually said about Android security. Apparently Pichai did...