Joker malware infects over 500,000 Huawei Android devices

More than 500,000 Huawei users have downloaded from the company’s official Android store applications infected with Joker malware that subscribes to premium mobile services. Researchers found ten seemingly harmless apps in AppGallery that contained code for connecting to malicious command and control server to receive configurations and additional components. Masked by functional apps A report … Continue reading Joker malware infects over 500,000 Huawei Android devices

Hackers compromised APKPure client to distribute infected Apps

APKPure, one of the largest alternative app stores, was the victim of a supply chain attack, threat actors compromised client version 3.17.18 to deliver malware. Multiple security experts discovered threat actors tampered with the APKPure client version 3.17.18 of the popular alternative third-party Android app store. APKPure is available only on devices that use Google … Continue reading Hackers compromised APKPure client to distribute infected Apps

Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Security researchers found malware embedded within the official application of APKPure, a popular third-party Android app store and an alternative to Google's official Play Store. Android users use the application to install apps and games hosted on APKPure's platform, supposedly identical to those available through the Play Store. The malware was discovered by Kaspersky and … Continue reading Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Hands-on with Windows 10s new Google Discover-like news feature

Later this year, Windows 10 is getting a new feature that will enable a Google Discover-like newsfeed on the taskbar. This feature is officially called "News and Interests" and it will give news stories, sports scores, finance and weather information. Windows 10's newsfeed is based on the same approach used by Google for Discover on … Continue reading Hands-on with Windows 10s new Google Discover-like news feature

Adware Spreads via Fake TikTok App, Laptop Offers

Cybercriminals are encouraging users to send the “offers” via WhatsApp to their friends as well. Malicious Android apps disguised as TikTok and offers for free Lenovo laptops are being used in ad-stuffing attacks underway against devices on the Jio telecom network in India, security researchers warn. Researchers from Zscaler report this threat actor has been … Continue reading Adware Spreads via Fake TikTok App, Laptop Offers