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Warning! Over 900 Million Android Phones Vulnerable to New ‘QuadRooter’ Attack

Android has Fallen! Yet another set of Android security vulnerabilities has been discovered in Qualcomm chipsets that affect more than 900 Million Android smartphones and tablets worldwide. What’s even worse: Most of those affected Android devices will probably never be patched. Dubbed “Quadrooter,” the set of four vulnerabilities discovered in …

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3 Popular Drupal Modules Found Vulnerable — Patch Released

On Wednesday, Drupal’s security team revealed that a “critical” remote code execution vulnerabilities have left at least 13,000 websites at risk due to the use of specific, vulnerable modules. 1. RESTful Web Services – a popular module used for creating REST APIs, which is currently installed on at least 5,804 …

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Android malware ‘Hummer’ could be biggest trojan ever

Security researchers at Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab believe they could have discovered one of the largest trojan families of all time, affecting millions of Android devices around the world when it was in full swing. The mobile phone trojan family, known as “Hummer,” gained traction in early 2016 when …

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YiSpecter — First iOS Malware that Attacks both: Non-jailbroken and Jailbroken Devices

Less than a month after Apple suffered one of its biggest malware attacks ever, security researchers have discovered another strain of malware that they claim targets both jailbroken as well as non-jailbroken iOS devices. Last month, researchers identified more than 4,000 infected apps in Apple’s official App Store, which was …

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WinRAR Vulnerability Puts 500 Million Users At Risk

Beware Windows Users! A new dangerous unpatched Zero-day Vulnerability has been detected in the latest version of WinRAR affects over millions of users worldwide. According to Mohammad Reza Espargham, a security researcher at Vulnerability-Lab, the stable version of WinRAR 5.21 for Windows computers is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE) …

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Stagefright Bug 2.0 One Billion Android Devices Vulnerable to Hacking

Stagefright 2.0, as it’s being dubbed by researchers from security firm Zimperium, is a set of two bugs that are triggered when processing specially designed MP3 audio or MP4 video files. The first flaw, which is found in the libutils library and is indexed as CVE-2015-6602, resides in every Android …

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Apple iOS 9.0.2 Update Patches Lock Screen Bypass Exploit

Apple has rolled out the second minor iteration of its newest mobile operating system iOS 9, which fixes the iOS lockscreen vulnerability. The widely publicized LockScreen bug allowed anyone with physical access to your iOS device running iOS 9.0 or iOS 9.0.1 to access all the contacts and photos without unlocking …

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