Posts tagged "android"

Hacking Team Has Likely Created the Most Sophisticated Piece of Android Malware Ever Exposed

It seems like as the sun rises each morning, we have new news about capabilities Hacking Team was leveraging in their exploit and vulnerability arsenal. Today we learn the Hacking Team has likely created the most sophisticated piece of Android malware ever exposed: After having revealed one of the ways that the company used to… Continue reading

Commodore Is Back, This Time With an Android Smartphone Named PET

Commodore, the outstanding computer manufacturer I grew up with, is back and this time with a smartphone using their iconic name – PET: For those of you too young to remember, Commodore was a hot company in the mid-1980s. It was a leader in personal computers, shipping thousands of Commodore 64 desktops daily. Guinness has… Continue reading

NSA Planned Surreptitious Malware Implants in Android App Stores

Iain Thomson of The Register on the latest from the Snowden treasure trove. This time the report is about surreptitious malware implants by the NSA in Android app stores: According to a presentation released from the Snowden archive to The Intercept the so-called “5 Eyes” nation’s intelligence agencies – from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New… Continue reading