Critical Android Bug that Allows Attackers to Compromise your Android Device Using PNG Image

Google has patched a critical security vulnerability in a framework that can be triggered with a specially crafted PNG image. The vulnerability affects the Android devices ranging from Android 7.0 to Android 9.0.

Source:  gbhackers

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4 Million Android Users Infected by Malicious Beauty Camera App From Google Play that Steals Personal Pictures

Google play Store flooding the several malicious beauty camera apps that steal Android users sensitive images and apps, the malicious app was already downloaded by more than 4 million Android users.

Initially, these apps don’t indicate any malicious activities until infected users decide to delete the app and the maximum number of downloads originated from Asia.

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Android spyware linked to chinese sdk forces google to boot 500 apps

More than 500 Android mobile apps have been removed from Google Play after it was discovered that an embedded advertising SDK could be leveraged to quietly install spyware on devices.

The SDK, called Igexin, was developed by a Chinese company and may have been used to install malware that could, among other things, exfiltrate logs from devices. Researchers at mobile security company Lookout said on Monday that the 500-plus Android apps with the Igexin SDK had been downloaded more than 100 million times, though not all of them were infected with spyware.

Source: threatpost

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