- News tagged "exploit"
Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016
A vulnerability in Facebook Messenger allowed attackers to alter users' chat histories, which means malicious actors could then insert links to malware or tamper with details of transactions conducted over the chat messenger.
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016
A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.
Thursday, 17 Sep 2015
A new security exploit affecting Android Lollipop devices has been discovered. This time, it's apparently possible to access a password-locked phone by crashing the lock screen with a long-enough password.
Thursday, 11 Jun 2015
A Github researcher has discovered a potential exploit in iOS 8.3 that could trick people into giving up their iCloud log-in credentials.
Thursday, 23 Apr 2015
Devices on iOS 8 might not be as secure as you expect. The discovery of a new exploit means hackers can potentially render them useless with very little effort.
Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011
A Windows Phone exploit utilizing an SMS was discovered. The attack, which sends an SMS to a Windows Phone device, will supposedly reboot the device and prevents access to the Messaging hub.
Monday, 8 Aug 2011
We know that the Android OS is far from perfect, and now researchers have revealed a design flaw in the popular OS that allows hackers to hijack your phone or tablet on the sly.