10 million devices infected with data-stealing malware in 2023

10 million devices infected with data-stealing malware in 2023

The number of devices infected with data-stealing malware in 2023 spiked by more than 600% in three years.#kaspersky #malware #cybersecurity
Google partners with the CSA of Singapore to enhance Android users’ protection from scams

Google partners with the CSA of Singapore to enhance Android users’ protection from scams

The additional safeguard seeks to prevent the installation of internet-sideloaded apps that attempt to access sensitive device permissions known to be commonly used for financial fraud and scams. #google #csa #googleplayprotect
Samsung introduces Auto Blocker security measure in One UI 6

Samsung introduces Auto Blocker security measure in One UI 6

It’s an optional protection feature for Samsung phones with One UI 6 or newer, coming to Singapore.
PSA: 10K Singaporeans have had their data sold online

PSA: 10K Singaporeans have had their data sold online

At an average cost of S$8 per digital identity, it isn't much to buy someone's compromised data.
Leaked Android certificates could give hackers full access to millions of phones

Leaked Android certificates could give hackers full access to millions of phones

Google malware reverse engineering expert Lukasz Siewierski says millions of Android devices could be vulnerable to hackers after vendor certificates were leaked.
Cybersecurity researcher publishes a list of 30 malicious Android apps available in Google Play Store

Cybersecurity researcher publishes a list of 30 malicious Android apps available in Google Play Store

These Android apps saw nearly 10 million downloads, according to BleepingComputer. Better be safe than sorry!
Singapore moves to a proactive stance on cybersecurity to close security skills gap

Singapore moves to a proactive stance on cybersecurity to close security skills gap

One of the moves is to introduce a post-graduate course in NTU for Hardware Security Evaluation and Certification.
BloodyStealer is an advanced Trojan that can swipe data from popular gaming platforms

BloodyStealer is an advanced Trojan that can swipe data from popular gaming platforms

This malware is particularly dodgy, sporting numerous features that helps it avoid detection and analysis.
PSA: Increasing amount of malware targeting Discord’s chat platform

PSA: Increasing amount of malware targeting Discord’s chat platform

Security researchers found more than 1,800 malicious files on the Discord Content Management Network (CDN).
PSA: Oops! Qualcomm chip flaw leaves Android phones open to possible eavesdropping

PSA: Oops! Qualcomm chip flaw leaves Android phones open to possible eavesdropping

Early estimates have it at hundreds of millions of Android phones at risk of data loss and hidden malware.