Avast localiza apps de espionagem na Google Play

By: Henrique Medeiros

  A Avast divulgou mais um alerta nesta quinta-feira, 18, sobre aplicativos usados para espionar digitalmente usuários. Sete apps com essas funções foram identificados na Google Play. São eles: Track Employees, Check Work Phone Online Spy Free, Spy Kids Tracker, Phone Cell Tracker, Mobile Tracking, Spy Tracker, SMS Tracker e Employee Work Spy. Para rodar …

Calls intensify for Puerto Rican governor’s resignation following leaked private chats

By: Leyla Santiago

Calls for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign are growing after remarks he made in a private group chat were leaked, and more protests are being organized in San Juan. On Sunday, one man yelled over a microphone, “We will kick you out,” as other protesters filling the street in front of the governor’s …

New Attack Lets Android Apps Capture Loudspeaker Data Without Any Permission

By: Swati Khandelwal

Earlier this month, The Hacker News covered a story on research revealing how over 1300 Android apps are collecting sensitive data even when users have explicitly denied the required permissions. The research was primarily focused on how app developers abuse multiple ways around to collect location data, phone identifiers, and MAC addresses of their users by exploiting …