Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#709 Malware may abuse Android’s accessibility service to bypass security enhancements
Android’s recent API modifications have hampered some malware’s ability to determine which application is currently running in the foreground of a device at any given point of time. As Android begins to successfully block this attack method, attackers may adopt a trick used by adware so that their threats can work again. Though we have previously seen mobile potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) abuse accessibility services to install arbitrary applications, we believe financial malware could use the same technique to circumvent a significant security improvement specifically created to thwart this kind of threat.
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#713 Qualcomm software flaw exposes Android user data
#712 Diary of a ransomware victim
#711 Petya: the two-in-one trojan
#710 Kaspersky: IT threat evolution in Q1 2016 report (PDF)
#709 Malware may abuse Android’s accessibility service to bypass security enhancements
#708 IBM just made a powerful research tool available to everyone for free
#707 Big data breaches found at major email services - expert
#706 Public exploits available for ImageMagick vulnerabilities
#705 Identity thieves used leaked PII to steal ADP payroll Info
#704 Apple updates Xcode’s Git implementation
#703 Cisco patches critical TelePresence vulnerability
#702 Microsoft unveils new effort to make its developer, IT documentation great again
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