Ghost Push possesses Android devices; only version 6.0 is safe

scmagazine.com | Bradley Barth | October 17, 2016

“I ain’t afraid of no Ghost Push?” Better think again if you’re an Android user with a device operating on anything lower than version 6.

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Android malware spreading through Google’s AdSense network

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Neowin.net | Justin Luna | Aug 16, 2016

A group of security researchers have recently discovered a new strain of malware targeting the Android operating system by Google, which also uses its advertising network AdSense to spread itself.

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DroidJack Uses Side-Load…It’s Super Effective! Backdoored Pokemon GO Android App Found

 

Proofpoint.com | Thursday, July 7, 2016 – 18:30

Overview

Pokemon GO is the first Pokemon game sanctioned by Nintendo for iOS and Android devices. The augmented reality game was first released in Australia and New Zealand on July 4th and users in other regions quickly clamored for versions for their devices. It was released on July 6th in the US, but the rest of the world will remain tempted to find a copy outside legitimate channels. To that end, a number of publications have provided tutorials for “side-loading” the application on Android. However, as with any apps installed outside of official app stores, users may get more than they bargained for.

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Zero-Day Linux Kernel Vulnerability

Dikutip dari softpedia.com, softpedia.com,  dan infoworld.com

Zero-Day Linux Kernel Vulnerability Gives Attacker Root Access, Patch Incoming

By Silviu Stahie | Jan 19, 2016 14:56 GMT  ·

Every OS with Linux kernel 3.8 or above is affected. A new zero-day Linux kernel vulnerability has been identified (CVE-2016-0728) by a group named Perception Point, and a patch should already be in preparation for Linux distributions.

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Ancaman Cyber 2012

Android, iOS, Symbian, BlackBerry: Siapa Jadi Sasaran Empuk?

Ardhi Suryadhi – detikinet, Jumat, 06/01/2012 13:54 WIB

Jakarta – Selain kehadiran teknologi baru, tahun 2012 juga dinilai akan banyak muncul kejahatan cyberYuk, tengok prediksi apa saja ancamannya. Dimulai dari ranah mobile, siapa yang akan menjadi sasaran tembak favorit di antara Android, iOS, Symbian, BlackBerry, dan Windows Mobile?
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Dua Cara Tangkal Malware di Android Market

Dikutip dari Tempo.co, SENIN, 19 DESEMBER 2011 | 19:12 WIB

TEMPO.CO , Jakarta – Beberapa pakar bidang teknologi informasi telah memperingatkan bahwa Android Market merupakan celah masuknya malware ke ponsel pengguna.

Jon Oberheide dan Zach Lanier, misalnya, berhasil melewati keamanan di Android Market dan memasang aplikasi yang sebenarnya adalah malware.
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Aplikasi Jahat di Android Melonjak 100%!

Dikutip detikINET, Rabu, 14/12/2011 13:44 WIB  | Rachmatunisa – detikinet

Jakarta – Jumlah aplikasi Android yang mengandung program jahat (malware) dilaporkan meningkat 100% atau dua kali lipat dalam kurun waktu kurang dari 6 bulan.
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