News tagged with malicious computer

Cellphones can steal data from 'air-gapped computers'

Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have discovered that virtually any cellphone infected with a malicious code can use GSM phone frequencies to steal critical information ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in Security
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Mobile quarantine station for malicious Android apps

The attacks were perfidious: In February this year, the Czech IT security company Avast declared that it had identified several malicious game apps for mobile phones in the Google Play Store – ones that would only become ...

dateMar 13, 2015 in Software
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Cebit 2015: Find out what your apps are really doing

These tiny programs on Internet-connected mobile phones are increasingly becoming entryways for surveillance and fraud. Computer scientists from the center for IT-Security, Privacy and Privacy, CISPA, have developed a program ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Software
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