IoT Botnet Now Targeting Android Devices

The Hide and Seek botnet has diversified its infection capabilities. Now researchers say the IoT botnet, first discovered in January, is exploiting devices running on the Android operating system.

Stealing Passcodes Over the Air

Researchers have published a paper on a new side-channel attack that essentially turns Android devices into sonar systems. It allows attackers, via acoustic signals, to track a person's finger movements on devices, something which could allow them to capture sensitive data, like passwords.

USB the Hard Way

Apple made it trickier for anyone looking to download the contents of an iOS device this week with a new feature that prevents USB accessories from communicating with devices that haven't been unlocked in an hour.

Friday Five: 6/22 Edition

Stealing data from laptop batteries, Android's new anti-spoofing feature, and how something like GDPR could hit the U.S. soon -- catch up on the week's new with this roundup!

Friday Five: 6/15 Edition

Apple finally confirms a feature it's bringing to iOS, hackers scamming Uber, and Dixons Carphone's breach -- catch up with the week's infosec news with this roundup!

Friday Five: 6/1 Edition

More EU privacy regulation, a new Indian healthcare data bill, and more -- catch up on the week's news with this roundup!