Are you a Nexus or Samsung user? If so, then you’re more secure than most mobile users – at least, according to a security researcher. Security researcher Gal Beniamini, a member of the Qualcomm Product Security Hall of Fame, has … Read More
New Auto Root Exploit Discovered in Chrome for Android
It’s been the month of the autoroot exploits in the Android security world, folks. After last week’s autoroot virus scares, this week we have a Chrome exploit that can allegedly grant root access on “virtually any Android device”. The vulnerability … Read More
Auto-Rooting Android Malware Has Infected 20,000 Apps and Is Impossible to Remove
A new Android malware was recently discovered in the wild. That malware automatically roots your device, hides itself in your core directories, and is impossible to remove from some devices. That frightening new malware was discovered by security firm Lookout, … Read More
New Ghost Push Malware Can Root Devices and Install Apps on Your Device – Here’s the Fix
We’ve seen a surge in malware that infects your device then tries to gain root access. Just a few days ago, we told you about the Kemoge malware that was making its way around the world. Today, a similar malware … Read More
New Kemoge Android Malware Gains Root Access Privileges Without your Permission
A dangerous new Android malware is making the rounds this week. The “Kemoge” Android malware is downloaded from third-party app stores and websites and gains root access privileges to your device instantly. The frightening new malware was discussed this past … Read More
Rooting Versus Jailbreaking: What’s the Difference?
If you want to remove restrictions on your Android device, you root it. If you want to do the same on your iPhone, you jailbreak it. But what’s the difference between the two methods? Many people wrongly believe rooting and … Read More
What Are the Security Risks of Rooting Android?
Rooting Android comes with a long list of “pros” and a short list of “cons”. Security is one of those cons. But does rooting Android really compromise your security? Or are these security threats overblown and exaggerated? Let’s find out. … Read More
Why Does Rooting your Galaxy S6 Disable Samsung Pay?
Rooting your Galaxy S6 is a great way to remove bloatware, improve performance and boost battery life. But one thing rooting isn’t good for is Samsung Pay. Users around the world have reported that they are unable to use Samsung … Read More
Galaxy S5 Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Your Fingerprints via Rooting
Samsung introduced a fingerprint sensor on its Galaxy S5. Today, fingerprint sensors can be found on many modern smartphones, including most new Galaxy S devices and the new iPhones. But all that biometric data being tossed around isn’t necessarily a … Read More