Scanning for Secrets in Source Code | #Adroid | #security

How to uncover leak secrets with regex + entropy analysis Image is taken from https://twitter.com/DZoneInc/status/1361420207793659904. As a developer, I admit that I’ve committed secrets to public Github repositories before. Hardcoded secrets have always been a problem in organizations and are one of the first things I look for during a penetration…

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Android security warning: One billion devices no longer getting updates | #Adroid | #security

More than one billion Android devices around the world are no longer supported by security updates, leaving them potentially vulnerable to attack. Consumer watchdog Which? has calculated that two in five Android devices are no longer receiving vital security updates from Google, putting them at greater risk of malware or…

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Eight Security Tips for All Android Users – Phandroid | #Adroid | #security

People are more worried about their privacy than before. Did you know that one billion Android devices are at risk of hacking? Now, mobile security has become essential because we store almost everything on our mobile phones.  Be its confidential information, bank account details, credit card number, private chats, family…

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Android devs can win Pixel 5 in Jetpack Compose challenge | #Adroid | #security

With Jetpack Compose entering beta today, the Android team is encouraging developers to learn about and “get ready to adopt” the modern toolkit for building native UI. To do so, Google is launching a monthlong Android Dev Challenge that includes Jetpack Compose-themed prizes. Google will offer four weekly challenges that…

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Android security: This fake message about a missed delivery leads to data-stealing malware | #Adroid | #security

A potent form of Android malware that can steal bank details, personal information, private communications and more has returned with a new campaign that spreads itself via SMS phishing attacks. FakeSpy malware has been active since 2017, initially targeting users in Japan and South Korea, but now it’s targeting Android…

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