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New Android Cookie-Stealing Malware Found Hijacking Facebook Accounts

A new simple but dangerous strain of Android malware has been found in the wild that steals users’ authentication cookies from the web browsing and other apps, including Chrome and Facebook, installed on the compromised devices. Dubbed “Cookiethief” by Kaspersky researchers, the Trojan works by acquiring superuser root rights on the target device, and subsequently, …

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1 billion Android phones susceptible to hacking – find out if yours is at risk

Even though Apple was first to introduce its smartphone, there are more Android users worldwide. It’s true. Android overtook iPhone in market shares back in 2010 and has held the title ever since. The sheer number of Android devices makes them prime targets for cybercriminals. That’s why malicious Android apps are popping up constantly. See 17 …

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