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Android and iOS devices impacted by new sensor calibration attack

A new device fingerprinting technique can track Android and iOS devices across the Internet by using factory-set sensor calibration details that any app or website can obtain without special permissions. This new technique — called a calibration fingerprinting attack, or SensorID — works by using calibration details from gyroscope and ...

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Malvertising campaign abuses Chrome for iOS bug to target iPhone users

Image: Oscar Gutiérrez/CNET A massive malvertising campaign is exploiting a vulnerability in the Chrome for iOS mobile browser to redirect iPhone and iPad users to adware, scams, and other malicious sites, ZDNet has learned today from Confiant, a cyber-security firm specialized in tracking malvertising campaigns. The company said it had ...

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Security researchers discover iOS version of Exodus Android spyware

Security researchers have discovered the iOS counterpart of a dangerous Android spyware strain that was seen earlier this year on the official Google Play Store. The good news, according to security researchers from cyber-security firm Lookout, is that the iOS version is less sophisticated than the Android variant and has ...

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