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Evasi0n7 JB– the first iOS7 Jailbreak

We’ve been expecting an iOS7 jailbreak tool for some time. After all, researchers have been working towards this for the past few months, and the rumor mill was working overtime. Timing its release on 22nd of December, evasi0n7 JB was one holiday gift we weren’t excited about.

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Threat Research December 25, 2013

Hand of Thief (HoT) Moves its Way to Android

A relatively new commercial mobile bot, Hands of Thief (HoT) for Android, which targets users of online banking has been circulating the underground forums for the past three months. As its owner claims, this bot variant is “better than Perkele” – the notorious Android malware kit used to bypass multi-factor authentication.

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Threat Research December 11, 2013

The 2013 Android Vulnerability of the Year

Were we to pick the most notorious 2013 Android vulnerability – the dubious award would undoubtedly go to CVE-2013-6282. A privilege escalation flaw released in October and affects all Android versions 4.0-4.3. What makes this vulnerability so abysmal?

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Threat Research December 10, 2013