However, there is an important feature, which can partly answer this question: the malware is able to download and execute additional payloads from c2 servers. So the following scenario is possible—at first they could steal some sort of device information like OS version, list of installed apps, etc. Then, based on this initial information, if this particular infected device looks attractive to exfiltrate, the attackers could send a specific payload suited for its Android version which could be LPE exploit for example. We were unable to get any of these payloads; as I mentioned, these guys are pretty good at OPSEC, so we cannot confirm what these payloads exactly look like. … [Read more...] about Google Play has been spreading advanced Android malware for years
Google removes 60 apps from play store
The three main additions to Android Studio 4.0 include a Motion Editor to speed up the creation of complex animations, a Build Analyzer that helps understand the cause of build-time bottlenecks, and Java 8 language application protocol interfaces (APIs). … [Read more...] about Google’s Android Studio 4.0 is out: Motion Editor, Build Analyzer, Java 8 language APIs
The contact tracing technology, which the two companies have been working on for a little over a month, was initially designed to help people alert one another if someone they were in contact with over a 14-day period was diagnosed with the coronavirus. When the project was first announced, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google head Sundar Pichai promised the technology would be built with privacy in mind. … [Read more...] about Apple, Google announce new privacy features for coronavirus tracking tech
Bottom line Source: Andrew Martonik / Android Central Ultimately, the WF-SP800N are the better choice unless you absolutely need a wireless charging or compact charging case. The WF-SP800N's buds last much longer and their total battery life is only a smidge less than what is found on the Pixel Buds. You'll also get IP55 dust and water resistance versus IPX4 with the Pixel Buds. You don't really need to know what that means, just know that the WF-SP800N are designed for more intense workouts and situations where you might be hit with water. Just don't fully submerge them or use them in workouts such as swimming. … [Read more...] about Sony WF-SP800N vs. Google Pixel Buds (2020): Which should you buy?
NEW DELHI: Tech giant Google has revealed that it will soon allow G Suite users with Google Voice licenses to make Google Voice calls directly from their Gmail inbox. With this new feature in place users will not have to open another tab in order to make Google Voice call. Once the feature is rolled out, you will able to access Google Voice directly from the toolbar placed on the right side of your inbox. Google Voice in Gmail looks similar to the call panel in the Voice web application, allowing you to answer calls, make new outbound calls, and easily transfer calls. In addition, you can now transfer calls using the Google Voice mobile and web apps. In a few simple steps, you can send a call to the appropriate person, whether that’s an intelligently-suggested contact, searching in your directory or a manually entered phone number. The company has already started rolling out the call transfer feature for Google Voice’s iOS, Android and web apps to G Suite customers. … [Read more...] about G Suite users will soon be able to make Google Voice calls from Gmail