The Ease of Adding Trojans to Major Financial Android Apps

The Ease of Adding Trojans to Major Financial Android Apps

hackaday.com 24 May '15, 2pm

This was both an amusing and frightening talk. [Sam Bowne] presented How to Trojan Financial Android Apps on Saturday afternoon at the LayerOne Conference. [Sam] calculates that 80-90% of the apps provided by major financial institutions like banks and investment companies are vulnerable and the ease with which trojans can be rolled into them is incredible. Some Background [Sam] did a great job of concisely describing the circumstances that make Android particularly vulnerable to the attacks which are the subject of the talk. Android programs are packaged as APK files which are easy to unpack. The “compiled” code itself is called smali and...

Trees or solar, which is better for the environment? #SUNday

spectrum.ieee.org 24 May '15, 8pm
Trees or solar, which is better for the environment? #SUNday

What a dilemma for environmentalists: trees, or solar energy? Both are good for the environment. Both are beloved by the environmental commun...

Arduino measures heart beat rate from fingertip - #arduino

electronics-lab.com 24 May '15, 4am
Arduino measures heart beat rate from fingertip - #arduino

In this article Raj over embedded-lab.com shows us how to measure our heart rate using Arduino UNO, his Easy Pulse Plugin and 4-digit SPI sev...

#3DPrinting Helped to Save Woman's Kidney via @PDandD #medtech

pddnet.com 24 May '15, 3pm
#3DPrinting Helped to Save Woman's Kidney via @PDandD #medtech

Healthcare has once again received a life-saving assist from 3D printing technology. Doctors at a university hospital in China recently used ...

Microsoft

digitimes.com 22 May '15, 4am

BlackBerry targeted for acquisition, say sources Daniel Shen, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 22 May 2015] BlackBerry is once again bei...

#OnThisDay in #TechHistory, Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer, was...

edn.com 23 May '15, 3pm
#OnThisDay in #TechHistory, Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer, was born.

Early developmental work on the components of the synthesizer occurred at the Columbia-Prince...

An end-to-end approach is needed for IoT device security - Embedded Computing...

embedded-computing.com 22 May '15, 6pm
An end-to-end approach is needed for IoT device security - Embedded Computing Design:

As IoT devices proliferate, the vulnerabilities scale linearly. Most of the "things" connecte...

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