November 30, 2022
Researchers at Lookout have discovered close to 300 mobile loan applications on Google Play and the Apple App Store that exhibit predatory behavior.
Security researchers at Lookout have identified a new rooting malware distributed on Google Play, the Amazon Appstore and the Samsung Galaxy Store.
The Lookout Threat Intelligence team has discovered four Android surveillanceware tools used as part of a much larger mAPT (mobile advanced persistent threat).
Are cybercriminals and scammer's taking advantage of increased communication around COVID-19? Discovery shows new surveillanceware exploits the pandemic.
Lookout Phishing AI discovered a phishing campaign targeting customers via SMS messaging to lure them to fake websites of well-known Canadian and American banks.
Promon, a Lookout partner, reported on Strandhogg, a vulnerability in the Android OS that allows for one app to display an Activity in the UI context of another app.
Lookout Phishing AI has detected a mobile-aware phishing campaign targeting non-governmental organizations around the world, including UNICEF.
Based on millions of iOS users that have installed Lookout and Lookout for Work apps, more than 80% of iPhones are vulnerable.
Phishing AI discovered this campaign targeting Verizon employees on mobile devices.
Phishing AI's early discovery of a mobile-only phishing campaign targeting Canadian banking customer
BeiTaAd is a well-obfuscated advertising plug-in hidden within a number of popular applications in Google Play. Discover more about this mobile threat.
Phishing AI discovered this campaign targeting AT&T employees on mobile devices.
Lookout Phishing AI has detected a campaign impersonating local government websites, including the City of San Mateo, City of Tampa, and Dallas County.
Lookout Phishing AI reports a new, sophisticated phishing kit designed for mobile users targeting Verizon customers.
Lookout researchers have disabled DressCode, an Android malware family, with their click fraud business model and malware designed to evade detection in novel ways.
As reported in the media, Lookout has discovered a customer phishing kit targeted at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) via a third-party technology provider NGP VAN.
Lookout Security Intelligence has discovered Android and iOS surveillanceware tools targeting govt. officials, diplomats, military personnel, and activists.
Lookout researchers have identified a new, highly targeted surveillanceware family known as Desert Scorpion in the Google Play Store.
Lookout researchers discovered samples belonging to the ViperRAT malware family, a known mobile advanced persistent threat (mAPT), in the Google Play Store.
BancaMarStealer, also known as Marcher, is a malware family designed to phish a victim's banking (or other service) credentials.
Lookout and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have discovered Dark Caracal, a persistent and prolific actor running a global espionage campaign.
Lookout has discovered new variants of the SpyWaller surveillanceware with advanced espionage capabilities.
Spectre & Meltdown are arguably two of the biggest vulnerabilities in computing and certainly mobile history.
Learn about Titan, a family of sophisticated Android surveillanceware apps surfaced by Lookout's automated analysis that is linked to the same actors behind Tropic Trooper.
Lookout researchers are monitoring the evolution of an Android surveillanceware family known as JadeRAT, we believe may be connected to a government sponsored APT group.
The Lookout Security Intelligence team has discovered an advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin that had the capability of spying on victims.
Lookout Security Intelligence researchers discovered the spyware in Google Play and connected it to a known malicious actor potentially operating out of Iraq.
Lookout researchers have identified over a thousand spyware apps related to a threat actor likely based in Iraq. Discover more with Lookout today.
When WannaCry started disrupting business operations, mobile devices enabled some work to continue. However, the majority of business are unprepared for an attack on mobile.
Lookout and Google are releasing research into the Android version of one of the most sophisticated and targeted mobile attacks we’ve seen in the wild: Pegasus.
Using data collected from the Lookout global sensor network, the Lookout research team was able to gain unique visibility into the ViperRAT malware.
This is not actually a net new malware family, but rather it’s a variant of the family “Ghost Push,” a threat first discovered in 2014.
Today, Lookout released the technical details behind “Trident,” a series of iOS vulnerabilities that allow attackers to jailbreak a user’s device and install spyware.
Pegasus is a highly sophisticated piece of spyware that uses three previously unknown vulnerabilities called “Trident.” This is the most sophisticated mobile attack seen.
Lookout and our partners discovered another detail: three software holes were present in Apple’s Mac computers.
Trident allows an adversary to silently jailbreak an iOS device and stealthily spy on victims, collecting information from apps. Here’s what CISOs should know.
Apple released the latest version of iOS version 9.3.3 on July 18 including patches for 43 security vulnerabilities.
Pokemon Go, is arguably the biggest mobile game in US history, but while fame breeds fans — even employees in the enterprise — it also attracts many opportunistic attackers.
Lookout researchers have been tracking Android and iOS surveillanceware, that can exfiltrate contacts, recordings, photos, & more. Discover what was found.
Shedun is trojanized adware that roots Android devices, masquerading as legitimate apps such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Okta’s enterprise single sign-on app.
Lookout has discovered that an exploit in TCP also impacts nearly 80% of Android, or around 1.4 billion devices, based on an install base reported by Statista.
LevelDropper, an app in the Google Play Store that Lookout determined to be malicious, the latest example of a new and persisting trend in mobile threats: autorooting malware.
Lookout recently identified an app called “Black Jack Free” in the Google Play store, which turned out to be a variant of the malware family Acecard.
With the help of the Lookout Security Cloud, we confirmed our suspicions that the author(s) behind the Brain Test malware had slipped additional malicious apps to Google Play.
In addition to rooting a victim’s device, Lookout observed Shedun abusing the Android Accessibility Service for its malicious means.
Recently, news broke about a concerning app called InstaAgent. The app connects to the victim’s Instagram account and steals the user’s login credentials.
How did one of the most widely-used, South Korean government-approved "monitoring software" solutions actually leave children's data wide open? Learn more.
Lookout protects you from XcodeGhost by automatically detecting and alerting you to the offending app. See how iOS users are being protected with Lookout.
Researchers recently found a piece of iOS malware called XcodeGhost in a number of apps in the Apple App Store. XcodeGhost is a piece of malware that can steal data