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Proof-of-Concept Malware Captures Every Tap On Smartphones Or Tablets 39

Posted by Soulskill
from the keyloggers-for-the-mobile-consumer dept.
DavidGilbert99 writes: "Keylogging has been a big component of most malware in recent years, but with the advent of touch as the interface of choice on smartphones, tablets and — increasingly — laptops, it has been getting harder for cyber-criminals to know what you are doing. A researcher has developed a proof-of-concept piece of malware which is able to capture everything you are doing on your touch devices, from where you touch the screen to what is being displayed."
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Proof-of-Concept Malware Captures Every Tap On Smartphones Or Tablets

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday January 31, 2014 @06:37PM (#46124269)

    I have to admit, I never considered this to be an issue. Now I'm quite scared by this revelation. So when I lay my cock across my iPad, are you telling me that criminals could accurately determine its length and girth? That makes me feel very, very uncomfortable!

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