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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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