8 months after a similar application was found on iOS, a piece of malware called Pegasus has been discovered for Android. While Google says the malicious application was found on fewer than 3 dozen devices, it's quite dangerous as it allowed for the following. . .
Lookout researchers have just discovered a bug that was introduced into version 3.6 of the Linux kernel.
The team says this was introduced into Android with version 4.4 KitKat and it means that your unencrypted communications (websites/apps/etc) could be hijacked until it's patched.