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Hackers are making $500k off mobile trojans they deployed, research shows

by: Alex MullisJuly 1, 2016
Chinese hackers are making a whopping $500,000 a day from a group of smartphone trojans dubbed “Hummer,” security researchers estimate.
 

15 best antivirus Android apps and anti-malware Android apps

by: Joe HindyJanuary 5, 2016
Protecting your phone is always a top priority and in this list, we'll show you the 15 best antivirus Android apps to help keep the malware away.
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Do you need Mobile Antivirus software?

by: Team AADecember 16, 2015
With numerous reports of mobile-based malware, many wonder if mobile antivirus software is needed in order to combat these threats. We dive in to help answer this question.
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The 10 most controversial Android apps of 2014

by: Joe HindyDecember 27, 2014
Some apps do good things and others seem to make an effort not do good things. In this roundup, we'll look at the most controversial Android apps of 2014.
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Fake antivirus app pulled from Play Store, Google issues refund and an apology

by: Jonathan FeistApril 22, 2014
Users that were fooled by the fake antivirus app Virus Shield are not only getting their money back, but Google is giving them an additional $5 credit to the Play Store. The app sold for $3.99 to about 10,000 users before it was pulled from the Play Store.
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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly

by: Joe HindyApril 12, 2014
This week on Google Play Weekly we talk about the fake antivirus app, some huge Facebook Messenger changes, new Google Apps, and more Android apps news!
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Exposé: Don’t fall victim to this dodgy anti-virus app

by: Gary SimsFebruary 5, 2014
On surface Armor for Android seems like a legitimate security app but once you dig a little deeper you discover that it just wants your money, $550 worth!
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Beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus

by: Gary SimsJanuary 23, 2014
You need to beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus. This week one of the Android Authority team saw an antivirus scareware ad on his phone and was able to capture a couple of very useful screenshots.
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Obad was the nastiest piece of Android malware discovered in 2013

by: Gary SimsDecember 16, 2013
In a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the firm officially named Obad, a sophisticated Trojan that can be distributed via mobile botnets, as its Android Villain of the Year 2013.
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Latest antivirus tests show which apps perform best

by: Gary SimsDecember 13, 2013
End of year tests, which are also valid for the start of 2014, show that 12 of the current 28 antivirus apps for Android have a perfect detection rate and spotted everyone of the 2,124 malicious samples used.
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