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Researcher develops Android app that can steal credit card information via NFC

Images_of_Money/Flickr German security researcher Thomas Skora has developed an app that can read the details off a contactless credit / bank card using an NFC-enabled (near ...
by Gary SimsJune 22, 20126

Kaspersky finds mobile versions of the Zeus trojan posing as fake Android security software

Android’s security concerns have been the primary focus of an on-going debate for a while now. Google has been trying to fend off malicious app developers, with the ...
by Ankit BanerjeeJune 20, 2012

Anti Spy Mobile: Your self-defense against privacy and malware threats

Making your smartphone “smarter” also means granting it permission to do certain things. Some apps collect usage statistics, for example, and others read your ...
by Carl ParkerJune 18, 20127

Researchers fool Google’s Android malware Bouncer by “fingerprinting” it

In February of this year, Google revealed some details of a new malware scanner which it had been developing during the latter half of 2011. Dubbed “the Bouncer”, the ...
by Gary SimsJune 6, 20127

How secure is Android?

Mobile device usage continues to climb and companies like Google and Facebook are working hard to cash in on the potential revenues available from ...
by Gary SimsMay 30, 20124

Best Antivirus Apps for Android

UPDATE: We have an updated Best Android antivirus app list, click here to see. With startling headlines like ...
by Gary SimsMay 30, 201220

UK company involved in fake apps scam fined $78,000, told to refund money

Unsuspecting victims of fake versions of Angry Birds, Assassin’s Creed and Cut the Rope, posted on third party Android app stores, will be getting their money back, ...
by Gary SimsMay 25, 20122

Android Malware Genome Project shows that 86% of all malware delivered via repackaging of legitimate apps

The Department of Computer Science at the North Carolina State University has started the Android Malware Genome Project in an attempt to dissect Android based malware and see what ...
by Gary SimsMay 25, 20122

Why you should always upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Flash Player

It is likely that you have some Adobe software installed on your PC or Mac. It could be Adobe Acrobat Reader, it could be Adobe Air, or it could be Adobe Flash Player. Flash ...
by Gary SimsMay 18, 2012

Number of malicious Android apps grows by 2200% year over year

You might be asking yourself if you read the headline to this post correctly. A 2200% growth in the number of malicious Android apps, can that be right? Unfortunately it is. ...
by Gary SimsMay 16, 201211
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