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Everyone believes the Android platform is more secure compared to other mobile platforms such as Windows Phone or Symbian.  However, hackers can still find their way to penetrate a platform’s sturdy wall. Recently, a Trojan horse virus, which appeared as “harmless media player,” was discovered by a group of developers….

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Google recently took more than 50 apps out of the Android Market. They did this because the apps were found to contain the Android malware DroidDream. As you could have guessed, malware is not good for your device. Just like a virus on your computer, malware is very dangerous and…

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If you’ve been keeping up with our posts, you know that the Android platform, just like any other operating system, is not 100% bulletproof when it comes to hacking. And with the increasing adoption of the Android OS among phone users, it’s become quite a large and lucrative target for…

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Malware’s a pain in the ass. Everyone knows it and tries to avoid. Still, it’s called malware for a reason – and the people behind it are pretty cunning in their efforts to infect your devices. Take for example the latest piece of malware that has surfaced. Called GGTracker, it…

An article at Internet Storm Center published yesterday warns of  Malware on the HTC Hagic. Panda Security came across the infection when one of their employees baught a brand new Vodafone Android device and plugged it into their Windows based computer. Analysis of the malware revealed that it was a…

Banking malware “trojan” on Android

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by on January 12, 2010 6:18 am
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An application has recently been removing from the Android market place because it is suspected of attempting to capture banking details from customers of the First Tech Credit Union without the owner’s knowledge. This information has already been reported on FTCU website, but some damage may have already been done….

Symantec following Android closely

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by on June 15, 2009 6:53 am
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In an interesting piece at CNNMoney.com, Janice Chaffin (head of Symantec’s consumer-security software division) has speculated that the world’s largest security software maker could develop antivirus and antispyware software for Android. “Today we’re on Windows,” Chaffin said. “We’re going to evaluate things like [ Android] as it goes forward.” Obviously,…

Mocana, one of the top 100 privately-held technology companies in North America, have released NanoPhone suite for the Android. NanoPhone is the “most comprehensive open standards-based security suite for developers building to the Open Handset Alliance’s Android specifications”. In short, this product tightens Androids loose skin, especially in and around…