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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 enters your device by the simple trick of fooling you into thinking that its the Android Market. Tak...

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 Mariposa bot client. In a blog post at Panda Security, researcher Pedro Bustamante said, “...

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.

On the surface, the application in question did appear to look genuine. There are le...

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.”<...

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 the area of Internet connectiv...