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It may be because of its recent malware scare but Symantec is making up for its wrong diagnosis of the Android.Counterclank issue. By releasing the app called Norton Safety Minder, Symantec... hopes to do just that.

The Norton Safety Minder is a free Android parental control app that allows parents to track and block websites which their children access on their Android device. Afte...

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The issue as to whether the Android.Counterclank attack was a malware or a mere ad network has been much debated last week. Symantec, as the first to report this issue, stated that it was the... ‘largest Android malware campaign discovered.’ However, Lookout Security counteracted this report and said that it was not a malware attack, but simply a different ad network strategy.

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So apparently, there are two sides to the whole largest Android malware campaign discovery made by Symantec. While Symantec noted that the malware infected 5 million users, Lookout isn’t agreeing... to this assessment. In fact, they don’t believe that Android.Counterclank Apperhand SDK isn’t a malware at all, but an ad network.

According to Lookout, Apperhand isn’t classified as a malware b...

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If you downloaded something off the Android Market today, there is a chance that you are one of the 5 million users who have been duped by the largest-ever Android malware campaign. Symantec... has dubbed this as the ‘Android.Counterclank’ and was found on 13 infected apps created by three different publishers. The titles of these infected apps include ‘Counter Strike Ground Force’ a...