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23 of the top 500 Google Play Apps considered to be malware; malware up 580% this year (Infographic)

Malware has been around on Android for awhile, but over the last year things seem to have gotten better for Malware developers. 23 of the top 500 Google Play apps are considered ...
by Joe HindyOctober 27, 201236

185 million Android users vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks

A report by security experts indicates that as many as 185 million Android users around the world may be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. This means that even as the ...
by J. Angelo RacomaOctober 22, 2012

French hacker collects 500,000 Euros with malware app, targets Android mostly

We often talk about malware in the mobile space, and most reports out there usually paint Google’s mobile OS as an easier target for individuals that want to take advantage of security ...
by Chris SmithOctober 19, 201211

Android 4.2 potential security features unveiled: SELinux, VPN Lockdown and Premium SMS Confirmation

Google’s October 29 Nexus event is now confirmed, and we know from various reports that the company will unveil a new Android version during the Nexus 4 presentation, Android 4.2. We’ve ...
by Chris SmithOctober 18, 20129

New version of Play Store app hints at built-in malware scanner and new wish list feature

A new version of the Play Store app has been released and it is starting to roll out to Android owners. Google Play Store 3.9.16 includes the ability to remove apps from the All Apps ...
by Gary SimsOctober 12, 20123

Navy-built spyware makes 3D model from camera images. Could your Android smartphone be spying on you?

A new technology by the U.S. military goes beyond just eavesdropping. The PlaceRaider technology will actually reconstruct a 3D virtual model of your home, workplace, or just about any ...
by J. Angelo RacomaOctober 1, 20125

Over half of all the Android devices in the world have unpatched security vulnerabilities

In the Apple ecosystem it is the engineers at Cupertino who fix and supply updates to iOS for everyone, all over the world, all at the same time. But in the Android ecosystem, Google ...
by Gary SimsSeptember 14, 201219

Virtually all new mobile malware is aimed at Android

The worldwide malware situation is getting worse and Android isn't immune! According to the McAfee Threats Report: Second Quarter 2012, Q2 saw the biggest increase in all types of ...
by Gary SimsSeptember 5, 20123

TrustGo Antivirus & Mobile Security: Protection against threats and theft

Mobile security is one of the essential things you have to keep in mind when getting a new Android phone or tablet, or even when you have older gadgets with you. Adding ...
by Carl ParkerAugust 28, 20125

Kaspersky: Number of malicious Android apps tripled in Q2 2012

The latest Kaspersky Lab report about Android malware is again sounding the alarm, as if the company’s warning over ZitMo attacks from last week wasn’t enough. According to the ...
by AdrianAugust 17, 20124
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