June 19, 2014

An incredibly sneaky piece of malware has finally been pulled from Google Play

14:35 ET, 19 June 2014     Even various legit Android apps have been found to have additional hidden powers, which is why it shouldn’t surprise us […]
June 10, 2014

Android Malware Holds Your Photos, Videos for Ransom

09:16 ET, 10 June 2014   A new type of malware found on Android devices can take your mobile photos, videos and documents hostage and hold […]
June 9, 2014

What App Permissions Mean in Plain English

When you’re eagerly installing the latest must-have disappearing photo app or addictive puzzle game, how much time are you likely to spend reading through the required […]
June 9, 2014

New Android Malware Forcing Users to Pay to Unlock Their Data

11:21 ET, 9 January 2014   Security experts are stating that Google’s Android operating system has a chance to fall prey to a Trojan malware of […]
June 6, 2014

Beijing Sets Sights on Third Party Android Stores in Cleanup Act

10:36 ET, 6 June 2014 Clampdown on malicious apps could help purge the platform. The Chinese government is set to monitor third party Android app stores […]
June 5, 2014

Simplocker Android malware locks up mobile data and demands a ransom

09:30 ET, 5 June 2014 A fresh strain of criminal software has been discovered encrypting the data of Android smartphone owners, then demanding payment to unlock […]
June 4, 2014

Happy Birthday to Mobile Malware

09:47 ET, 4 June 2014 It’s been ten years since the Cabir virus began infecting Nokia handsets, jumping from phone to phone via open Bluetooth connections […]
June 3, 2014

Avast hacked – 400,000 user details stolen

Getting hacked is bad enough for any company — just ask eBay — but it’s even worse (and certainly more embarrassing) when the firm in question […]
June 3, 2014

Malware creation breaks all records! 160,000 new samples every day

Net-Security.Org reported: Malware creation has broken all records during this period, with a figure of more than 15 million new samples, and more than 160,000 new […]
June 3, 2014

Malware authors targeting Android phones

09:04 ET, 3 June 2014 A new research has indicated that the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store will continues to grow. […]
June 2, 2014

Fake Android soccer gaming apps just show ads

09:00 ET, 2 June 2014 As the soccer world cup in Brazil is coming close, the offering of soccer-related apps on the Google Play store is […]
May 30, 2014

Google releases VirusTotal uploader for Mac malware submissions

10:45 ET, 30 May 2014 There are fewer malware threats for Mac OS X than Windows or Android, but they do exist and now Mac users […]