May 29, 2014

Cyber gangs expand ransomware scams to target Android users

09:35 ET, 29 May 2014 Criminals have expanded their ransomware campaigns to target Google Android smartphones and tablets, according to security firm Trend Micro. Trend Micro […]
May 27, 2014

Android users, beware: Huge security hole lets phones secretly spy on you and capture photos

11:50 ET, 27 May 2014 We have seen some scary Android malware in the past, but a new report from former Googler and current software engineer turned […]
May 23, 2014

Russian gang steals money and passwords from Android with sophisticated ‘iBanking’ malware

09:00 ET, 23 May 2014   Android users are being targeted by cybercriminals in one of the most sophisticated attacks of its kind to date. The […]
May 22, 2014

This complex PC-Android malware combo can be yours for just $5,000

09:20 ET, 22 May 2014 Researchers at Symantec have discovered that previously known phishing malware for Android has been further developed into a sophisticated weapon that […]
May 21, 2014

Despite source code leak, Android malware fetches top $5,000 price

09:20 ET, 21 May 2014 Despite a leak of its source code, an Android program aimed at compromising online bank accounts is still commanding US$5,000 per […]
May 19, 2014

More than 100 people nabbed in global hacker crackdown

  Computer hacker forums lit up last week as FBI agents and police in 17 countries began knocking on doors, seizing computers and making arrests. On […]
May 19, 2014

Android accounts for whopping 99 percent of mobile malware

09:40 ET, 19 May 2014 NINETY-NINE PERCENT of mobile threats in the first quarter of 2014 were aimed at Android devices according to the latest figures […]
May 16, 2014

Mobile Malware Hits Two Million as Threats Mature

09:20 ET, 16 May 2014 The volume of mobile malware and high-risk apps soared to over two million in the first quarter of 2014, a decade […]
May 15, 2014

Android apps can be exploited to launch attacks

09:35 ET, 15 May 2014 Security researchers from TrendLabs have found vulnerabilities in some Android apps, which lead to attacks or leave user data at risk. […]
May 14, 2014

Droid malware cloak outwits Google Bouncer and friends

08:55 ET, 14 May 2014 Google’s Bouncer Android defence tool is one of a dozen malware detection platforms that can be flawlessly skirted by malware employing […]
May 13, 2014

Study: Android Targeted by 99% of New Mobile Malware

09:50 ET, 13 May 2014 Yet another study has found that malware is most prevalent among Android devices. F-Secure’s latest quarter study found that 99 percent […]
May 12, 2014

New Android worm could be on the way

09:46 ET, 12 May 2014 It’s hard to keep up with all the security threats to mobile devices these days, which is why a little advance […]