March 12, 2014

Report: Android malware and spyware apps spike in the Google Play Store

10:00 ET, 12 March 2014 Wallpaper Dragon Ball and Finger Hockey were cited as among the most downloaded malicious apps The number of mobile apps infected […]
March 11, 2014

New Android “RAT” infects Google Play apps, turning phones into spyware zombies

9:30 ET, 11 March 2014 An easy to use new “Remote Administration Tool” malware package for Android offers to infect users, steal their photos and text […]
March 10, 2014

Why Nokia’s Android-based Nokia X could be more vulnerable to malware attacks

10:30 ET, 10 March 2014 As we all know by now, Android has a huge malware problem. While that’s not reason enough for most users to […]
March 7, 2014

New crimeware tool Dendroid makes it easier to create Android malware, researchers warn

9:30 ET, 7 March 2014 A new commercial tool designed to allow cybercriminals to easily transform legitimate Android applications into malicious software has hit the underground […]
March 6, 2014

97% of mobile malware in 2013 targeted Android

10:00 ET, 6 March 2014   F-Secure in their regular Threat Report  report revealed that the load of mobile malware targeting Android has increased in 2013, […]
March 5, 2014

Android is the Malware king

10:00 ET, 5 March 2014 Android is paying the price of its popularity with more than 97 percent of all malware being tailored for the Google […]
March 4, 2014

99% of mobile malware attacks Android phones

9:30 ET, 4 March 2014 For all those owning – or thinking of owning – an Android-run smartphone, including the just launched Samsung Galaxy S5, there’s […]
March 3, 2014

Android malware and massive retail breaches

10:30 ET, 3 March 2014 After news broke that Target was hit by a major breach, a number of other retailers began alerting customers about potential […]
February 28, 2014

How a Hacker Intercepted FBI and Secret Service Calls With Google Maps

11:00 ET, 28 February 2014 Earlier this week, Bryan Seely, a network engineer and one-time Marine, played me recordings of two phone calls (embedded below.) The […]
February 28, 2014

Android users warned vs WhatsApp malware

10:30 ET, 28 February 2014 Users of mobile devices running Google’s Android operating system may have to think twice and check their math before downloading and […]
February 27, 2014

Massive 20-fold increase in Trojans targeting mobile banking

9:30 ET, 27 February 2014 Kaspersky Labs is reporting an incredible 20-fold explosion in the theft of financial details from mobile devices. Fully 98 percent of […]
February 26, 2014

Android malware using TOR anonymity network makes a debut

9:30 ET, 26 February 2014 Kaspersky Lab has spotted malware for the Android mobile operating system employing the TOR anonymity network, a development previously only seen […]