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QuadRooter Android malware reminds us to stay with Google Play

In an open ecosystem like Android, there will always be the danger of malware – no one knows that more than us. Last weekend...

Infected Pokemon GO APK has Droidjack malware, it’s super effective

Pokemon GO is not even on global launch yet, and it’s already causing quite a stir in the world. Where the game is available,...

Android Security Bulletin for July comes in two patch levels, fixes 89 severe vulnerabilities

The Android Security Bulletin – also known as your monthly android security patch – arrives as regular as clockwork. This is because as flexible...

Hummingbad malware affects 85 million devices, infects 10 million

We've heard of Hummingbad but didn't really put a spotlight on the issue. We thought it was just another malware that would easily go...

Android malware ‘Godless’ uses several exploit tools to root devices

There really is no point to malware but to annoy people. However, such can help and inform the mobile industry how vulnerable a device...

Stagefright attack ‘thinks’ before it infects your phone

Most people will think they won’t really know what how scary a Stagefright infection of their phone is, and that’s because it does take...

‘Accessibility Clickjacking’ malware puts more than half of Android devices at risk

Malware just got a new face in Android devices, and it’s called “accessibility clickjacking”. This was brought to light by Mobile security outfit Skycure,...

Xiaomi to start locking bootloaders, users will wait 21 days for unlock approvals

Citing security risks and the possibility of other malicious groups infecting Xiaomi devices with malware, the Chinese gadget manufacturer has decided that it will...

New virus family discovered, more trojan than just adware

After the Ghost Push and Kemoge virus families were exposed by CMSecurity and FireEye Labs last month,  another adware is disturbing the Android force. The said...

CM Security discovers virus family hackers use to generate millions of dollars

Fact: Viruses and malware abound. Android as a platform is a common target of these genius hackers particularly those living in China. We're not...

FireEye discovers Kemoge, yet another Android malware

Aside from StageFright which was recently followed up by StageFright 2.0, there's another threat to Android security. If you ever come across Kemoge, that's...

Mobile malware found in Braintest app on Google Play Store

Another week, another new malware deleted. And this time, it brings with it another level of “sophistication” according to Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention,...

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