The topic of malware on Android has taken an interesting turn today. We mentioned the report from F-Secure which was saying that Android accounted for 79 percent of all malware in 2012 and that iOS accounted for only 0.7 percent.
It doesn't matter what smartphone platform you're fond of, no one likes malware. Some operating systems in the mobile market have less malware to contend with in part because the ecosystem is much more closed than Android. It's
The term 'super' generally brings happy thoughts. But in the case of one Android developer going by the name of "apkdeveloper" -- the term suggests something not so good. Maybe say, super shady. On that note, without getting any
Some strange news has appeared this weekend from the folks at XDA Developers that have been digging around in some of Samsung's Exynos kernels. It looks like a pretty big exploit has been found in the kernel for many of Samsung's
Touching back on the subject of malware on Android and it looks like we have some predictions coming from the folks at Lookout. Of course, the obvious here, Lookout does offer a Security and Antivirus app for Android devices.
Putting aside the argument of whether or not a malware scanner is needed on an Android device, lets talk about the scanner that is available on devices running Jelly Bean. Or more specifically, for those running 4.2. The key
Last week we reported the latest numbers for Android installs, and in a surprise to no one, Gingerbread is by far the most used version of Android, with over 50-percent of devices carrying it. Because of this, it is also the
Malicious apps on Android may not be as big a problem as some would have you believe, but they are still a threat. That's especially true when you're sideloading apps onto your handset, as Google Play's built in security features
This morning the folks from Verizon announced an all new mobile security app that is being powered by the popular McAfee Anti-Virus company and Asurion. Conveniently they named it Verizon Mobile Security, and it's available right
Ah, sweet, sweet justice. Instead of the slap on the wrist and a ban from the Google Play Store as usual, the developer of fake versions of several popular Android games like Angry Birds and Cut the Rope will get a more lasting