Tag: malware

Charger ransomware will steal your data, lock your phone, infected app in Google Play

Security outfit Check Point revealed that Google Play was hosting an app – or probably a number of them – that was infected by...

Your Meitu filter app may just have sent your phone’s info to China, without...

You may or may not have heard of Meitu before this week – that’s a given. But in the last couple of days, usage...

Google hunts down Android malware even when ‘Verify apps’ is disabled

Android has had the “Verify Apps” feature in its settings for a while now – the feature is used to block malware from being...

Gooligan malware roots your phone, steals your Google account details

Security research outfit Check Point has revealed a malware campaign that targets users of lower versions of Android like Jelly Bean and Lollipop. This...

Trend Micro says DressCode malware potentially dangerous for enterprises

We talked about the DressCode malware before. It’s malware that takes advantage of an Android device by creating botnets and generating illegal income for...

CallJam malware now in Google Play, racks up cash for hackers thru premium calls

Google has a difficult job trying to make sure all the apps within the Google Play Store – which is the primary repository and...

DressCode malware discovered in Google Play Store apps

The research team at Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention has discovered a new malware they named “DressCode”, and it is embedded in 40 apps...

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...

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