Tag: malware

Fortnite Android installer

Fortnite Android installer can let hackers add malware

Is Fortnite failing? No, we're not making a final judgment yet but Epic Games has been experiencing a number of issues since its launch....

PSA: Andy OS Android emulator will install a bitcoin miner on your PC

There are a lot of uses for Android emulators on a PC system. Some people who work on a PC most of the time...

Amazon Fire TV now has a malware: be careful what you sideload

Malware is forever evolving. We hate to say this but we don't think we can ever find a world where there is no malware....

PSA: Don’t believe those clickbait videos, Fortnite is not on Android yet

So we have to accept that Fortnite may be one of the biggest game franchises on the planet these days. What PUBG is to...

Android bearing malware: why you should be careful which phones you buy

Avast usually sends out a report when its researchers and devs see something that will be really bad for your device or network. Avast...

Trend Micro reports HiddenMiner Android malware

We trust Trend Micro to tell us about malware and how to potentially avoid them. The last reminder we heard from them was the...

Malware sneaks into Play Store, carried by QR reader apps

Another day, another piece of malware gets into the Google Play Store and proceeds to be downloaded more than 500,000 times. This malware is...

Android Security 2017: Machine learning helped Google prevent installation of 60.3% of harmful apps

Google made public its Android Security Year in Review report for 2017 today as a part of its continuing effort to educate Android users...

Android users targeted by drive-by cryptomining sites

Yes, you read that correctly – “drive-by” cryptocurrency mining is now an actual thing. This refers to ad and link campaigns on the internet...

PSA: Magisk Manager app on Google Play contains malware

If you’re a user of Magisk for rooting your Android phone, then this might fool you. The creator of Magisk – John Wu –...

Sony Xperia Z5 not getting security patches for Meltdown and Spectre

The new year started with Google presenting more details about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The two were said to be brought about by...

Dark Caracal is a huge Android spying campaign traced back to Beirut

When you think of governments spying on your smartphones, most people will think satellites and operating system backdoors and powerful spying computers. But results...