Tag: malware

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,...

ESET researchers discover new aggressive ransomware for Android

When it rains, it truly pours. The Android operating system has seen attack after attack on its security and privacy these past couple of...

Adblock Browser helps keep your phone safe from malware, ads

Viruses, malware, unwanted ads aren’t just for desktops and laptops anymore. Our smartphones and tablets are as much as a victim, especially now that...

Adult-themed ransomware on Android sighted

We all know that a new kind of ransomware is spreading these days. It's posing as a video player app and uses Global XMPP...

New ransomware discovered, uses Global XMPP chat to contact server

Malware like Ransomware is a serious problem but instead of victimizing desktops and laptops, mobile devices are now the latest victims. It's not really...

Qualcomm adds Snapdragon Smart Protect anti-malware to your device

Qualcomm has announced that its upcoming next gen Snapdragon 820 chipset will include another layer of malware protection for devices in the Snapdragon Smart...

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