Tag: malware

Lookout offers Stagefright Detector for Android devices

While Google still hasn’t officially released the crucial security patch (aside from the one for Nexus devices) that would protect Android devices from the...

Samsung to implement new security update process with partners

In light of the Android Stagefright security vulnerability that has frightened users everywhere, as well as Google’s slow response in issuing a security patch...

Protect Android devices from Stagefright by disabling MMS auto-fetch

Android users had a rude awakening earlier this week when news of the Stagefright vulnerability spread like wildfire across online news outlets. And unlike...

Developer for malware app settles out of court with FTC, New Jersey

You really have to be careful nowadays with apps that are promising various rewards and bonuses (and if they don't come from reliable developers)....

Your phone may be exposed to ‘Android Installer Hijacking’

In an open ecosystem like Android OS, bugs and malware will continue to exist, as long as there is precious personal data to mine...

Xiaomi proves that tested ‘Mi 4’ was fake, Bluebox agrees

Bluebox Labs, a research outfit that tests security on mobile devices, recently put out some information pertaining to a specific Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphone...

Xiaomi Mi 4 hit with ‘questionable security’ accusation again

Bluebox, a software security company that tests mobile devices for security and malware threat, got their hands on a Xiaomi Mi 4 for testing....

Turning off your smartphone won’t save you from this spyware

There might come a time when we get so frustrated or so scared of malware threats that we just give up and turn off...
Malware Android security

Malware infected about 16 million mobile devices last year

Not that we don't know this one yet but millions of mobile devices have been infected by malware last year. According Alcatel-Lucent, a French...

Some malware masquerading as legit apps on Google Play Store

Anti-virus giant Avast sounded off an alarm for mobile Android users, saying that for the past months, some malware and adware have been masquerading...

Adguard protects Android smartphones from ads,phishing

There was a time when the only thing you would need to protect from viruses and malicious websites are your desktop computers or your...

Trend Micro retracts exaggerated Play Store malware claim

We are most likely used to how companies tend to bend the truth a bit to sell their products, but sometimes things can get...

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