malware

Virus Shield buyers getting refund and promotional credit from Google

As we recently learned, not all virus scanning apps are created equal. In this case we're talking about the Virus Shield app, which wasn't...

Lookout reports on Dendroid malware creation tool

Malware on Android, though controversial, isn't exactly a new topic. But seeing a complete development suite that helps others create malware that has managed...

Google Play Services update will have big effect on malware, Android security

An incoming update to Play Services has some big security implications. Currently, Google verifies apps at a few different points, but there is no...

Flappy Bird clones landing with malware threat

Despite being removed from the Play Store, the story of Flappy Bird doesn't seem to be over just yet. Earlier this morning we learned...

Android pointed to as main malware target

According to a new report from Cisco, Android was the target for 99% of all mobile malware last year. Unsurprisingly, Android users also have...

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile released to secure your Android devices

Security is not something one can afford to take for granted so easily anymore, especially considering how much our lives and identities have become...

Google estimates only 0.001% of installed apps try to evade Android runtime defenses

The threat of malware, and the fear and anxiety caused by it, has been a real issue even before smartphones became in vogue. And...

Feds call out Android as a “primary target for malware attacks”

The world's largest and most used mobile operating system is Android, as we all know, and some new documents that were recently revealed shows...

Android’s easy one-click Google authentication a security risk

How much are we willing to sacrifice or to risk for the sake of convenience? If we're not careful, we could very well be...

Bluebox Security app scans for Master Key vulnerability

Bluebox Security began talking about the Master Key exploit recently and it seems to be a popular topic amongst Android users. The original reports...

Android Master Key exploit “could affect” 900 million devices

Bluebox Security has recently gone public with an exploit that is said to be able to affect up to 900 million Android phones....

Android Defender Platinum app will hold your phone ransom

A new Android malware app has recently been discovered. This latest is called Android Defender Platinum and while it sounds like a bad deal,...

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