Tag: malware

Lookout reports new malware sneaking into Google Play Store

When it comes to banking and financial information, you can never be too careful when it comes to protecting your details, especially when doing...

Simplelocker.A holds your SD card hostage using encryption

A new malware, specifically a ransomware, is in town and this time it does have a bit of teeth. This Simplelocker.A doesn't exactly lock...

BitDefender Mobile Security adds App Locking feature

BitDefender, a brand easily associated with anti-virus and security software, has updated their Mobile Security Android app with an important new feature. With the...

Koler.A ransomware blackmails you for bad judgment

Proving again that mobile security is also only as good as your own vigilance, a new type of Android malware has been unearthed....

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...