Tag: malware

avast! Mobile Security updated with new UI, folder scanning, and more

For those of you worried about malware or viruses on your Android smartphone or tablet, avast! Mobile Security is one of the highest rated...

New Android malware threat looks like an IRS e-mail

Security researchers are warning Android users that there is a new malware attack spreading specifically aimed at Android devices. The Android malware was discovered...

Apple’s Phil Schiller sends warning message to Android users

The topic of malware on Android has taken an interesting turn today. We mentioned the report from F-Secure which was saying that Android accounted...

79% of all mobile malware in 2012 came from Android

It doesn't matter what smartphone platform you're fond of, no one likes malware. Some operating systems in the mobile market have less malware to...

If you are looking for some trouble, download some apps from “apkdeveloper”

The term 'super' generally brings happy thoughts. But in the case of one Android developer going by the name of "apkdeveloper" -- the term...

Samsung Exynos kernel exploit offers easy root and malware possibilities

Some strange news has appeared this weekend from the folks at XDA Developers that have been digging around in some of Samsung's Exynos kernels....

Lookout predicting toll fraud will continue and mobile spam will increase

Touching back on the subject of malware on Android and it looks like we have some predictions coming from the folks at Lookout. Of...

Android 4.2 security system finding only about 15% of the malware

Putting aside the argument of whether or not a malware scanner is needed on an Android device, lets talk about the scanner that is...

Gingerbread is the most targeted mobile OS for malware

Last week we reported the latest numbers for Android installs, and in a surprise to no one, Gingerbread is by far the most used...

Android 4.2 security system cracks down on malware with app scanning

Malicious apps on Android may not be as big a problem as some would have you believe, but they are still a threat. That's...

Verizon and McAfee launch mobile security app for Verizon customers

This morning the folks from Verizon announced an all new mobile security app that is being powered by the popular McAfee Anti-Virus company and...

Fake Angry Birds peddlers fined £50,000

Ah, sweet, sweet justice. Instead of the slap on the wrist and a ban from the Google Play Store as usual, the developer of...