Tag: malware

Android malware spreads through infected websites

It's interesting to watch the security landscape unfold on a new platform like Android, in a macabre sort of way. On the one hand...

ESET Mobile Security for Android leaves beta, available in Play Store

The extremely popular security and anti-virus company ESET, widely known for their NOD32 PC security suite is finally available for Android. It has been...

Concept app steals keyboard taps via phone sensors

Hey, security researchers. We appreciate what you do. But the world of malware is worrisome enough without yo giving the bad guys even more...

Fake Instagram sends texts to premium numbers and steals data

Heads up, hipsters: if you got Instagram anywhere but the Google Play Store, you might want to get rid of it right now. Reports...

Spyware found in Japanese Google Play Store

Ho boy. It seems that at Android enthusiast can't get his head down before yet another malware story slides across his writing desk. This...

Fake Angry Birds Space app is a trojan in disguise

Angry Birds Space is a lot of fun. No, really, it justifies the hype - if you haven't tried it yet, download the free...

Security concept app steals Android info with no permissions

Android security nuts, get your tin foil hats ready. A security researcher at Leviathan Security Group has posted a proof of concept application that can steal...

Malware apps spread through Facebook to bypass Bouncer

After some pretty poor publicity surrounding the security of the Android Market, Google introduced the Bouncer scanning system for a more effective means of...

Google’s “Bouncer” may not protect us from all Android malware

We're not going to lie, when Google introduced its "Bouncer" solution to the malware problem evident in the Android Market - it was comforting...

Google Introduces “Bouncer” for Android Market, keeps us safe and malware free

In the recent months the amount of malware in the Android Market has continued to climb, or the reports have at least. When something...

Symantec backs off of Android malware claims after researchers cry foul

Last week Symantec made a splash by declaring that somewhere between 1 and 5 million Android users were infected with the Android.Counterclank software, classifying it...

Lookout Mobile claims Android.Counterclank is adware, not malware

Last week Symantec made headlines, claiming that somewhere between 1 million and 5 million Android users had been infected with a particular kind of...