Virus

Hummingbad malware affects 85 million devices, infects 10 million

We've heard of Hummingbad but didn't really put a spotlight on the issue. We thought it was just another malware that would easily go...

Android malware ‘Godless’ uses several exploit tools to root devices

There really is no point to malware but to annoy people. However, such can help and inform the mobile industry how vulnerable a device...

New virus family discovered, more trojan than just adware

After the Ghost Push and Kemoge virus families were exposed by CMSecurity and FireEye Labs last month,  another adware is disturbing the Android force. The said...

CM Security discovers virus family hackers use to generate millions of dollars

Fact: Viruses and malware abound. Android as a platform is a common target of these genius hackers particularly those living in China. We're not...

FireEye discovers Kemoge, yet another Android malware

Aside from StageFright which was recently followed up by StageFright 2.0, there's another threat to Android security. If you ever come across Kemoge, that's...
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...

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...

HTC, Heartbleed, and you: security patch incoming

Heartbleed, the newest hack affecting just about everything and everyone, recently got the Android once-over from security firm Lookout. Their research found that of...

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,...

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...

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