Tag: Virus

Kaspersky CamScanner Malware

Malware on CamScanner spotted, app removed from Play Store

Most people in the Android community can't easily spot a malware but thank heavens for research firms that tell us what is out there....
Trend Micro Adware Mobile Photography Apps

Trend Micro discovers photography, gaming apps that are adware

When Trend Micro reports something new. We listen. The last one we featured here was back in February when some beauty camera apps were...
Monokle

Mobile surveillanceware discovered, said to be from Russian devs

The point of security firms is to work as "lookout" for whatever things that are detrimental to a system or platform. There is a...

Agent Smith malware keeps on harming millions of Android devices

Check Point Researchers know where to look and what to do. The team has recently discovered a vulnerability among Android phones mainly of those...

BeiTaAd Plugin adware hides well within apps

We have all kinds of malware, adware, spyware, and all other types of viruses. There are no good kinds. Sadly, we don't think there...
Trojan Paypal malware

Accessibility Trojan malware steals PayPal money

We love Greek mythology so we find the Trojan War story interesting. We like the Trojan horse but not the Trojan virus. Unfortunately, the...

Android bearing malware: why you should be careful which phones you buy

Avast usually sends out a report when its researchers and devs see something that will be really bad for your device or network. Avast...

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...