Android Malware increasing? Not if you stick with Google

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In 2012 Android was found to account for 79% of all mobile malware, but it seems as though last year it had a dramatic increase to 97%. Both of these figures come from F-Secure. Now those numbers are headline worth numbers and we are sure that most will run with Android being a virus infected […]

Google fixes worrying Android security exploit

Google fixes worrying Android security exploit

The Android platform has long been criticised for its openness that can lead to it being attacked by malware or other threats, and now Google fixes a worrying Android security exploit that has reportedly been around for years and could affect millions of devices. There have been claims that a vulnerability has been found in […]

Mobile Malware grows massively, Android targeted most

Mobile Malware grows massively, Android targeted most

There will be many of us that have some kind of security software installed onto our computers especially if its running Windows, but this is not often the case with our smartphones that are now like mini PCs in our pockets. Now new research has found that Mobile Malware has grown massively with Android being […]

Android obliterate on cards with new vulnerability

Android obliterate on cards with new vulnerability

It appears there is yet another threat to the Android operating system out there, this time bringing the risk of wiping data, including contacts, photos or music or disabling the smartphone due to a security flaw that was found several months ago, but has apparently gone unnoticed since then. According to an article over on […]

Android in firing line for worm attacks

Android in firing line for worm attacks

More of us now have smartphones that we use for such things as banking and reading emails amongst other things. But in doing this we have opened ourselves up to the criminal element out there that see smartphone use as the perfect opportunity to commit crime. The Android platform is currently in the firing line […]

Carrier IQ breach via Android app malware

Carrier IQ breach via Android app malware

The Carrie IQ controversy rears its ugly head again today with news that Carrier IQ software is being search for by a new Android malware that is targeting smartphone users in France and the Android Trojan app is called Android.Qicsomos and is apparently spread via spam or phishing. According to an article over on Gadgets, […]

Android Mobile Security Software via Trend Micro Titanium

Android Mobile Security Software via Trend Micro Titanium

Trend Micro has recently released its new Android mobile security software; this is all about the new launch of Titanium Tablet Security for Android that will protect both tablets and smartphones that uses the Google Android operating system. There are a few main features that stick out the most with the new Mobile Security Personal […]

Android GGTracker Trojan Found In In-app Ads

Android GGTracker Trojan Found In In-app Ads

Apparently there’s a new Android threat on the loose that is known as GGTracker and is a new type of malware that targets Android users through adverts, apparently the Trojan isn’t found in the Android Market like others but rather hits your Android device via in-app ads. According to the guys over on Phandroid, Lookout […]

Android Malware DroidKungFu Turns Handsets Into Bots

Android Malware DroidKungFu Turns Handsets Into Bots

For those that use the Android platform and are still running Android 2.2 Froyo and below there’s a new malware doing the rounds that you should keep your eyes open for and avoid if at all possible. The new Android malware is know as DroudKungFu and can turn your handset into a bot. According to […]