Security Archive

  • One of the biggest problem the Android world has been facing since its introduction is the constant threat of malwares. In order to protect it’s mobile users, Orange Network is planning to install Lookout’s Mobile Security application on select Android tablet and smartphones starting from 2013. The Lookout software will […]

    Orange and Lookout team up to protect Android users.

    One of the biggest problem the Android world has been facing since its introduction is the constant threat of malwares. In order to protect it’s mobile users, Orange Network is planning to install Lookout’s Mobile Security application on select Android tablet and smartphones starting from 2013. The Lookout software will […]

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  • Optus Australia is offering a business solution for Android devices. The mobile security suite which is a rebranded F-Secure product will offer small and medium companies data protection for Android smartphones. The Optus Security suite will be called Optus OfficeApps Mobile Security and will be available for $5 per month […]

    Optus mobile security app for business

    Optus Australia is offering a business solution for Android devices. The mobile security suite which is a rebranded F-Secure product will offer small and medium companies data protection for Android smartphones. The Optus Security suite will be called Optus OfficeApps Mobile Security and will be available for $5 per month […]

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  • It seems like there can’t be a week without Android malware popping around. Plankton, DroidKungFu, Droiddream, every week there is a new malware announced. This weeks malware, GGTracker, is a pretty malicious one, found by the people at Lookout, the same people Sprint just teamed up with to protect the […]

    Trojan malware GGTracker sending Premium SMS from your account

    It seems like there can’t be a week without Android malware popping around. Plankton, DroidKungFu, Droiddream, every week there is a new malware announced. This weeks malware, GGTracker, is a pretty malicious one, found by the people at Lookout, the same people Sprint just teamed up with to protect the […]

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  • Sprint and Lookout have teamed up to give Sprint’s customer the protection they need for their Android device. With the omnipresence of viruses and malware on the web and Wi-Fi networks, it is important to have a good anti-virus on the phone. Fared Adib Sprint senior vice president-Product says: Sprint […]

    Lookout and Sprint team up to protect your Android handset

    Sprint and Lookout have teamed up to give Sprint’s customer the protection they need for their Android device. With the omnipresence of viruses and malware on the web and Wi-Fi networks, it is important to have a good anti-virus on the phone. Fared Adib Sprint senior vice president-Product says: Sprint […]

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  • Researcher at the North Carolina State University have identified a new malware that is apparently undetectable by most mobile anti-virus software. The malware dubbed DroidKungfu has currently been found on two apps distributed in Chinese Android app stores. Nothing has been found on the Android Market but that’s because they […]

    Malware back on Android just one week after Google clean up

    Researcher at the North Carolina State University have identified a new malware that is apparently undetectable by most mobile anti-virus software. The malware dubbed DroidKungfu has currently been found on two apps distributed in Chinese Android app stores. Nothing has been found on the Android Market but that’s because they […]

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  • Here’s another reason why you should not only download apps from trusted sites, but join trusted Wi-Fi and always browse with your browser setting to secure mode. A new app is making its way and can cause some serious damage to your social life. The app called FaceNiff is an […]

    FaceNiff app hacks your Facebook and Twitter accounts

    Here’s another reason why you should not only download apps from trusted sites, but join trusted Wi-Fi and always browse with your browser setting to secure mode. A new app is making its way and can cause some serious damage to your social life. The app called FaceNiff is an […]

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  • Google is releasing a patch to fix a security breach that affects 99% of Android devices. The breach comes from accessing unsecured Wi-Fi networks, over which unwanted third party could access users personal data stored in calendar, contacts and even from Picasa’s pictures. Basically, the ClientLogin authentication protocol on Android […]

    Android breach affects 99% of Android devices

    Google is releasing a patch to fix a security breach that affects 99% of Android devices. The breach comes from accessing unsecured Wi-Fi networks, over which unwanted third party could access users personal data stored in calendar, contacts and even from Picasa’s pictures. Basically, the ClientLogin authentication protocol on Android […]

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  • AegisLab discovered a new malware that would send SMS to three premium SMS phone numbers in China. The malware would then subscribe victims to some premium paid service numbers without the knowledge of the handset owner. Users would then get charged for this unknown subscription. So far this malware only […]

    Google remove SMS malware from Android Market

    AegisLab discovered a new malware that would send SMS to three premium SMS phone numbers in China. The malware would then subscribe victims to some premium paid service numbers without the knowledge of the handset owner. Users would then get charged for this unknown subscription. So far this malware only […]

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  • Keeping it safe. Thanks to AVG, you can now protect your Android tablet and or phone with AVG Mobilation for Android Smartphones and Tablets. The Anti-virus maker is now protecting your Android based tablet and smartphone. New innovation, it is now cloud-based, meaning that the Anti-virus will always be up […]

    AVG Mobilation – free Android Anti-virus for tablets and smartphones

    Keeping it safe. Thanks to AVG, you can now protect your Android tablet and or phone with AVG Mobilation for Android Smartphones and Tablets. The Anti-virus maker is now protecting your Android based tablet and smartphone. New innovation, it is now cloud-based, meaning that the Anti-virus will always be up […]

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  • The Whisper System team led by security researcher Moxie Marlinspike have released the beta version of WhisperMonitor. This monitoring tool provides “a software firewall capable of dynamic egress filtering and real-time connection monitoring, giving you control over where your data is going and what your apps are doing”, claims Whisper […]

    Want to travel unnoticed? WhisperMonitor is here

    The Whisper System team led by security researcher Moxie Marlinspike have released the beta version of WhisperMonitor. This monitoring tool provides “a software firewall capable of dynamic egress filtering and real-time connection monitoring, giving you control over where your data is going and what your apps are doing”, claims Whisper […]

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