trojan Archive

  • The Android world just got some bad news again. But this time, HTC seems to be in hot water as a vulnerability was uncovered on their Android phones running HTC Sense such as the HTC EVO 3D, EVO 4Gand ThunderBolt. According to different security researchers, a security flaw has been […]

    HTC Sense vunerability discovered on HTC EVO 3D, EVO 4G and ThunderBolt

    The Android world just got some bad news again. But this time, HTC seems to be in hot water as a vulnerability was uncovered on their Android phones running HTC Sense such as the HTC EVO 3D, EVO 4Gand ThunderBolt. According to different security researchers, a security flaw has been […]

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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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  • A new variant of the DroidKungFu malware discovered earlier this year has been discovered by the same researcher at the North Carolina State University. GingerMaster as they call it, uses the latest exploits in Android 2.3 Gingerbread to infect Android devices. The malware is not being detected by most anti-virus […]

    GingerMaster malware exploiting Android 2.3 Gingerbread flaw to infect devices

    A new variant of the DroidKungFu malware discovered earlier this year has been discovered by the same researcher at the North Carolina State University. GingerMaster as they call it, uses the latest exploits in Android 2.3 Gingerbread to infect Android devices. The malware is not being detected by most anti-virus […]

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  • My biggest concern with Android phones is that there isn’t a week without the discovery of a new Android malware. The latest malware discovered by the Trend Micro team is one that makes itself passes as the Google+ app. Thought not very viral, the malware known as ANDROIDOS_NICKISPY.C tries to […]

    Malware disguised as Google+ app

    My biggest concern with Android phones is that there isn’t a week without the discovery of a new Android malware. The latest malware discovered by the Trend Micro team is one that makes itself passes as the Google+ app. Thought not very viral, the malware known as ANDROIDOS_NICKISPY.C tries to […]

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  • Symantec is expanding it’s services to the Android mobile world with Norton Mobile Security Lite. The free app joins other anti-virus apps such as Lookout mobile and AVG with services like data scanning, app scanning and update checking. The Norton Mobile Security app will also ensure that the user’s browsing […]

    Norton Mobile Security Lite available for Android users

    Symantec is expanding it’s services to the Android mobile world with Norton Mobile Security Lite. The free app joins other anti-virus apps such as Lookout mobile and AVG with services like data scanning, app scanning and update checking. The Norton Mobile Security app will also ensure that the user’s browsing […]

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  • CA researchers have discovered one of the most advanced Android malware – a call recording malware. In the past, malwares were generally keeping track of users incoming/ outgoing calls and SMS usage but no malware ever went as far as recording phone calls. Venkateskan wrote on CA’s official blog: This […]

    Android most advanced malware yet, phone recording malware

    CA researchers have discovered one of the most advanced Android malware – a call recording malware. In the past, malwares were generally keeping track of users incoming/ outgoing calls and SMS usage but no malware ever went as far as recording phone calls. Venkateskan wrote on CA’s official blog: This […]

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  • One thing that bugs me the most with Android is that it is continuously under malware attacks. After the DroidDream malwares, now comes Zitmo. Zitmo is not a new malware, in fact its been known under different names such as Android.Trojan.SmsSpy.B, Trojan-Spy.AndroidOS.Smser.a and Andr/SMSRep-B. The malware is distributed by ZeuS […]

    Latest Android malware targeting your bank account

    One thing that bugs me the most with Android is that it is continuously under malware attacks. After the DroidDream malwares, now comes Zitmo. Zitmo is not a new malware, in fact its been known under different names such as Android.Trojan.SmsSpy.B, Trojan-Spy.AndroidOS.Smser.a and Andr/SMSRep-B. The malware is distributed by ZeuS […]

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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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  • After last weeks DroidKungFu removal, Google removed from the Android Market spyware program Plankton. The Plankton spyware was discovered by the same University professor who first discovered the DroidKungFu malware. Professor XuXian Jiang from the North Carolina State University reported the malware to Google who suspended the applications the same […]

    Plankton malware infected Angry Birds cheat apps

    After last weeks DroidKungFu removal, Google removed from the Android Market spyware program Plankton. The Plankton spyware was discovered by the same University professor who first discovered the DroidKungFu malware. Professor XuXian Jiang from the North Carolina State University reported the malware to Google who suspended the applications the same […]

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