Android malware News
September 01, 2017
News roundup: More than half of enterprises are in compliance with PCI DSS, according to a Verizon report. Plus, Turla is on the attack again with a new campaign, and more.
July 31, 2017
IT experts have confidence in the security of iOS devices, but there are vulnerabilities to watch out for. Users often avoid passcodes, for instance.
May 11, 2017
Google implemented clickjacking attack mitigations in Android but left a potential avenue for malicious actors that won't be fixed until Android O is released.
March 14, 2017
Security researchers found Android ransomware and malware pre-installed on popular devices, putting users at risk for information theft, tracking and more.
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Google's second Android Security Report revealed changes and upgrades made to the OS. Expert Michael Cobb covers the important takeaways for enterprises. Continue Reading
The Android Trojan Triada has the ability to replace a device's system functions with its own. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to mitigate the effects of this serious threat. Continue Reading
An Android Trojan called SlemBunk is impersonating banking applications in order to collect user credentials. Expert Nick Lewis explains the security measures to stop this malware. Continue Reading
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The Mazar malware can wipe an entire Android device once it has been installed. Expert Nick Lewis explains how this malware works, and how attacks can be prevented. Continue Reading
Google is closing the gap on Apple when it comes to mobile OS security, but Android is still more vulnerable to malware and corporate data loss than iOS. Continue Reading
A new study has found that most vulnerabilities in Android smartphones from Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and Google were put there by manufacturers. Continue Reading
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A flaw in the default keyboard found on many Samsung Galaxy Android devices may leave as many as 600 million devices at risk for a man-in-the-middle attack. Continue Reading
Google is fighting a constant battle against Android malware and vulnerabilities, and Adrian Ludwig, Google's lead for Android security, talks to SearchSecurity about how protections are getting better. Continue Reading
The iBanking malware has evolved to target Android devices. Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis offers pointers on how to detect this malware on Android as well as prevent the threat. Continue Reading
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Pegasus malware used to only target iOS devices, but a variant called Chrysaor now goes after Android devices, too. Expert Michael Cobb explains what users need to know about it. Continue Reading
A HummingBad malware variant, HummingWhale, was discovered being spread through 20 apps on the Google Play Store. Expert Nick Lewis explains the malware's new features. Continue Reading
Android apps infected with Gooligan malware enable attackers to compromise the security of Google accounts. Expert Nick Lewis explains how users can protect themselves. Continue Reading