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Malware found prowling within every app of alternative Android store
Malware researcher at ESET, Lukáš Štefanko says this is the first time he has ever seen an entire Android market infected like that.
How CopyCat netted $1.5m ad revenue from 14 million infected Android devices
The malware, called CopyCat, originally infected users in Southeast Asia but has since spread to Oceania, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
10 Reasons you can’t ignore the Android revolution
No matter your workplace, you need a rugged device that won’t fail in the face of drops, spills, extreme temperatures, or dust and dirt.
Three advanced robots making sci-fi technology a reality
Super robots are real and they aren’t the stumbling messes you expect.
Apple takes shots at Google in new ad campaign - smartphone showdown
The copy states that "life is easier on iPhone," and they didn’t waste the opportunity to poke fun at Google’s poor track record of security.
Microsoft embraces Android and iOS in new Windows update
These updates mark their most significant success in embracing both Android and iOS.
Google committed to keeping ransomware away from Android
Google says that since 2015, fewer than 0.00001% of apps on the Google Play store and less than .01% of apps elsewhere were ransomware.
Unit 42 researchers suspect Ewind adware Trojan is 100% Russian
The Android Ewind family has just become a little bigger, after Unit 42 researchers discovered multiple new samples of the family.
Google’s hacking contest ‘Project Zero’ was a flop: What went wrong?
Not a single person claimed Google’s Project Zero prizes, even after six months of being open to participants.
Here are the top trends in Android ransomware right now
Android devices are used to store increasing amounts of valuable data, making Android ransomware ever more worthwhile for attackers.
Listen up: Android.Lockdroid.E ransomware makes victims speak out loud
Android users are being targeted in a new type of ransomware attack that uses speech recognition as the unlock code method.
Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet
The new Android banking malware ESET recently discovered on Google Play was spotted in the wild again, targeting more banks.
Dangerous Android Trojan masquerades as Flash Player update
A new Android Trojan has been lurking under a fake app that tries to mimic a Flash Player update, ESET discovered this week.
Could Android instant apps be significant for the enterprise?
It's still very early days for Android Instant Apps, with no solid information existing at present as to when a wider release may happen.
Wavelink signs on new Australian distie
“Aniluin has a great reputation in the market and has delivered successful deployments for the Android-based Cipherlab product range."
Nokia makes official comeback with Android smartphone in China
“Our ambition is to deliver a premium product, which meets consumer needs at every price point, in every market."
Android ransomware spreads further, with new methods in its toolbox
Ransomware seems to have maintained its attractiveness amongst cybercriminals.
Game review: Jack N' Jill 3D - a great little time waster
This game is a fun little time waster for those moments when you’re looking for something light, but with a little bit of a challenge.
Check Point: Asia hardest hit in 'Gooligan' Android malware attacks
Check Point has uncovered Android malware that is infecting more than 13,000 devices every single day. Here's what you need to know.
There's great news for Android, but not so good for Apple
The relentless march of Android continues, and it isn't good news for Apple. There is no Steve Jobs to ride in and turn things around this time.
8 years of Android: malware, malicious apps, and how to stay safe
Android now controls over 85% of the smartphone market and is by far the biggest player in the tablet market as well.
Emergency location tracking can be life or death, so why is NZ taking so long?
With the accuracy of GPS, combined with the amount of data about users, using emergency location tracking for medical purposes seems obvious. Right?
Trend Micro tackles ransomware threat with new software
"As technology and cybercrime continue to evolve, so do the security threats that come with it."
Android 6's security features prove no match for Gugi banking trojan
Android 6's security features are proving no match for the Gugi banking trojan, which has been able to slip past the platform's blocking mechanisms.