Mobile threats are becoming more complex, and more difficult to deal with as more and more devices become connected, a former vice-president of security trade body ISACA has warned.
Android has become a “primary” target for malware, and nearly half its users are open to attacks due to running old versions of the OS, according to an internal bulletin reportedly from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI.
The waterproof metal-fabric pocket ensures users cannot be tracked or contacted – offering a level of privacy that DIY alternatives such as cocktail shakers cannot match.
Beat the heat, find somewhere cool to compute! But first check our tips on how to more safely navigate the mall, lobby, library, coffee shop or wherever you go to chill out with your digital devices.
Many people leave phones and tablets “open” to criminals – both the cyber variety, and the ordinary, non-cyber kind. Our tips should help your handset safe.
Spyware is a growing threat on Android phones, according to research by Kindsight Labs, a division of Alcatel-Lucent.
Spotting “bad” apps on Android is not always easy – with cybercriminals finding new tricks every month to fool phone and tablet users into downloading malware.
Up to 900 million devices running Android could be affected by a new vulnerability which would allow cybercriminals “full control” over affected handsets, Bluebox Labs has warned.
Cybercriminals cashed in on an internet rumor to fool 100,000 Android users into downloading a fake BlackBerry Messenger app for Android.
Users of British broadcaster Sky’s Android apps were left worried after hackers defaced the company’s Google Play page, and simultaneously sent out a warning via a company Twitter account that the apps had been “hacked and replaced”.
Wireless carriers Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are putting customers at risk by failing to fix well-known security vulnerabilities on Android phones, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
60,000 Android apps were removed from Google’s Play app store this February. Categories such as personalization (ringtone apps) were targeted heavily, with 12,277 deletions.
Respected security blogger Brian Krebs reports that an “explosion in Android malware” is being fuelled by a growing market for hijacked of rogue developer accounts on Google Play, Google’s official Android app store.
Malware targeting Android devices shows no signs of relenting, despite the enthusiasm of Android fans. We look at key data points and weigh risks to users.
The Android ecosystem has taken the market by storm in the last few years, with hundreds of millions of devices, smartphones and tablets, already in the hands of customers, and more on the way this holiday season. As you will know if you read our recent blog post about malware trends in 2013, malicious code
ESET has announced Endpoint Security for Android, which it says is specifically designed for the contemporary business environment and adds another layer of protection to the family of ESET Endpoint Solutions and features all the benefits made popular by the previous version of ESET Mobile Security Business Edition. The new Android solution also includes Anti-Theft,
If you use an Android phone you may have heard of something called the USSD vulnerability. This allows a nasty piece of malicious software to reset your Android to its factory default settings and permanently delete your data.
On Thursday, September 12, Duo Security, a young-but-respected vendor of two-factor authentication devices, announced the preliminary results of a study of over 20,000 Android devices from a two month old study they performed. Based on the results, they calculated that over half of Android devices on the market have security vulnerabilities that are, as yet,
News of SMS (text) phishing scams are nothing new to readers of this blog. ESET researcher Cameron Camp recently wrote an article explaining how they work and how to avoid them here on ESET’s Threat Blog: SMSmishing (SMS Text Phishing) – how to spot and avoid scams, And just before Valentine’s Day, my colleague Stephen