Here's what you should know about some of the nastiest mobile malware around – from malicious software that takes phones and data hostage to RATs that allow hackers to control devices remotely
Beyond the vulnerability in the Android kernel, the monthly round of security patches plugs another 38 security loopholes
That’s for apps from third-party marketplaces; another 790,000 policy-breaking apps were stopped from reaching Google Play
Google keeps pushing in its mission for broader encryption adoption
The virtual keyboard app ai.type, which has racked up 40 million downloads, has been found to sign up users to premium services without their consent
An extra layer of security never hurt anybody, and now you can turn your phone into a physical security key
It’s prudent to get a security solution for your device, but a test by AV-Comparatives shows why you need to choose judiciously
Google’s policy change reduces security, privacy and safety for 75% of users of ESET’s Android anti‑theft service
The unfortunate implications of a well-intentioned change to Google Play Developer policies – and the negative impact it has on ESET’s Android app customers
ESET researchers discovered a new Android Trojan using a novel Accessibility-abusing technique that targets the official PayPal app, and is capable of bypassing PayPal’s two-factor authentication
How much higher are the odds that your device will be exposed to malware if you download apps from outside Google Play or if you use one of Android’s older versions? Google has the numbers
After Epic Games shunned Google Play, debates about threats faced by Android users have taken on a whole new tenor. Joining us to add his voice to the mix is ESET Malware Researcher Lukáš Štefanko
Stop us if you’ve heard this before: avoid installing apps from outside Google Play. But what if you’re itching to battle it out in Fortnite?
Researchers find that a great portion of popular children’s apps may run afoul of US privacy legislation by improperly collecting data – albeit often probably unintentionally. A response from Google to the unflattering findings wasn’t long in coming.
The infection mechanism works well – which is crucial for determining how big of a deal a piece of malware is.
DoubleLocker can change the device’s PIN, preventing victims from accessing their devices, and also encrypts the data it finds in them - a combination that has not been seen previously in the Android ecosystem.
Android malware is an increasing problem ... but worry not – n this infographic, we highlight some of the key things you should be aware of.
Android users are exposed to a new malicious app imitating Adobe Flash Player and serving as an entrance gate for potentially any kind of dangerous malware
ESET researchers have discovered fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous trojan downloaders. The Google Play security team has since removed them.
ESET has discovered eight fake applications on Google Play, which were promising to boost the number of followers on users’ social network profiles. Our security software is detecting these as Android/Fasurke.
Researchers in Israel have come across a new way of exploiting the Stagefright vulnerability that was uncovered last year, and which affects the library that Android uses to analyze multimedia files.