A new Android flaw potentially affecting up to 80% of users could leave handsets vulnerable to rogue apps - leapfrogging the defenses used to ensure malicious developers are kept out.
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When ESET researchers analyzed the first Android ransomware controlled via Tor, it showed how quickly Android malware is evolving to match its PC cousins. Thankfully, sensible use of your device should help keep you safe.
Last weekend saw the (somewhat anticipated) discovery of an interesting mobile trojan – the first spotting of a file-encrypting ransomware for Android by our detection engineers.
Music streaming service Spotify has urged its Android users to upgrade to a new version of the app after “unauthorized access to our systems and internal company data” - but only one, unnamed person fell victim.
Fake Facebook app attack can lead to your Android being spied upon, and your bank account being hacked
Hackers are using a notorious banking Trojan horse to display a bogus message from Facebook, in an aggressive attempt to infect Android smartphones.
Armed with an impressive-looking shield logo, security app Virus Shield shot to the top of the sales charts on Android last week. There was one, tiny, problem: the app was a fake.
Win32/Corkow is banking malware with a focus on corporate banking users. We can confirm that several thousand users, mostly in Russia and Ukraine, were victims of the Trojan in 2013. In this post, we expand on its unique functionality.
All of Android’s top 100 apps have been hacked – and banking apps are now a prime target, report finds
All of the top 100 apps on Google's Play store have been hacked, and hackers now specifically target financial apps, such as those used by banks - with 53% of Android banking apps having been cracked, according to a report by Arxan.
On average, Windows PC users spend five days a year waiting for their machines to load - and the culprit for slow machines isn't always malware. Here are a few tips to restore your grumbling old PC to top speed.
From legitimate companies delivering software with a “side-order” of malware, to PC attacks that persuade you to infect your own phone, here are some of the latest traps laid by cybercriminals - and how to sidestep them.
Android gamers have been warned to be wary of Grand Theft Auto V’s official “partner” app – Grand Theft Auto iFruit – after a slew of fake, malicious apps appeared online in advance of the real version. The app, available now on iPhone, allows gamers to customise cars, and interact with a virtual pet –
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.
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
If the smartphones of ESET bloggers are any indication, scams executed via SMS text, known as smishing or SMS phishing, are on the rise. I don’t do a lot of texting, which makes a smish easy to spot on my phone, but I just read an amazing statistic from a Pew report: Users 18 to
Press play for the first episode as host Aryeh Goretsky is joined by Zuzana Hromcová to discuss native IIS malware
‘Tis the season to avoid getting played by scammers hijacking Twitter accounts and promoting fake offers for PlayStation 5 consoles and other red-hot products
The (probably) penultimate post in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans.