Android security tips and Windows AutoRun protection

February 5, 2013By Armando Orozco

by Armando Orozco Recently, two applications designed with malicious intent were discovered within the Google Play application store.  The apps were built with a façade of being utility cleaners designed to help optimize…read more

Beware of Fake Adobe Flash Apps

August 23, 2012By Armando Orozco

By Joe McManus Last week Adobe announced that they would no longer be supporting Flash for Android. Adobe will be removing Flash from the Android Marketplace and users should be wary of fake…read more

Seen Ad Pop-up’s in Your Mobile Browser Lately?

June 13, 2012By Armando Orozco

by Armando Orozco Today, one of our Webroot SecureAnywhere for Android users reported seeing ad redirections while browsing on his Android device. As we began investigating, we noticed that there were a lot…read more

Rogue APKs continue to find new homes

March 22, 2012By Armando Orozco

by Armando Orozco We’ve been tracking rogue premium-sms Android apps for sometime now. Here’s an interesting site we came across offering a download of the Google Music application, but this one comes with…read more

“Android Malware” – Thre@t Reply(video)

December 12, 2011By Armando Orozco

Are Android phones susceptible to Trojans and other viruses just like computer? How can you make sure your phone doesn’t become infected and if it does, what can you do? Webroot mobile threat research analyst, Armando Orozco answers this…read more

Reflections on mobile security

November 21, 2011By Armando Orozco

By Armando Orozco Be wary the next time you enter your passcode into your iPhone on the bus – someone could be shoulder surfing. In fact, a team of researchers from the University…read more

‘Tis the season for mobile malware

November 18, 2011By Armando Orozco

By Armando Orozco You’ve heard of the “perfect storm”? Well, there may be one brewing in Android-land. We just wrapped up a study that revealed holiday shopping is about to go mobile—in a…read more

I don’t think it means what you think it means…

November 4, 2011By Armando Orozco

Websites Hosting Android Trojans   By Armando Orozco and  Nathan Collier Rogue Android apps are making their way into alternative markets. Yes, we’ve seen some malicious apps trickle through and they can be…read more

HTC acknowledges security flaw, plans update to fix

October 5, 2011By Armando Orozco

A couple of days ago researchers for Android Police wrote about a security vulnerability in several HTC phones. The vulnerability lies with logging tools installed by HTC. These logging tools collect personal data…read more

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