Yearly Archives: 2011

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

December 12, 2011By Blog Staff

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

For your eyes only (please)

December 1, 2011By Blog Staff

By the Webroot Threat Team Have you ever had the queasy experience of sending a message to someone that you’d rather not have anyone else see, and then hoping that it won’t get…read more

Reflections on mobile security

November 21, 2011By Blog Staff

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 Blog Staff

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

Top 7 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2012

November 17, 2011By Blog Staff

By Mel Morris From Stuxnet to Sony, a number of cyberattacks emerged in 2011 that experts have predicted for quite some time. I predict 2012 will be even more pivotal, thrusting cybersecurity into…read more

In space, no one can hear you hack

November 14, 2011By Blog Staff

By the Webroot Threat Team Two of NASA’s satellites were hacked during 2007 and 2008, according to a draft report to be officially released later this month. According to the United States–China Economic…read more

Will you take Facebook’s candy?

November 9, 2011By Blog Staff

By the Webroot Threat Team It’s a creepy treat, with a serious underlying message. The latest viral website uses a horror movie format to show you just how much the average Facebook application…read more

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

November 4, 2011By Blog Staff

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