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

French Android Users Hit again by SMS Trojan

August 21, 2012By Nathan Collier

Earlier this year, the SMS Trojan Foncy was discovered targeting French-speaking Android Users. Now, we’ve come across a new Trojan targeting them using a similar SMS scam.  The app pretends to be an…read more

Some Clarification…

August 9, 2012By Nathan Collier

Recently Webroot posted a blog about an app called “London Olympics Widget” which was found in a third party market that may need further clarification.  This app is what we consider a Potentially…read more

FakeAV for Android! There you are!

June 15, 2012By Nathan Collier

By Nathan Collier Every super hero has an arch nemesis. For a lot of Threat Researchers, including myself, Rogue Security Products, or better known as FakeAV, is theirs. Back in the day when…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

“You Want To Pay For What!?”

May 3, 2012By Nathan Collier

by Nathan Collier Recently we found new apps in alternative Chinese markets that we are considering a Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA).  We are calling these apps Android.PUA.SMS.QuickPay.  Lets look at a sample of…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

Report: 3,325% increase in malware targeting the Android OS

February 17, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Which is the most targeted mobile operating system? According to the recently released 2011 Mobile Threats Report from our partners at Juniper Networks, that’s the Android OS. Key summary points from the report:

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

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