Cisco's 2014 Annual Security Report says 99% of mobile malware targets Android devices. The other 1% is spread over all other mobile systems including Blackberry and Apple iOS. Download the report here: http://www.cisco.com/web/offers/lp/2014-annual-security-report/index.html … [Read more...] about iOS over Android for Security . . .
Malware targeting mobile devices increased 163 percent in 2012, and the Android operating system was targeted by nearly 95 percent of mobile malware discovered in 2012. Source: http://www.darkreading.com/mobile-security/167901113/security/vulnerabilities/240152977/mobile-malwareup-163-percent-in-2012-study-says.html … [Read more...] about Mobile malware up 163 percent in 2012
Millions of Android users have been tricked into downloading a new Trojan masquerading a slew or legitimate apps directly from Google Play, warns Lookout researcher Marc Rogers.The newly discovered malware family has been dubbed BadNews, and it's capable of harvesting and sending information about the device to its C&C server, send out fake news messages, and prompt users … [Read more...] about New Android Trojan Downloaded From Google Play By Millions
Bitdefender has launched Antivirus Free for Android, which offers smartphone owners a free, fast and powerful antivirus solution that taps the latest in-the-cloud scanning technology and prevents battery strain. "We've seen an uncontrolled explosion in Android malware in the last year, so we’ve created a solution to counter that trend," said Bitdefender Chief Security … [Read more...] about Antivirus Free for Android
WSBRadio, 2 Jan 2013: Security experts are warning of more cyber attacks to come in the new year. If you've got an Android device, you might be at most risk. The security firm Life Lock identified more than 35,000 malicious Android programs last year. That is six time the amount of programs they found in 2011. Experts say this could be the big year as more people by … [Read more...] about Cyber attacks to rise in 2013