A Moscow-based firm has been ordered to refund victims who lost money as a result of Android malware.
For every 1000 dodgy Android apps targeting Russian speakers, we've seen about one app aimed at Japan.
But that doesn't mean if you're in Japan you can let your guard down...
Some Android users have got a nasty scare, as three websites - involved in the distribution of cracked and stolen Android smartphone apps - were shut down by the FBI.
Thousands of Android devices are thought to have been infected by a strain of Chinese malware which sends costly SMS messages to earn cash for its creators.
In a talk at the Black Hat security conference last week, Charlie Miller unveiled his research into NFC vulnerabilities.
A security expert recently made an astonishing claim at a North American security event: one in three Android apps is malware-infected, and almost all devices are compromised.
Sounds like terrible news for Android users - but is it true?
The first malicious app in the iPhone app store!
That's what the headlines said. But is it really the case that "Find and Call" is malware?
There is quite a lot of debate out there about Android devices participating in spamming botnets. Chet Wisniewski tries to clear the air about what we are seeing in SophosLabs.
Criminals have created a botnet of Android phones to send spam messages using Yahoo! mail. The malware problems on Android continue to grow and mimic their Windows cousins.
Six men have been arrested in connection with an app that infected Android smartphones, stole personal information and demanded that a fee was paid.
No-one is in any doubt that Android malware is on the rise - but what is the most commonly encountered malware on the platform?
Find out, and download a free anti-virus for your Android device.
Over 80% of iPhone and iPad users are running iOS 5. That compares to a paltry 7% of Android customers who are up-to-date and running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on their smartphones and tablets.
Michael Argast from Telus joined Chet once again to discuss the week's news. Topics covered include Flame malware, Do Not Track, TACK, Conficker and Sophos Mobile Security for Android.
Security researchers say that they have found multiple ways to bypass Bouncer, Google's automated system for detecting malicious Android apps before they are made available in the Google Play store.
A firm has been fined £50,000 after Trojan versions of popular Android apps secretly sent expensive SMS messages to premium rate numbers.
The beta version of Sophos Mobile Security for Android has been updated to support tablets.
Download a free copy now and tell us what you think!
To help you better safeguard your Android phone and tablet, Sophos just published Sophos Mobile Security for Android in Google Play. Oh, and it's free!
The Android malware threat is growing.
And it's no surprise to see similar social engineering tricks that have worked on other operating systems in the past also being used on the Android platform.