Fake Plants vs Zombies and other Android games infiltrate Google Play store, make money for fraudsters
SophosLabs process thousands of Android apps daily with many applications approaching the fine line between the completely legitimate and potentially unwanted applications.
Android Armour a premium priced security app was particularly well represented in the incoming stream of samples. Vanja Svajcer investigates why.
Taking your tablet online can make you vulnerable to an assortment of internet dangers, including identity theft and hackers. This is especially true if you’re taking advantage of a public hotspot rather than your home network.
Follow these simple steps to ensure safe and secure browsing no matter where you are.
A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.
It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.
Is this a cheap shot by Microsoft?
Or are they right to highlight the malware problem on Android smartphones?
Do you have photographs on your smartphone that you don't want others to see? If an app publisher tells you that they will keep your secrets safe would you trust them?
Gary Hawkins takes a closer look at Android apps that promise to keep your photos private, and finds some lacking.
Last month, Naked Security uncovered evidence that Google was planning to starting scanning Android apps for malware on users' smartphones.
Google has now shared more information about the technology it plans to introduce to fight malware on mobile devices.
Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.
This isn't just about losing an expensive phone - there's also the threat of losing your data and money.
Learn how to better protect your phone.
Ahhh, losing phones - something i sadly do often. A recent survey has some interesting findings: it reported that men were more likely than women to lose devices, and that Londoners lost devices more often than people living elsewhere in the UK. Any of this surprise you?
French police have arrested a 20-year-old man in Northern France, in connection with an attack that infected thousands of Android smartphones with money-making malware.
A new edition of the Google Play app (Android's equivalent to the iOS App Store) appears to be preparing to add anti-virus functionality to the mobile operating system.