Sophisticated Android clickfraud apps pose as iPhone apps and devices

Credit to Author: Chen Yu| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:54 +0000

A collection of Android apps exhibit novel and innovative advertising fraud capabilities<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/aL1P_42frkM” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Fake Android banking apps target victims in India

Credit to Author: Pankaj Kohli| Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 03:30:48 +0000

Deceptive malware may have stolen thousands of Indian subcontinental bank customers’ account data or credit card numbers<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/VjeP8v3qZxE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The price of a cheap mobile phone may include your privacy

Credit to Author: Chen Yu| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:00:28 +0000

Inexpensive mobile phones may be subject to “supply chain compromise,” with Trojaned third party apps. We look at a phone that shipped with factory-installed malware<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/9yo1mhq-MZc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Be aware! Hiddad Malware present on Google Play Store.

Credit to Author: Rupali Parate| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:43:48 +0000

Quick Heal Security Lab has spotted a couple of applications on play store which hide themselves after installation and display full screen ads after specific time interval. This trend is used by most of the developers these days to earn profit by displaying ads. Even if users want to uninstall…

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Android malware that combines a Banking Trojan, Keylogger, and Ransomware in one package

Credit to Author: Gajanan Khond| Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:12:09 +0000

This malware has all basic functionalities of the Android banker along with additional features like call forwarding, sound recording, keylogging and ransomware activities. It has the ability to launch user’s browser with URL received from the C&C server. It repeatedly opens the accessibility setting page until the user switches ON the ‘AccessibilityService’. The…

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Beware of the ‘Free Cycle Distribution Yojana’ WhatsApp message. It’s fake!

Credit to Author: Ganesh Lakariya| Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:24:29 +0000

As India’s Independence Day (15th of August) approaches, messages about free distribution schemes are doing the rounds on WhatsApp. Just recently, Quick Heal Security Labs detected a widespread circulation of one such message claiming that the Indian government will distribute free cycles to students on Independence Day, under the Free…

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Red Alert 2.0: Android Trojan targets security-seekers

Credit to Author: Jagadeesh Chandraiah| Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:26 +0000

A malicious, counterfeit version of a VPN client for mobile devices targets security-minded victims with a RAT.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/CepPz89IThs” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (July 9 – July 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:00:01 +0000

A roundup of the security news from July 9 – July 15, including sextortion, Spectre, cryptomining, mobile malware, ICO scams and more.

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A week in security (June 18 – June 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:29:22 +0000

A roundup of security news from June 18 – 24 that includes the SamSam ransomware, DNS rebinding, a World Cup phishing campaign, and lots and lots of Android malware.

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Independent lab tests again prove the excellence of Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:00:53 +0000

Submitted by Ian Grutze For the fourth year in a row, as shown in AV Comparatives’ Anti-Virus Comparative Android Test 2018 – January 2018, Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android shows it provides 100% protection against malware. In this independent lab test, more than 200 mobile security products were tested by AV Comparatives against some…

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