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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A week in security (November 19 – 25)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:21:37 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from November 19–25, including a business email compromise attack, deep dive into DNA testing kits, and more troubles for Tesla.

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Sophos descubre 25 apps dedicadas al criptojacking en Google Play

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:21:55 +0000

El desplome de los precios de las criptomonedas de los últimos meses no ha sido un freno para los ciberdelincuentes. Los creadores de malware siguen siendo optimistas sobre la idea de aprovechar los dispositivos móviles con el objetivo de minar divisas virtuales. Así lo ha podido comprobar Sophos en una investigación realizada junto con la [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/WnYXRtyTCUE” 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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Cryptojacking apps return to Google Play Market

Credit to Author: Pankaj Kohli| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:01:30 +0000

At least 25 Android apps on the official Google Play store contain code that mines cryptocurrencies in the background.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/F8aH5rlcN50″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Fortnite’s Google Play rebuff sparks security concerns for Android users

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We take a look at what’s going with gaming juggernaut Fortnite’s decision to snub the Google Play store, why allowing installs from unknown sources on Android is a bad idea, and what the future might bring if such a setup ever catches on.

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Mobile Menace Monday: FakeGift is the gift that keeps on frustrating

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 20:29:05 +0000

Last spring, we found yet another piece of riskware on Google Play we call Android/PUP.Riskware.FakeGift. FakeGift does exactly what its name implies: gives its users fake gifts that can be redeemed for…absolutely nothing.

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Cryptominers su Google Play: come Sophos protegge i clienti

Credit to Author: Tiziana Carboni| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:23:39 +0000

I SophosLabs hanno scoperto una nuova, preoccupante dimensione della tendenza degli aggressori che si rivolgono agli utenti di dispositivi mobili Android per il mining di criptovalute.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/n5ZxHNf_L3U” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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