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GingerMaster Android malware exploits root access

08/19/2011, Heads up Android users, it appears that yet another Android malware has been spotted and this one is apparently has the ability to gain root access on your device through a known exploit.

Pro PETA Android malware surfaces

08/17/2011, A new Android malware has emerged and unlike other Android malware (like the recent one that disguised itself as a Google+ app), this one actually has good intentions behind it, although we think that the malware’s creator could have gone about it in a...

Android malware disguised as Google+ app

08/16/2011, One of the favorite methods to trick folks into installing a particular piece of malware is to disguise it as software – especially when it is software that developers know is “hot” in the market – case in point, this piece of...

WordPress malware poisons images on Google Image search

08/09/2011, If you own a blog, whether it be for personal or professional use, chances are you are probably running in on WordPress, a popular platform for both personal and professional blogs/websites. It appears that there is a new form of malware for the platform...

Malicious Code Hidden in SmartPhone Apps

08/02/2011, Lookout, a mobile security company, has issued a report that illustrates the rise of applications infected by malware (programs built with a malicious intent) on mobile platforms. I was particularly interested by how “pirates”  can sneak...

Android malware DroidDream Light spotted over the weekend

07/12/2011, Android users, it appears that over the weekend, more Android malware has made its way to the Android Market. Given the frequency of malware popping up for Android, we really shouldn’t be surprised. The infected apps have already been taken off the...

Skype Vishing: a new form of phishing on the rise

07/01/2011, AVG has just issued new warning to all Skype users, informing them about the recent rise in Vishing attacks. In case you were wondering what “Vishing” was (don’t worry, I was too before I read the warning), it is a new form of attack that’s been...

New Android malware GGTracker discovered

06/21/2011, It sure looks like the need for an anti-virus/malware app for Android phones is ever increasing. Lookout Mobile Security has just posted on their blog a new type of Android malware they’ve discovered recently. Dubbed GGTracker, this malicious app...

MyPageKeeper keeps Facebook safe from malware and spam

06/21/2011, We all know that Facebook is already a bad idea if you plan to keep your life away from the prying eyes of people, both strangers and friends. With a network of over 500 million active users – there is a high chance of your account being hit by spam or...

More malware removed by Google

06/13/2011, It seems that the malware battle is just starting with no sight of it ending anytime soon, where Google is working to hard to remove more malware-infected applications from its Android Market. June 5th saw Google remove another 10 apps from the market not...

Google Android malware alarm bells go a-ringing

06/06/2011, The Android operating system for tablets as well as smartphones might be an open platform, and along with it comes its own set of pros and cons – where the latter would include malware. Just under a week saw Google remove more than a couple of dozen...

DroidDream Light malware gives the Android Market boot

06/02/2011, The advent of computers have also opened up a door to the world of viruses and malware, and the disturbing trend has also spread over to smartphones with a bunch of malware-encumbered applications making their way to the Android Market earlier this year....

Mac Defender evolves again

06/01/2011, When the Mac Defender malware first arrived on the block, it caused quite an uproar. When Apple announced that they would be fixing it, a new variation of it popped up, called Mac Guard and could install itself without users having to input their...