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Android malware risks completely overblown

Google’s Android Security chief Adrian Ludwig reported data showing that less than an estimated 0.001% of app installations on Android are able to evade the system’s multi-layered defenses and cause

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Lookout: 18 million infected Android devices by end of 2013

There will be a total of 18 million malware infected Android devices from the start of 2012 through the end of 2013,according to estimates from the security experts at Lookout.

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Lookout releases State of Mobile Security 2012 report

Lookout Mobile Security has released its latest State of Mobile Security report which looks at the various threats that face mobile users.  Not only do we learn what the threats

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Kaspersky Labs: Android malware attacks triple over previous quarter

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but Android devices are under a barrage of attacks and things are only going to get worse.  Kaspersky Labs advises that number of malware attacks

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Symantec discovers botnet targeted at Chinese users

Symantec, widely known for their Norton antivirus software, has just released a blog post that caught our attention, and it might even worry you as well. Apparently, Symantec has discovered

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Symantec: Android.Counterclank has infected 1-5 million Android users

Take a look at your recently installed games and apps on your Android device.  If you’re among the potentially millions of Android users who downloaded one of the following apps

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Lookout: $1 million stolen from Android users in 2011

Lookout Mobile Security has gazed into their crystal ball and has come up with some predictions for 2012 as it pertains to mobile users.  What is going to happen to

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22 apps kicked from Android Market over premium SMS toll fraud

Lookout Mobile Security has identified a new series of Android apps with yet another type of malware, this time in form of premium SMS toll fraud.  Called RuFraud, these applications

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BitDefender bows Mobile Security app for Android

Bitdefender, one of the bigger players in the internet security game, has released a new mobile security application for Android. Called Bitdefender Mobile Security, it’s the result of more than

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McAfee: Malware on Android jumps 37 percent over previous quarter

McAfee has issued a new report today which paints Android as the primary target for new mobile malware. With growth of 37 percent quarter over quarter, nearly every bit of

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Lookout identifies new malware threat, LeNA

Lookout has identified a new Android malware threat which actually ends up as somewhat of an evolution of an older Trojan.  This new threat shares common traits with the Legacy

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Lookout: Mobile Threats on Rise, Finds First Attack Focused on U.S. Users

Mobile Mobile Security released their latest Threat Report today, pulling together data from 700,000 applications across 10 million devices from around the world. Their findings indicate that malware attacks and

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Lookout Announces Mobile Threat Network, V CAST Integration

Lookout Mobile Security has announced a new platform today designed to help automate the process in which mobile threats are detected.  It’s called the Mobile Threat Network and it is

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Lookout Mobile Security Identifies a Third Iteration of DroidDream Light (Malware Threat)

If there’s one thing you can say about the guys behind the DroidDream Lite malware attacks it’s that they are persistent.  Lookout Mobile Security has identified a third round of