NQ Mobile Announces Mobile Security V6.0 for Android

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NQ Mobile is one of the fastest growing mobile security providers for our Android devices. This global company announced today at CES2012 that version 6.0 is now available for download.  This update offers Android users several new features to protect their privacy and financial information, as ...

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Avast Free Mobile Security is here!

Avast, a popular PC security service, has just announced an Android app, and it’s packed full of features. Android users can now take advantage of a host of services, like: Virus Protection- real time protection for your Android device Privacy Advisor- warns you of potential privacy risks ...

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Lookout: $1 million stolen from Android users in 2011

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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 Android users in the new year?  What are the things that we’ll need to keep our eyes on and protect ourselves against?  Are ...

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22 apps kicked from Android Market over premium SMS toll fraud

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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 often disguised themselves as horoscope apps, wallpaper apps for Twilight, and/or free versions of popular ...

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BitDefender bows Mobile Security app for Android

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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 120,000 beta testers and uses the company’s cloud-based technology to help users on the ...

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Lookout weighs in on Carrier IQ: “Not malicious but alarming”

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One of Lookout’s principal engineers, Tim Wyatt, took to the company’s blog to weigh in on the situation surround Carrier IQ and the logging of keystrokes.  According to Wyatt, Lookout has not found Carrier IQ to be malicious in its practice although he did recognize that it does capture ...

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McAfee offers tips to prevent against bad applications

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McAfee has put together a short list of tips and practices for smartphone users to help combat against malware and other threats. In an GI Joe-like “knowing is half the battle” way of thinking, simply understanding that issues can arise is a big first step. While some of these sound ...

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Lookout Mobile Security announces global expansion

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Lookout Mobile Security today announced that they’ve expanded their reach, moving into multiple new markets. Folks living in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom will soon have access to the same level mobile protection that we’ve come to love here in the United States. This ...

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Lookout Mobile Security now available for Android tablets

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Mobile security leader, Lookout Mobile, has been “looking out” for over 12 million smartphone users over the past two years and they are now proud to announce the same great protection for tablet users. Both the free and premium versions are now available to tablet users and offer ...

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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 variant known as DroidKungFu however this time it was not limited to Chinese alternative app markets or forums. ...

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Mcafee Outlines Plans to Bring Mobile Devices Into Security Infrastructure (Apps N Scraps)

McAfee today shared its vision for securing mobile devices in corporate environments. The three-pronged approach for protecting mobile devices, mobile data, and mobile applications, is designed to help businesses and consumers manage their devices securely, as the threat environment quickly evolves.

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Norton Releases Free Norton Mobile Security Lite

Norton has released a new, security app for Android handsets today with a number of anti-theft and anti-malware features needed to stay protected.  Called Norton Mobile Security Lite, it’s a free and stripped down version of Norton’s more robust full suite.  Features include the ...

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Bitdefender Mobile Security Update Adds Live Tracking, Other Features

It must be mobile security day at AndroidGuys as this becomes the third article on the subject already.  An updated Bitdefender Mobile Security has arrived in the Android Market this week, adding a pair of oft-requested features.  In addition to a sizable list of options and details, consumers ...

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Sprint Adds Pair of McAfee Mobile Security Apps to Sprint Zone

Sprint and McAfee have teamed up to bring an added level of mobile security to a number of the carrier’s Android smart phones.  Available today, Sprint Android users can head to the Sprint Zone to quickly and easily download a pair of McAfee applications designed to secure and protect ...

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GadgetTrak Busts Would-be Android Thieves

A couple of upstart thieves in Oregon, thinking they would walk away with some new Android phones, found out just how powerful location-based apps truly are.  Unfortunately for these clowns, they learned the hard way.  An Oregon Sprint store recently had a handful of Android phones stolen from ...

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