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VirusTotal app hits Android, checks your apps against over 40 antivirus sources

Mobile security is becoming more and more important every day. With the number of fake apps, viruses, malware, and general information stealing apps there are in the wild, we users

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Mutating Trojans could pose a threat to Android users

  From social networks to banks accounts, smartphones carry our most private and delicate information. For this very reason, security is one of the hottest topics in the Android ecosystem,

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NQ Mobile Announces Mobile Security V6.0 for Android

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

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[PSA] Lookout Identifies New Android Trojan, GGTracker – Mimics Android Market

Lookout, the #1 security app for Android, has identified a new Trojan, this time affecting Android users in the U.S. This new threat called “GGTracker” misleads users via in-app advertisements

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Symantec Reports On Fake Google Security Patch

Symantec is reporting today that they have found some suspicious code in a repackaged version of an app that Google recently pushed called the “Android Market Security Tool”.  It seems

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Security Alert! Geinimi, new Android Trojan has been found

Lookout’s blog has announced that there has been a new Trojan found that affects Android handsets.  It seems that it started out by being placed inside what looked like legitimate

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Analysis of the Android Trojan

Jon Oberheide, the security expert who managed to get his hands on the first trojan for Android, has published an analysis of the code that gives us a better idea

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Android’s First SMS Trojan is in the Wild

Kaspersky Lab has announced that they have identified Android’s first  Trojan-SMS malware, which they’ve named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a. Disguised as a simple media player, it has already infected an unknown number of mobile devices.

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Backdoor Found in HTC EVO & Sprint Hero, Exploited to Gain Root Access

The development team calling themselves unrevoked discovered an executable binary called skyagent in the HTC EVO and the Sprint Hero. A second executable binary called hstools was also found in