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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 40

French Police Arrest Android Malware Developers

February 28, 2012 |

The Foncy Trojan is thought to have earned the pair approximately $150,000.

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Android Malware Being Distributed via Facebook

February 27, 2012 |

A friend request is used to lure victims to a Web page that automatically downloads the malware.

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More Than 10 Million Android Devices Infected with Malware

February 27, 2012 |

Approximately 10.8 million Android devices were infected in 2011, according to NQ Mobile.

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AppSense Releases Free Dropbox Encryption App for iOS

February 27, 2012 |

Virtualization software maker targets the bring-your-own-device crowd with free data security apps for the popular cloud storage service.

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New iOS 5 Security Flaw Found

February 22, 2012 |

The vulnerability can provide an attacker with access to an iPhone's contacts, recent calls, voicemails, text messages and more.

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37 Malicious Apps Removed from Android Market

February 22, 2012 |

The applications were designed to send user data to remote servers upon activation.

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McAfee: Mobile Malware Up, Spam Down

February 22, 2012 |

400 new strains of Android malware appeared in the fourth quarter of 2011 alone.

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Massive Surge in Android Malware

February 16, 2012 |

In the last seven months of 2011, malware targeting the Android platform jumped 3,325 percent.

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Google Wallet Hack Raises Concerns Over Mobile Payment Security

February 13, 2012 |

Following the disclosure of security vulnerabilities with Google Wallet on Android, Google disables prepaid cards and advises users to enable screen locks.

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After Security Breach, Google Wallet Stops Accepting Prepaid Cards

February 13, 2012 |

The action was taken after it was found that users' funds could easily be accessed.

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Google Wallet Hacked

February 10, 2012 |

The hack doesn't require any extra software or root access.

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Researchers Uncover Largest-Ever Android Botnet

February 10, 2012 |

The botnet contains more than 100,000 compromised devices.

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Serious Security Flaw Found in Google Wallet

February 09, 2012 |

The PIN can be cracked in seconds, providing access to credit card numbers and the transaction history.

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Chinese Researchers Publish Android Zero Day Flaws

February 09, 2012 |

Several of the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to access personal data on an Android device.

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Privacy Flaw Found in Path for iOS

February 08, 2012 |

The app uploads a user's entire address book without requesting permission to do so.

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Motorola Acknowledges Xoom Tablet Privacy Lapse

February 07, 2012 |

More than 100 refurbished Xoom tablets were sold without wiping the previous user's data.

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Google Adds Malware Scan for Android Apps

February 03, 2012 |

The new service, called Bouncer, scans apps for malware, spyware and Trojans.

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HTC Patches Wi-Fi Security Flaw in Android Phones

February 02, 2012 |

The vulnerability could allow an attacker to view all Wi-Fi user names, passwords and SSID information stored on a device.

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Symantec Warns of Massive Android Malware Campaign

January 27, 2012 |

The malware was found in 13 different apps on the Android Market.

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McAfee Updates Mobile Security App

January 27, 2012 |

Version 2.0 adds control over app permissions, as well as call and text messaging filters.

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