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Kaspersky Warns of Rogue Anti-Virus for Android Devices

December 29, 2011 |

The malicious software is detected by Kaspersky as Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Scavir.

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Reaver Tool Published to Exploit WPS Security Flaw

December 29, 2011 |

The WPS attack tool was released this week by Tactical Network Solutions.

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Researchers Demo New Cyber Attack on GSM Phones

December 29, 2011 |

The researchers say the attack method is already being actively exploited.

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Security Flaw Found in Wi-Fi Protected Setup

December 27, 2011 |

The vulnerability was discovered by researcher Stefan Viehbock, who reported it to US-CERT.

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More Malware Found in Official Android Market

December 23, 2011 |

The malicious apps were disguised as free versions of popular games.

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Avast Intros Free Android Security Solution

December 23, 2011 |

Key features include privacy reports, call and SMS filtering, SIM card change notifications, firewall and application management.

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Lookout Warns of Surge in Android Malware

December 15, 2011 |

The majority of the malicious apps, the company says, can be found on third-party app stores.

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Researcher Warns of SMS Security Flaw in Windows Phone 7.5

December 13, 2011 |

The vulnerability has been tested and confirmed on several Windows Phone devices.

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More Malware Found in Android Market

December 12, 2011 |

Google recently removed 22 malicious apps from the market.

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Study Finds Widespread Security Flaws in Android Apps

December 12, 2011 |

According to Veracode, 40 percent of Android apps contain at least one instance of hard-coded cryptographic keys.

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Symantec Unveils Consulting Services to Address Mobile Threats

December 06, 2011 |

The new services offering is intended to help organizations assess and mitigate the risk associated with deployment and use of mobile devices.

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Carrier IQ Faces Privacy Lawsuits

December 02, 2011 |

The lawsuits claim the company's software violates mobile phone users' privacy.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Hacked

December 01, 2011 |

A group of researchers claims to have jailbroken the device.

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Researchers Discover Significant Android Security Flaw

December 01, 2011 |

The vulnerability can enable attackers to record conversations and monitor location data.

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iOS vs. Android Security: And the Winner Is?

December 01, 2011 |

You might just be surprised (or not).

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Finding Attack Patterns at the Digital Crime Scene

November 30, 2011 |

Using scientific methods, Symantec researchers aim to profile the IT threat landscape.

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Kaspersky Warns of New Android Trojan

November 29, 2011 |

The fake messaging app sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers.

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Twitter Buys Android Security Startup

November 28, 2011 |

Whisper Systems announced the acquisition in a blog post on Monday.

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Nearly All Mobile Malware Targets Android OS

November 22, 2011 |

The amount of malware aimed at Android devices increased by 37 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter of this year.

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Researchers Report Surge in Android Malware

November 16, 2011 |

Juniper Networks says the volume of Android malware has increased by 472 percent since July.

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