Earlier this month Lookout revealed the existence of three adware families - Shuanet, ShiftyBug and Shedun - that secretly root Android devices and are extremely difficult to remove.
Yan Zhu, a Technology Fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has unearthed a flaw in the Gmail Android app that can lead to very effective phishing attacks.
If you want to buy a cheap Android-powered tablet, and you're searching for it on Amazon, the best thing you can do is carefully read all the negative reviews you can find.
European law enforcement agencies recently targeted users of the DroidJack mobile phone RAT, and likely made other would-be users refrain from buying and using that particular piece of malware.
Lookout researchers have discovered some 20,000 apps that secretly root users' phone and install themselves as system applications, which makes them able to access information on the device they usually wouldn't have access to, and makes them nearly possible to remove.
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