A Trojanized Android version of the Sberbank online banking mobile application is being distributed via third-party online stores and file-sharing sites, warns Russian AV maker Dr.
A group of researchers from Nanjing University, China, have demonstrated that Android users' movements can be tracked by simply analyzing the data provided by the devices' accelerometers and orientation sensors.
Thousands of Android users are at risk of having their mobile devices and private contents locked by a particularly ruthless ransomware that demands $500 to restore access.
Since August 2014, Minecraft lovers who like to play the popular game on their Android phones have been targeted with apps that are purportedly cheats for the game, but are ultimately aimed at tricking them into believing their device has been infected.
If you sell or gift your old Android phone to someone, is it enough to do a factory reset to wipe all your sensitive data? And if your Android gets stolen, how sure are you that your anti-theft solution will do a good job wiping it and/or locking the device? Consumers generally have no insight in how well these features work.
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