NowSecure was one of the companies that caught my attention at this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco.
A flaw (CVE-2014-7952) in Android's backup/restore mechanism can be exploited by knowledgeable developers to "respawn" malicious apps on phones, and make them gain top-level access and potentially dangerous permissions that they didn't have before.
ESET researchers have discovered a new, ingenious, yet very simple Facebook phishing scheme: playable Android games that, before they are started, ask users to enter their Facebook credentials.
Downloading apps from Google Play is a safer proposition than doing it from third party markets, but despite Google using an automated app scanning service ("Bouncer") to spot malicious apps, it still does not guarantee that you won't download one.
G DATA security experts discovered 440,267 new Android malware strains in the first quarter of 2015, which means that a new mobile malware strain for Android was discovered every 18 seconds.
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