Cheetah Mobile Threat Research Labs analyzed trends in mobile viruses for Q1 and Q2 of 2014.
Simplocker, the first Android ransomware that actually encrypts files located on the device, has begun to target English-speaking users, ESET researchers warn.
Open Whisper Systems has released Flock, a private cloud service for securely and privately syncing contacts and calendars between multiple mobile Android devices, and is meant to replaces the sync services provided by Google.
Mobile banking and mobile payment malware – malicious software that can extort money from users by hijacking personal information and spoofing bank sites or apps to trick victims into sharing personal data – rose in the month of June.
A highly versatile piece of Android malware has been unearthed by FireEye researchers.