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  • Atypical cloned banking app pops up on Google Play

    25.06.2014

    An unusual instance of a cloned banking app has been spotted on Google Play by Lookout researchers: the app steals only the users' ID, and leaves alone the password.

  • Scan of Google Play apps reveals thousands of secret keys

    19.06.2014

    A team of researchers from Columbia University has downloaded and decompiled over 880,000 applications found on Google Play, and has discovered - among other things - that app developers often embed their secret authentication keys in the apps, which can lead to attackers stealing server resources or user data available through services such as Amazon Web Services or Facebook.

  • Android smartphones pre-installed with malware hit the market

    18.06.2014

    Cheap Android-based smartphones pre-installed with spyware are being distributed to European users, experts from German security vendor G Data are warning.

  • Remove Android ransomware for free

    18.06.2014

    avast! Ransomware Removal is a free app that eliminates Android ransomware and decrypts locked and ransomed files.

  • Java program to reverse Android ransomware damage

    17.06.2014

    University of Sussex student Simon Bell has reverse-engineered the Android Simplocker (Simplelocker) ransomware, and has created a Java program that can be converted into an Android app to decrypt the files encrypted by the malware.




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Behavioral analysis and information security

Posted on 22 September 2014.  |  In this interview, Kevin Watkins, Chief Architect at Appthority, talks about the benefits of using behavioral analysis in information security and how behavioral analysis can influence the evolution of security technologies.


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