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Android now scans apps for malware after installation

Google's Verify Apps malware protection for Android is rolling out an update that will constantly monitor apps for suspicious behaviour.

By Apr. 13, 2014

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Malware masquerading as Bad Piggies found on Google Play

Security researchers discover an Android app called "Bad Pigs" that is nearly identical to Bad Piggies that asked users for permission to change settings and access personal information.

By Jun. 13, 2013

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Flappy Birds clones attract mobile malware at rapid rate

Copycats of popular apps are the current place of choice for cybercriminals to deposit malware capable of extracting data, sending text messages, and tracking users' geo-locations.

By Jun. 24, 2014

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Traces of malware activity detected in App Store game

A suspicious iframe link has been detected in an App Store program. Here's why you shouldn't worry.

By May. 3, 2013

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US disrupts $100M GameOver Zeus malware cybercrime ring

Suspected Russian hacker is accused of creating botnet that infected as many as 1 million computers worldwide in order to steal more than $100 million.

By Jun. 2, 2014

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May. 19, 2014

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BlackBerry taps Trend Micro to scan apps for malware

The two companies are teaming up to enhance the malware scans already done on new and current apps in the BlackBerry World store.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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Malware authors target Android phones

Researchers report the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store continues to grow. Your best defense is a security app, a cautious approach to downloads, and a close eye on your bank and credit card statements.

By May. 13, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining malware reportedly found on Google Play

Fake wallpaper apps turned phones into bots for the power- and computationally intensive process of producing crypto-currency, a mobile security firm warns.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Don't fall for hot bots as Tinder invaded by malware

You may have the hots for a bot if you've swiped right on a malware-peddling profile in dating app Tinder.

By Apr. 3, 2014