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Reports: Google yanks infected Android apps

Company pulls 21 mobile apps from its Android Market and people's Android devices after finding they were infected with malware called DroidDream, according to enthusiast sites.

By March 2, 2011


More malware targeting Android

Google pulls Trojanized Android apps, and researchers warn of malware in alternative Android markets in China and of an Android version of the Zitmo banking Trojan.

By July 11, 2011


Malicious apps removed from Android Market

Mobile security firm Lookout reports that about two dozen apps were found to contain malware. Google has not yet commented.

By May 31, 2011


Expert: Android Market should scan for malware

Google is forced to remove more than 50 apps this week, prompting one security expert to suggest using antivirus scanning in the Android Market.

By March 4, 2011


Android users twice as likely to see malware than six months ago

Apps infected with malware grew five-fold since January, Lookout mobile threat report finds.

By August 2, 2011


'Trojanized' version of Google Android security tool found in China

Someone has modified a version of software Google released to clean up infected Android phones and released it on an unregulated marketplace in China, Symantec says.

By March 10, 2011


Google confirms it pulled malicious Android apps

Internet giant says it removed several rogue apps from the Android Market and will remove them from affected users' devices.

By March 6, 2011


Googler: Android antivirus software is scareware from 'charlatans'

Modern mobile devices don't suffer the same vulnerabilities as PCs, and those selling antivirus software for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry OS shouldn't be trusted.

By November 18, 2011


Android leads the way in mobile malware

Android tops the charts in mobile malware, largely due to the failure of Google's Android Market to properly review apps before they hit the marketplace, says a new report from Juniper Networks.

By November 16, 2011


Android Trojan records your phone conversations

The malware is launched after a user tries to place a call. The conversation is stored in the .amr file format, research at CA say.

By August 2, 2011