Seventy-five apps available for download from the official Google Play Store had to remove a malicious advertising library that was secretly an adware called AdDown, which Trend Micro researchers have been tracking for the last two years.
A team of researchers from French company P1 Security has detailed a long list of issues with the 4G VoLTE telephony, a protocol that has become quite popular all over the world in recent years and is currently in use in the US, Asia, and most European countries.
Crooks in China have developed an Android ransomware that uses similar graphics to the WannaCry ransom note in an attempt to scare and trick users into quickly paying the ransom.
Google's security team removed an Android app named "colourblock" from the official Play Store after security researchers from Kaspersky Labs discovered a dangerous trojan hidden inside it.
A malvertising campaign detected on a popular forum is forcibly downloading an Android app on users' devices, which later installs a second app with more intrusive features and which is almost impossible to remove without flashing the user's phone.
Google published yesterday a list of 42 smartphone models from 12 vendors that run up-to-date Android OS versions with the latest security patches applied.
There are 1,000 apps available for download today that despite not containing any malware or featuring glaring vulnerabilities, they communicate and store data on improperly secured backend servers, exposing user data along the way.
Google has removed 41 Android apps from the official Play Store. The apps were infected with a new type of malware named Judy, and experts estimate the malware infected between 8.5 and 36.5 million users.
An eight-month-long investigation by Roman Unuchek, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, has uncovered one of the most complex malware distribution schemes seen to date on the Android malware scene.
Almost all recent OnePlus smartphones are vulnerable to attacks that can downgrade the phone's operating system and expose the device to previously patched security flaws.
A team of researchers from the Tandon School of Engineering at the New York University has created a method of generating fake digital fingerprints capable of unlocking random smartphones.
The SLocker Android ransomware is back with a new wave of infections, after previously wreaking havoc in the summer of 2016.
Hackers have exploited decades-old flaws in the SS7 mobile telephony protocol to hijack phone numbers and SMS messages, in order to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) and steal money from bank accounts.
Mobile applications that open ports on Android smartphones are opening those phones to remote hacking, claims a team of researchers from the University of Michigan.
A new form of Android malware is wreaking havoc on Google Play. The malware, called FalseGuide was found in several Android apps that have been installed by over two million users.
Google has removed a feature of the Android operating system that has been used in the past in ransomware attacks.
A new form of Android malware, named Milkydoor, uses remote port forwarding via Secure Shell (SSH) tunnels to hide malicious traffic and grant attackers access to firewall-protected networks.
An Android app named "System Update" that secretly contained a spyware family named SMSVova, survived on the official Google Play Store for at least three years, since 2014, when it was updated the last time.
The BankBot Android banking trojan is giving Google engineers headaches, as this particular piece of malware has a knack for avoiding Google's security scans and reaching the official Play Store on a regular basis.