Mobile security experts with Intel Security (McAfee) have discovered a rash of Android apps available through the Google Play Store that were stealing Instagram credentials and uploading the data to a remote server.
Google's automated over-the-air (OTA) update system has plugged a "high-risk" vulnerability that affected the Android bootloader on Nexus smartphones.
Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017, held in Las Vegas, USA, Google together with Samsung will be unveiling the next line of Chromebook laptops that also double as a tablet thanks to its new touchscreen and built-in support for running Android apps.
Google engineers have addressed a serious user privacy bug that affected only versions of the Android operating system installed on the company's latest line of Pixel smartphones.
An Android trojan named Switcher (Trojan.AndroidOS.Switcher) targets Android devices in order to take over local WiFi routers and hijack the web traffic passing through them.
Barnes & Noble has joined the list of Android device vendors who sold smartphones and tablets affected by the Adups backdoor.
The current generation of Android banking trojans are all equipped with ransomware-like features in order to lock the user's device, and in some cases encrypt his data.
The backdoor found in the firmware of various low-end Android smartphones, which was traced back to a Chinese company, was active since July this year, according to mobile security firm Trustlook.
Comodo security researchers have spotted version 2.0 of a deadly Android trojan named Tordow, which first came to light in February this year.
Security researchers have found malware hidden in the firmware of several low-end Android smartphones and tablets, malware which is used to show ads and install unwanted apps on the devices of unsuspecting users.
Malware authors have released a new version of the Android Loki trojan, which can now infect native Android OS libraries after an earlier version had previously gained the capabilities to infect core operating system processes.
Malware coders are advertising a new Android trojan that can be used for phishing banking credentials, intercepting SMS messages, locking devices with a password (ransomware-like behavior), and more.
A group of malware authors has come up with a new method of transcending an infection from the user's computer to his Android smartphone.
Google engineers have found a way to shrink the size of Android app updates once again, revealing that a new technology they've recently started deploying has allowed them to cut down the size of app update packages with 65% on average when compared to the original app APK file.
Crooks are spreading Android malware disguised as a one-time password (OTP) generator app for banking apps that steals the user's banking credentials and then installs the TeamViewer QuickSupport app to allow attackers to take over the victim's phone.
Security researchers have discovered a new Android trojan that uses the DroidPlugin framework to split malicious behavior across multiple plugins, making detection much harder.
Android malware known as Gooligan has compromised and stolen login tokens from over one million Android devices, Check Point researchers announced today.
By infecting a Tesla owner's phone with Android malware, a car thief can hack and then steal a Tesla car, security researchers have revealed this week.
One Android banking trojan has borrowed a trick from its desktop counterparts, and besides stealing login credentials from banking apps, this threat also sabotages mobile antivirus applications and prevents them from launching.