Mobile Malware

Fortinet warns of ransomware targeting mobile devices
Fortinet has advised mobile device users to be on the alert for mobile ransomware, which has seen a steady increase worldwide in recent months.
Trend Micro now out to make mobile gaming safer
To help combat the rapid rise of malicious and high-risk mobile apps, Trend Micro Inc has come together with mobile game developers from around Asia to set up the Safe Gaming Alliance, a move which signifies Trend Micro’s new focus on the mobile gaming industry.
‘Malvertising’ overtakes porn as No 1 mobile threat: Blue Coat
Web ads have outpaced pornography as the No 1 mobile content that leads to malware attacks, according to new research from Blue Coat Systems Inc.
Trojans out for your credit card data and money, warns Kaspersky
67 mobile banking trojans recorded at start of 2013; by year-end, there were 1,321 Local money mules being used, hired under the guise of work-at-home schemes
User-centric solution to protect, secure and manage mobile devices
Sophos has announced Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) 4.0, which it claimed was the first Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) solution to include individual file encryption, integrated antivirus and web filtering.
4 out 5 apps are scanning your location: McAfee
According to McAfee’s Consumer Mobile Security Report, 80% of mobile apps today collect location information about users, 82% know the device ID, and 57% track when people use their phones.
Fake antivirus invading app stores: Kaspersky
Fake antivirus programs are increasingly appearing in mobile app stores, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Free mobile security for consumers from McAfee
McAfee has announced a full-featured version of its award-winning McAfee Mobile Security is now available at no cost in 30 languages, as part of an Intel Corporation initiative to make security a more integrated part of the consumer experience.
Android heading for 100% malware record
Android was the dominant platform of choice for malware developers, representing 96.5% of all mobile malware infections detected by FortiGuard Labs in 2013, according to network security company Fortinet.
Nearly 12mil devices infected, PC malware makes leap to mobile
Security threats to mobile devices continue their rapid rise, with data from Alcatel-Lucent showing that more than 11.6 million devices are infected at any one time.
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