An iOS game available for download from Apple's App Store contains an embedded Trojan horse, Macworld reports.
A new malware family dubbed BadNews has been identified in 32 Android applications with combined download totals between 2 million and 9 million, Lookout Mobile Security reports. Google has already removed all the apps in question and suspended the associated Google Play developer accounts, Lookout adds.
Malware attacks on devices running Google's open-source Android mobile operating system more than doubled in 2012, security solutions firm NQ Mobile reports.
Malware targeting Google's open-source Android operating system was responsible for 79 percent of all mobile threats identified in 2012, up from 66 percent the previous year, reports digital security firm F-Secure.
Beginning Monday, thousands of computer users may not be able to access the Internet because they may be infected with the DNSChanger trojan, a malicious software program that redirects infected computers to bogus websites.
Google is denying claims that a botnet has infected smartphones running its Android mobile operating system, prompting the security researchers who first reported the problem to admit they may have erred.
Despite repeated warnings, it's possible that as many as 277,000 or more computers worldwide are still vulnerable to the DNSChanger trojan, a malicious software program that redirects infected computers to bogus websites. At 12:01 EDT July 9, infected computers will be unable to access Internet sites.
ZTE has confirmed that its Android-powered Score smartphone is vulnerable to a backdoor security hole enabling anyone with the device's hardwired password to access its root directory, allowing
Mobile malware and spyware are exploding, according to networking manufacturer Juniper Networks in a new report, its Trusted Mobility Index. Android malware alone increased 155 percent from 2010 to
Last month, Rovio Mobile's Angry Birds Space smashed previous app sales records by amassing more than 50 million downloads in 35 days . Soon after the game's launch, Rovio warned users ...