Archives - Android


Total Defense Mobile Security Scores A+, Ranked as Top Performer by AV-Comparatives

In the Android anti-virus test by AV-Comparatives.com dedicated to efficacy in protecting against the top 1,000 most common Android malware threats of 2016, Total Defense has been recognized as identifying 100% of the Android malware threats. Total Defense Mobile Security protects your mobile devices while you bank, shop, and connect on social networks. A smart […]

What can you do to protect yourself from these viruses and others?

Beware: First ransomware for Android has been discovered!

The first ransomware running on Android devices that encrypts files has been discovered – in contrast to earlier discoveries of heretic software also on the Android platform, which prevents access to files but does not encrypt them. During the last several year, the infamous CryptLocker, which runs on Windows Operating System, has been a prolific […]

July 2013: 10% of home users and 0.5% of mobile users are infected

As per the second quarter of 2013, 10% of home users that use wide network broadband and more than 0.5% of mobile devices connected to cellular networks are found infected with malware that allow hackers to break into the devices for industrial espionage or personal information theft, large scale of spam attacks, creating a denial […]

The ‘Holy Grail’ of hackers: SIM card security breach is threatening hundreds of millions users

A significant security breach in SIM cards was revealed, allowing attackers to take control over users’ phone and do whatever they please, without the user noticing. Up until now, security breaches were discovered in certain operating systems such as Android, iOS or Windows Phone. Now , it turns out that there are security holes that […]

Android Master Key Breach

Android security breaches have become a kind of “commonplace”, the openness of the operating system and security updates that arrive too late to a variety of devices from different manufacturers open the door to hackers, and malware is rapidly created. But this time, it seems that a much more serious breach is found – The […]

PlainSploit: Control the Plane

If the danger of using electronic devices on flights is not enough, what would you say about bringing down an aircraft using a simple Android? The horror scenario, where any terrorist with Android could kill hundreds of people, not because of Android, God forbid, but because of a serious loopholes in the commercial flights security […]