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ESET: fraudulent app on Google Play signs the users on the paid service

Anti-virus company ESET reported the discovery of her new fraudulent schemes on Google Play: app Pingu Cleans signed Up users to premium service using a legitimate payment method in Google Play.

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Over 1,000,000 users have downloaded an Android Trojan from Google Play

Android.MulDrop.924 distributed through Google Play using the application name "Multiple Accounts: 2 Accounts," which had already downloaded more than 1,000,000 users of Android smartphones and tablets. The program allows you to simultaneously use multiple accounts in games and other SOFTWARE installed on the mobile device. However, this seemingly innocuous and even useful the app hides Trojan functionality, which the developer has forgotten to inform potential victims. The company "Doctor Web" gave Google information about the Trojan, however, at the time of publication of this news Android.MulDrop.The 924 was still available for download.

Virus analysts "Doctor Web" found in Google Play another Trojan. This malware added to the virus database as Android.MulDrop.924, without the knowledge of user downloads of the application and offers to install them. In addition, it shows annoying ads.

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Doctor Web: Trojan Android.Xiny learned how to infiltrate the system processes

The Trojans of the family Android.Xiny known in March 2015. Virus writers actively disseminate them through various sites – collections of software for mobile devices and even through the official application directories, such as Google Play and the company "Doctor Web" reported previously.

Virus analysts "Doctor Web" found a new version, Trojans of the family Android.Xiny, which is designed to seamlessly upload and removal of programs. Now these Trojans can infiltrate the process of system application and load the program to exploit various malicious plug-ins.

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[Droider Cast] Kaspersky Lab know how dangerous IoT and mobile payments

Spontaneous edition of the podcast straight from the pavilion of the Mobile World Congress.

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Dangerous virus infects phones using SMS

Another dangerous virus on the device the Android platform was found by the experts one of the companies specializing in cybersecurity, urging users not to click on links in text messages.

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10 apps that lags Android smartphone on AVG

Running the Android operating millions of devices: from budget "dialers", to the most powerful and expensive flagships. To ensure equally smooth and fast operation of applications on such a spread of gadgets is no easy task.

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John McAfee is running for President of the USA

John McAfee, the flamboyant Creator of the first commercial anti-virus McAfee, decided to run for President of the United States.

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Do you need antivirus for Android?

The Internet goes a lot of rumors about the insecurity of Android OS, the Internet can be found a horrifying statistic that every day, thousands of users are infected with some new virus. Against this background, a regular user asks a logical question: do you need antivirus for Android? Let's understand this.

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The virus called Windows Phone the most secure

Eugene also reported that most of attacks and hack attempts made in the case of using a victim of some Mobile Bank - 97%. Or some other times when the password is required.

Eugene Kaspersky within security conference held in Australia said that it believed itself secure mobile OS of the three main - Windows Phone. She is the most "pure" in contrast to Android or iOS. All systems have different vulnerabilities that can be exploited, but Windows Phone is in the most advantageous position.

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ESET: malware in Google Play downloaded up to 2.8 million users

The Company ESET reported the discovery in the app store Google Play more than 30 fake programs that mimic a game of Minecraft or the cheat program to her. As stated, the forgery was downloaded 2.8 million times.

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Features nationalmarine OS: 5 operating systems from Russia

On the crest of a wave of import substitution that had covered the minds of officials, kept the theme of gadgets and software. According to the plan of the Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation, by 2025, the share of foreign software in Russia will be reduced from 95% to 50%. It is planned the creation of a national operating system. The attempt is not the first and not the last.

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Android customers of the savings Bank became victims of scams

Tens of thousands of Russian users of Android smartphones, having tied to their phone numbers to the card of the savings Bank, were the victims of a newly discovered Trojan, which was written off with the account of the Bank's clients money, without their knowledge, of course.

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The experience of using the Chromebook: pros and cons

The materials androidcentral.com

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The famous "filling" and the price tag Login+ from MegaFon

Became known technical characteristics and the price of the new phablet “MegaFon”, which yesterday upomyanul Eldar Murtazin.

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The Russians no longer need to be afraid of viruses

Russian mobile operators VimpelCom, MegaFon and MTS has begun testing an innovative technology that allows you to track suspicious user activity, for example, mass distribution of SMS, thereby identifying the viruses on the devices of its subscribers and in advance to warn them about the infection.

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Scammers sign WhatsApp users on a paid SMS services

The international ESET company engaged in the development of antivirus software, said about the danger to all users of the WhatsApp messenger.

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Samsung and BlackBerry have announced a partnership

At the recent San Francisco event for representatives of business structures, Samsung and BlackBerry announced the collaboration, whose efforts will be focused on improving the security of mobile platforms Android and iOS.

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News digest No. 28. Extremes meet?

About a similar problem different operating systems, demanding applications, storing information about genomes and the LG plans.

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7 most of the known viruses in the history of the Internet

Today, November 11 it has been exactly 30 years since, as a student of the South, University of California, Fred Cohen wrote a program that can infect a computer.

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In the standard Android browser was discovered a serious vulnerability

Recently, in the standard Android browser was discovered a hole through which attackers can access the data entered by the user in a browser window on a device running Android. This vulnerability is inherent in the standard Android browser (the AOSP browser) and its derivatives: browser Samsung, browser in Android 4.3 and earlier versions.

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