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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 of 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 of one of the companies specializing in cybersecurity, urging users not to follow 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 "calling" to the most powerful and expensive flagships. To ensure equally smooth and fast operation of applications on such the range 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?

In the Internet walks a lot of rumors about the insecurity of Android OS, on the Internet you can find horrifying statistics that every day, thousands of users are infected with some new virus. Against this background, a normal user asks the logical question: do I need antivirus for Android? Let's understand this.

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The virus called Windows Phone the most secure

Eugene also reported that the majority of attacks and attempts to hack is attempted in the case of a victim of some Mobile banking - 97%. Or any other moments when you need a password.

Eugene Kaspersky in the conference on security, held in Australia reported that in his opinion itself secure mobile of the three main OS - Windows Phone. She is the most "pure" in contrast to Android or iOS. All systems have different vulnerabilities that can be exploited by attackers, but Windows Phone so far, in the most advantageous position.

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

ESET reported the discovery in the app store Google Play over 30 fake programs that mimic the game of Minecraft or cheat program to it. As stated, the counterfeits have been 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 descended upon the minds of officials, has 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 decrease from 95% to 50%. It is planned to create a national operating system. The attempt is not the first nor the last.

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Android customers of the savings Bank became victims of scams

Tens of thousands of Russian Android smartphone users who have linked to their phone numbers on the card of Sberbank, were victims of a newly discovered Trojan, which was written off from the account of Bank clients money, without their knowledge, of course.

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The experience of using the Chromebook: pros and cons

Materials androidcentral.com

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

Became known specifications and price of the new tablet MegaFon, which yesterday mentioned Eldar Murtazin.

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The Russians no longer need to be afraid of viruses

The Russian mobile operators VimpelCom, MegaFon and MTS began testing innovative technologies, which will allow you to track suspicious user activity, for example, a mass mailing SMS, thereby identifying the viruses on the devices of their subscribers and in advance to warn them of the infection.

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Scammers sign WhatsApp users on a paid SMS services

International ESET engaged in the development of anti-virus software, reported dangers to all users of 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 have announced a partnership, joint 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 similar issues with different OS, "greedy" applications, the storage of information about the genome and the LG plans.

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

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

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In the standard Android browser was discovered a serious vulnerability

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

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Detected new variant of malware for users of the technology on the Android platform

"Extortionist" under the name Koler is distributed by means of SMS messages. In case of infection it locks the screen and asks the owner to pay a "fine". To further spread the virus uses the contacts list, which makes sending messages as potential victims.

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