Android Malware

Fingerprints Can Be Remotely Stolen From Android Phones

According to a report by ZDNet, FireEye researchers Tao Wei and Yulong Zhang have revealed new ways to attack Android devices, that would allow hackers to steal fingerprint data on a large scale. The research, which is set to be announced at the forthcoming Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, shows that the threat is for now confined mostly...

Cisco 2014 Security Report Shows 99% of Mobile Malware Targets Androids

The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report has been released, following months of collaboration between threat researchers and other cybersecurity experts, and it appears that 99% of all mobile malware in 2013 targeted Android devices. A tweet highlighting the security report was also sent out earlier today by Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. Cisco's annual...

U.S. Government Warns Agencies Of Security Threats To Android Devices

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has today issued a new report warning security agencies that all Android phones should have an antivirus software installed, highlighting that Google's mobile operating system currently accounts for the vast majority of mobile malware, AppleInsider reports. The report notes that 44% of Android users, who are still running an outdated version of...