Posts Tagged 'android'

There’s an old axiom of life that suggests nothing is ever truly free. I’m inclined to believe it. Free lunches take up your time and often come along with some sort of pitch, free services usually require you to surrender personal information of some sort and free apps, well they often deliver ads—or worse. Take […]

McAfee Labs recently found a suspicious Android game application hosted on Google Play. The app name is “Kunt u Vang de tovenaar” (“Can you catch the wizard” in ungrammatical Dutch) offered by “AppstoreVN Team.” During our analysis of the app we discovered several suspicious functions during game play. The first suspicious behavior is the use of […]

Hola, Ciao, Bonjour, Gutentag, Nihao – Hello! Do you ever receive phone calls from unknown numbers, prompting you to stare at your phone skeptically as it buzzes next to you? Or, perhaps you decide to pick up a call only to be blindsided by telemarketers or your crazy Aunt Linda. Facebook is out to change […]

Nowadays, most people are constantly on the go–multi-tasking while moving from one place to the next. The majority of the time this results in sales pitches, meetings and important discussions being conducted over our smartphones. This means, the successful completion of your call is reliant on the battery life of your trusted mobile device. Picture […]

It’s been said that there are over a million different apps for the smartphone. Well, however many may exist, know that not all of them are passing security tests with flying colors. You may already be a user of at least several of the 25 most downloaded apps And what’s so special about the top […]