Posts Tagged 'android'

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 […]

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 […]

A rootkit is a kind of software that conceals malware from standard detection methods. A good analogy for a rootkit would be a burglar breaking into your house. The burglar is dressed all in black, so that his form blends into the darkness. He tiptoes around to hide his sounds so he’s more likely to […]

Smartphones are picking up popularity. You can now access email, social media, and other things from a device that fits in your pocket (most of the time). And, although we hear about breaches and security flaws in the news, it seems like a lot of us don’t think it applies to ourmobile device. Here are […]