Posts Tagged 'android'

Intel Security Mobile Research has been monitoring a mobile malware campaign targeting users in Germany, France, and Russia since the beginning of the year. Several users have complained in forums and social networks about a suspicious file with the name Android_Update_6.apk being automatically downloaded when a website is loaded. Recently a user tweeted that one […]

It’s no secret that mobile games are designed to be addictive. Unfortunately, this can be to our disadvantage. It’s all too easy to get carried away in the midst of a competitive game, often resulting in our putting security concerns on the back burner. Just this week, new malware was found hiding in 60 Android […]

Phishing messages and fake websites for stealing users’ credentials are a common occurrence. Recently, however, mobile banking users in China are facing a new wrinkle: phishing texts that appear to come from a major bank’s official number. The GSM standard is not a secure network because the authentication between mobile phone and network goes in […]

For the lot of us, the holidays signify a relaxing slowdown, and a time for family, friends and merry celebration. Alas, the work of a cybercriminal is never done. As a holiday gift to you, we at Intel Security want to share the growing threats you should have on your radar as we enter 2016. […]

Smartphones are one of the most rapidly adopted technologies in history. According to Pew Research, 64 percent of all adults in the United States own one. For adults ages 18 to 29, that number is an astounding 85 percent. That means in a few very short years, nearly every American will be carrying a personal […]