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Security Alert: New Android Malware Spreading Aggressively – Read this FAQ. (Updated)

On Friday, May 16, a new strain of Android malware that has been attacking Israeli Android devices was identified. This strain has now spread to other countries making this a global problem. This post should answer most of the early questions about the malware named Foto_Album.

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Threat Research May 23, 2014

Mobile Security Weekly – Malware hits 2 million milestone

This week’s summary is dominated by an aggressive new Android worm attacking Israeli Android devices. The rest of the roundup comprises of quite a diverse mix of issues. We’ve got newly discovered problems with Android OS, app developers failing their users as well the news that mobile malware has reached a new milestone – 2 million different instances. This wide range just goes to show how many different ways mobile malware is evolving.

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Threat Research May 17, 2014

Rogue WiFi Hotspots – Why getting coffee is putting your enterprise at risk (Social Engineering Ep. 4)

Most people don’t think twice before connecting to a free public Wi-Fi hotspot at a coffee shop, airport, or hotel. If someone is providing free WiFi, users will usually connect first and think later. With rogue Wi-Fi hotspots growing in numbers, it’s becoming much more critical to monitor connectivity.

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Threat Research May 6, 2014

Mobile Security Weekly – Mobile Malware finds new ways to steal from victims

This week’s summary serves as a reminder that mobile malware is developing and advancing on several different fronts. On one front, attacker are finding new ways to target and exploit victims as well as to bypass security measures. In another front, attackers are continuing to find ways to attack the biggest and most established apps on the market.

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Threat Research May 2, 2014