Posts Tagged ‘Android’


Spy on Multiple Instant Messengers in Android DevicesThe world is becoming a planet of Android smartphones, and the users are very keen to use the instant messaging applications on their digital devices.

The social media application is playing a pivotal role to connect the whole world within the single Android mobile phone device. The modern technology in the shape of smartphones is integrated with the lives of the general public along with the young kids and teens. Parents are being forced by their kids and teens to buy them the android digital device. Therefore, parents are worried when they come to know the evil’s regarding the social media and they start searching for the proper solution to protect their kids and teens. (more…)


New security vulnerabilities 2015Several new security vulnerabilities of varying severity has been found by security researchers

Several new security vulnerabilities of varying severity has been found by security researchers:

  • System compromise in Android (high severity vulnerability)
  • Bypassing security restrictions on Apache Tomcat (middle severity vulnerability)
  • Multiple vulnerabilities in CMS Drupal (low severity vulnerability)
  • Compromising the system in Apple QuickTime for Windows (high severity vulnerability) (more…)
Android Hacked

Android-smartphones vulnerable

Major Android Bug is a Privacy Disaster

The vulnerability allows to intercept the current session cookies and gain complete control over the user’s session.

In the Metasploit (popular among security researchers a set of tools for penetration testing), appeared a new module that allows to exploit a dangerous vulnerability in a 75% of all smartphones based on Android operating system. The flaw makes it possible to intercept web-pages which viewed victim. It is reported by The Register.

We are talking about the vulnerability CVE-2014-6041, affecting the Android 4.2.1 (and earlier versions). To discover its managed 1 September, according to researcher Tod Beardsley (a developer for the Metasploit security toolkit), who called the flaw a “privacy disaster”. (more…)


GalileoHacking Team Remote Control System: Spy Software “Galileo” can hack any mobile devices

Hackers from Italy said that they could hack any smartphone.

There is a tool in the software market, that can spy the owners of devices running iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, as well as Mac and PC. Italian hackers from Hacking Team reported about the release of Galileo.

Hackers from Italy, known as Hacking Team, announced the release of the program, which is capable to hack any smartphone running iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. In addition, the developers claim that the tool is able to hack computers running Windows and OS X. (more…)

Virus DetectedDo I need antivirus for android?

Android phones have leaped to new heights in the phone business, and cover a majority of the mobile market share. Anti-virus software for android has also drawn some attention with the increased number of mobile phones. Whether Android phones genuinely need anti-virus, a debate is on. There is a mixed reaction to this.

Juniper Networks (leading networking manufacturing company in U.S) did a survey that about 91.3% of malwaresare accounted by Android OS itself. The survey also says that,in every 10 infected malwares, eight are Trojan horses, followed by Spyware and Worms.With therise in the number of Android phones users, Malwares and Spywares have broadened its infection spectrum from personal computers to mobiles. These malwares can hamper your device in multiple ways by intruding into your phone through MMS or SMS, e-mails, fake apps, fake calls etc. (more…)

Android HackedMalware is becoming an increasingly difficult issue to tackle for the Android operating system, but there are still ways that Android users can protect themselves. Many of the malware issues that are plaguing Android are fairly easy to detect and avoid, provided that you know what they are looking for.

1. Fake Utilities

There are numerous fake utility applications offered for Android devices that claim to increase the functionality of your device. Many of these utilities say that they will increase the battery power/speed/memory capacity/etc. Be skeptical about these claims that are too good to be true, they often are. Do your own research to determine whether the application is dangerous. Simply being a popular application should not imply that the application is reputable. Studies have found that a good percentage of popular applications still included malware and exploits. (more…)

BitDefender LogoBitDefender Mobile Security – is an application for Android devices, which protect it from malware and spyware programs. The application takes up very little memory of the device with virtually no battery life impact.

Bitdefender Mobile Security – Antivirus for Android with minimal impact on the system and battery smartphone. Anti-theft function, scan SD-cards, cloud anti-virus scanner, security audit and internet protection.

The main objective of the project Bitdefender Mobile Security Antivirus for Android – provide as many opportunities as possible to protect your smartphone, adhering to strict framework for the use of system resources and the phone battery. (more…)

McAfee logo McAfee Mobile Security Antivirus for Android helps to bring a smartphone or tablet in case of loss or theft, allows you to backup, protect against mobile viruses and spyware, blocks dangerous Web sites.

McAfee Mobile Security is one of the industry’s leading mobile application security solution that protects your Android smartphone or tablet, as well as personal information on your a mobile device.

McAfee Mobile Security for Android protects the installation of new applications, making purchases in the shop, watching the news on social networks, or using the phone for Internet banking and online payments. (more…)

G DataMobile viruses are rapidly evolving, and in the first half of 2013, their number an increase of 180 percent 180%.

According to experts of the German anti-virus company G Data, for the first 6 months of this year, it was discovered more than 519 thousand new malicious programs for the Android, while in the second half of 2012, the figure was about 185,000. Daily products G Data detected 2,868 new malware aimed at users of the platform. It is noteworthy that in the first half of last year it was discovered a little more than 29.5 million new threats.

To date, Android is the absolute leader among mobile platforms on the number of targeted malware on it. This is not only the prevalence of gadgets running on the Linux operating system, but also the availability of emerging lately special tools (malware kit), with which the creation of malware under the force of even the most experienced users. Moreover, the virus writers are more often disguise malicious code in applications, which makes the analysis of such software. As a result, an infected attachment remains active for a long time on the device and can be used by hackers in their own selfish purposes. (more…)

ESET LogoReleased a new ESET NOD32 Mobile Security for smartphones and tablets based on Android

The company ESET, a leading international developer of antivirus software and an expert in the field of cyber crime and protecting against threats, has introduced a new intelligent solution ESET NOD32 Mobile Security.

The solution allows you to enjoy all the features of mobile Internet technologies – search for information, communicate, work, learn, shop and play games – without having to worry about the threat of viruses, leakage of personal data or fraudulent transactions.

In addition to direct the Anti-Virus solution includes features Antivor, Phishing and Anti-Spam, thereby providing comprehensive protection for mobile devices. (more…)