Despite Google tightening Android’s security screw, by introducing an additional layer of security to the Play Store, Android’s malware problem has surged in the third quarter. Security firm F-Secure’s latest mobile threat report (for Q3) reports “a whopping 51,447 unique samples” detected in Q3, up from 5,033 in Q2 and 3,063 in Q1. → Read More
Remember that Bouncer Google put in the Android Market to act as a goalie for all potential malware attacks?
It would seem that Google’s Bouncer doesn’t catch everything as Professor Xuxian Jiang, the same guy who discovered dozens of other Android malware attacks, has found yet another exploit called RootSmart. → Read More