News tagged with malicious apps

Apple App Store suffers 'worst' malware attack

Hackers infiltrated the vaunted Apple ecosystem by injecting malicious software into popular Chinese mobile apps, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users and raising security concerns as the US tech giant prepares ...

dateSep 21, 2015 in Software
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Cebit 2015: Find out what your apps are really doing

These tiny programs on Internet-connected mobile phones are increasingly becoming entryways for surveillance and fraud. Computer scientists from the center for IT-Security, Privacy and Privacy, CISPA, have developed a program ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Software
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Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer ...

dateOct 22, 2014 in Internet
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Software analyzes apps for malicious behavior

Last year at the end of July the Russian software company "Doctor Web" detected several malicious apps in the app store "Google Play". Downloaded on a smartphone, the malware installed—without the permission of the user—additional ...

dateMar 07, 2014 in Software
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Fighting the rise of the app attackers

Researchers have been given a share of £3 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to counter cyber-criminals who are using malicious apps which can collude with each other to infect the ...

dateFeb 26, 2014 in Software
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Android users get malware with their apps

( -- As new platforms make their way into the market there will always someone who is looking to exploit them for illegal or unethical ends. More proof of that fact has come today when Google was forced to removed ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Software weblog
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