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Posts Tagged ‘mobile malware’

  • Despite the increased share of phishing attacks on online stores, the most frequently attacked category of organisation was still social networking sites (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Malicious Android apps hits 10 million

    February 13, 2014 • SecurityComments (0)

    By late January 2014, Kaspersky Lab had accumulated about 200,000 unique samples of mobile malware, up 34% from November 2013 – two months earlier over 148,000 samples had been recorded. Cyber-scammers are continuing to focus their attention on Android...

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    Cybercriminals developing more malware

    August 19, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab’s experts recently published its IT Threat Evolution Report for Q2 2013, which analyses the most prominent IT security incidents and trends while providing statistical analysis and telemetry for the quarter’s cyberthreat landscape....

  • Mobile malware rising rapidly

    April 4, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Smartphones continue to escalate in popularity as more mobile phone manufacturers release affordable smartphone handsets in order to attract consumers in emerging markets. It appears to have been a smart move. Leading IT research and advisory company,...

  • What is Mobile Malware?

    May 3, 2012 • OpinionComments (1)

    You probably know something about the viruses that can attack your computer, but what about the viruses aimed at your mobile devices? You may be surprised to learn that malicious software aimed at mobile devices, otherwise known as mobile malware, is on the...

  • The motivations behind recent Android malware

    November 30, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    For years now, we in the cyber security industry have been saying an explosion of mobile malware is just around the corner. Beginning in earnest this year, we have indeed observed a marked increase in threats targeting mobile devices – particularly the...