A newly discovered malware program that targets older versions of the Android OS has infected roughly 1.3 million Google accounts, currently breaching devices at a rate of 13,000 victims per day.
Comodo Threat Research Labs has recently detected the "Gugi/Fanta/Lime" family of financial malware within the Russian economic sector.
An international team of researchers have developed an exploit to "root" access Android phones made by LG, Samsung and Motorola using Rowhammer hardware attacks.
The Android SLocker ransomware family accounts for 16 percent of mobile malware in the UK.
The Android.Lockerscreen ransomware is now using pseudorandom numbers and other tactics to prevent victims from unlocking devices without paying.
Google Play continues to be a playground for cybercriminals with Google recently having to remove four apps from the store because they were distributing a new form of malware dubbed Overseer.
Google's Project Zero unveiled an Android hacking contest that aims to discover flaws on the Nexus 6P and 5X devices.
Researchers have found the first known Android mobile malware to use a Twitter account, rather than a traditional command-and-control server, to control infected devices.
Kaspersky researchers spotted a wave of attacks that has affected more than 130 organisations in at least 30 countries.
An independent IT security research facility has reviewed Android, and despite constant charges of insecurity, found the mobile platform to be far from wanting ?
Motorola has, perhaps strangely, concluded that it will not be releasing monthly updates for its new Moto Z smartphone. A strange thing to announce, according to the wider industry
Borg-like voice commands from your phone could take control of nearby Android devices using a newly demonstrated voice recognition vulnerability.
An Israeli university student has found flaws in Android, which would allow a brute force attack to crack the full disk encryption
A new Trojan, dubbed Hummer, that's infecting Android phones, is yielding its creators more than $500,000 per day, researchers at Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab revealed in a blog post.
Godless, an emerging mobile malware threat capable of rooting Android phones, has started to adopt the traits of an exploit kit, in that it searches for multiple vulnerabilities through which it can automatically infect a victim.
More than 1,000 Android phones are under cyber-attack in the UK each day.
Tech-savvy ISIS sent out an alert that an unknown source has released fake Android apps that the terrorist group fears may be used to spy on them.
Security and payment experts warn that the Google-backed Android Pay UK launch on 18 May is promising, however could be held back by concerns over malware.
Android lockscreen malware disguising as porn apps are an increasing concern for IT security analysts who predict a growth in attacks.
Hundreds of different banking Trojans attack Android users, one being Android.SmsSpy.88.origin, which was first spotted in 2014.
Researchers found a series of malicious apps containing Android/Clicker.G on the Google Play store. The campaign targets mobile devices in Russia, but they affect apps that are available globally.
Zscaler researchers spotted an Android infostealer disguised as a Google Chrome update that is capable of terminating antivirus applications and even ending calls.
Vulnerability in Unix-based file permissions exposed passwords, private keys and message histories when users share images and other files.
Google has fixed this latest flaw with Android but Trend Micro warns that fragmentation in the Android ecosystem means hackers can still exploit it.
BBC viewers have been suggesting that their phones had been listening to them then targeting them with adverts related to the things they'd been talking about - so Pen Test Partners checked if it was possible.
Cyber-security experts are urging Google to make its Android operating system updates available over-the-air to decrease the window of opportunity for vulnerability exploitation.
An updated version of Kaspersky's antivirus internet security product for Android now connects a user's smartphone or tablet that runs the security app with a smartwatch.
Nearly two-thirds of Android phones and tablets susceptible to attacks by the complex Triada Trojan
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