Galaxy Note 5 can’t receive SMS, other issues

We give you another post that covers five different #GalaxyNote5 problems. As usual, these issues are taken from messages we receive from some Galaxy Note 5 users. Below are the topics we tackle in this material: Unable to receive Gmail messages on Galaxy Note 5 email app Galaxy Note 5 camera produces noisy and grainy

New Android malware called “HummingBad” unearthed

Security researchers have found a new #Android malware called “HummingBad” which was seemingly developed by Chinese developers. It is said that this bug comes from an advertising analytics agency known as Yingmob, which has been accused of deploying malware for iOS before. The company is seemingly involved in the development of ad platforms. Well, that’s what they

Popular Chinese Android Smartphone Has Malware Pre-Installed

One of the biggest threats to the Android platform is malware. Earlier this year a report was released that showed the platform to be the target of 97% of all mobile malware in 2013. This is a significant increase from its record of 79% from the previous year. Most of the time malware enters an

New Windows Malware Attempts To Infect Android Devices

Remember the good old days when a malware only threatened the operating system that it was infecting? Times have changed as hackers are finding devious ways to infect Android devices by first targeting the Windows operating system. The concept is that when an Android device is connected to an infected Windows computer the Trojan installs

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97% of the mobile malware spotted in Q3 belong to Android

The rise of malware infestations on Android devices has been a major concern for a long time now. And while it has come down substantially thanks to better security features, it is still prominent in the most widely used mobile operating system. According to a new report from F-Secure, the number has increased in Q3

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Android could have over one million malicious apps by 2014

Android has become the most used mobile operating system in the world in the past few years, surpassing Apple’s giant hold of the market in 2010 and pushing BlackBerry back into the single-digits. As the OS continues to grow around the world, it is becoming clear Android may be the Windows of the mobile world.

This Android security bug is affecting 99% of the users

A security researchers firm named Bluebox Labs has uncovered a new security loophole in Android which allows third party developers to inject malicious content to a smartphone, without the consent of the owner. What makes this even hard to block is the fact that it can make its way to the system disguised in the

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Free AVG anti-virus hits 70 million downloads on Android

For all the iPhone users, this may seem a little odd that an anti-virus software company has made a mobile app. Unlike Apple, with strict review policies and almost no viruses or malware of any kind, Android is a hub for problems. Google is currently trying to make the mobile operating system more secure, their

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Android malware ‘BadNews’ hits around nine million devices

Android has always been targeted more frequently with malware and spyware and is currently raking up a huge amount of problems. Google is expected to start using better algorithms and tighter security to make sure all apps are clean. BadNews has been added to 32 Android apps and is malicious malware – the 32 apps