Mobile Menace Monday: re-emergence of a fake Android AV

Mobile Menace Monday: re-emergence of a fake Android AV

Way back in early 2013, a new antivirus (AV) company emerged into the mobile security software industry that had everyone perplexed. It seemed like a fake Android AV, but received certification by a reputable AV testing organization! Now, five years later, it's back. Here's why you shouldn't trust it. Categories: ... Read More
Mobile Menace Monday: Fake WhatsApp can steal info from your phone

Mobile Menace Monday: Fake WhatsApp can steal info from your phone

WhatsApp Plus has the potential to steal information, as it is a variant of Android/PUP.Riskware.Wtaspin.GB, a fake Whatsapp riskware that dates back to mid-2017. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: Androidfake whatsappmobile menace mondaymobile riskwareriskwaretriple mwhatsappWhatsApp Plus (Read more...) The post Mobile Menace Monday: Fake WhatsApp can steal info from your phone ... Read More
Mobile Menace Monday: Olympics app has more ads than games

Mobile Menace Monday: Olympics app has more ads than games

An app claiming to live stream the 2018 Winter Olympics had a short run on Google Play before being flagged for adware. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: adwareAndroidmobile adsolympicstriple m (Read more...) The post Mobile Menace Monday: Olympics app has more ads than games appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Bogus hack apps hack users back for cryptocash

Bogus hack apps hack users back for cryptocash

Recently, we discovered a gold mine of fake hack apps that mine for Monero cryptocurrency and serve up annoying adware. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: adwareAndroidcoin hivecoin minershackhack appMobiletrojan (Read more...) The post Bogus hack apps hack users back for cryptocash appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

Lo lo lo Loapi Trojan could break your Android

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Loapi Trojan discovered on Android devices—a downloader, dropper, adware app, and SMS Trojan all in one—could literally blow up your phone. Read on to learn how to protect against it. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: AndroidloapiMobiletrojan (Read more...) The post Lo lo lo Loapi Trojan could break your Android appeared first ... Read More
Mobile Menace Monday: upping the ante on Adups

Mobile Menace Monday: upping the ante on Adups

Adups, the same China-based company caught collecting an abundance of user data and creating a backdoor on mobile devices in 2016, has another trick up its sleeve. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: adupsAndroidcom.adups.fota.sysopercom.fw.upgrade.sysoperFWUpgradeProviderMobiletriple mUpgradeSys (Read more...) The post Mobile Menace Monday: upping the ante on Adups appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
New Android Trojan malware discovered in Google Play

New Android Trojan malware discovered in Google Play

New Android Trojan malware has been found in Google Play masquerading as multiple apps. We call this malware Android/Trojan.AsiaHitGroup. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: AndroidAsiaHitGroupGoogle PlayMobile (Read more...) The post New Android Trojan malware discovered in Google Play appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

Yet more mobile adware found in Google Play

Two new mobile adware variants were found in the Google Play store—all in one week. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: adwareAndroidandroid adwareMobilemobile adwarepotentially unwanted programs (Read more...) The post Yet more mobile adware found in Google Play appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

BlueBorne – Bluetooth’s airborne influenza

Armis Labs has discovered a new attack vector that targets any device that has Bluetooth capability. Categories: Cybercrime Exploits Tags: AndroidArmis LabsbluebornebluetoothMobileUbertooth (Read more...) The post BlueBorne – Bluetooth’s airborne influenza appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

Mobile Menace Monday: Implications of Google Play Protect

Along with the recent release of Google’s new OS Android 8.0 Oreo, they also released a new security suite known as Google Play Protect. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: AndroidGooglemalware scannermobile malwareplay protect (Read more...) The post Mobile Menace Monday: Implications of Google Play Protect appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More