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App malware surges, Chinese marketplaces riskiest

The amount of apps containing malware has increased by 216 percent between June and August, compared to the previous three month period, with China-based app stores being the most at risk, according to mobile security company TrustGo.

Lookout warns on app security pitfalls

Mobile security company Lookout warned that “mobile malware has now become a profitable industry”, with …

RSA launches app malware protection for enterprises

Security company RSA announced a service designed to enable organisations to detect and take action against rogue mobile apps which attempt to serve up malware or phishing attacks.

First iOS app malware identified

The first known instance of malware in an app in Apple’s App Store has been …

Japan charges malware writers

The Yomiuri Shibun reported that six men had been arrested in Japan for using a …

Trend Micro launches scanning tech for app stores

Security vendor Trend Micro unveiled a cloud-based technology for app stores to use to analyse Android and Symbian mobile apps for security threats

Google ups Android Market security

Google is automatically scanning apps submitted to Android Market for malware, following numerous reports highlighting how the lack of an approvals process is putting users at risk. However, the search giant also countered these reports.

More malware found in Android Market

Mobile security firm Lookout said that 27 apps have been found in Android Market which …