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 …
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 …