A Bright Idea in Mobile Security & Privacy
By TrustGo Security Labs On May 26, 2012 In Security
About a year ago, I was voted the nighttime dog walker of the family. It must have been a secret ballot, because I don’t recall nominating myself. Every night at about 9pm, as the kids are finishing their homework and my wife is settling in, my Formosan Mountain Dog rescue, Hugo, starts nipping at my [...]continue reading...
On the Verge of Polymorphic Mobile Malware?
By TrustGo Security Labs On February 22, 2012 In Security
Yesterday (2/21/2012), TrustGo Security Labs uncovered a significant evolution of the notorious GinMaster malware. Our tests indicate the new variant of GinMaster can successfully evade detection by all the leading mobile anti-virus software, much like the situation when it was first discovered. Our investigation has revealed that this new variant of GinMaster has been injected [...]continue reading...
K-9 mail client is vulnerable to privacy leak
By TrustGo Security Labs On February 15, 2012 In Security
K-9 is the most popular email client for Android. It is an open-source e-mail client with numerous features, including search, IMAP push email, multi-folder sync, flagging, filing, signatures, bcc-self, PGP, mail on SD, etc. It has been downloaded between 1 million and 5 million times from Google Android Market. K-9 version 4.005 has a vulnerability [...]continue reading...