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...
Security of In-App Mobile Advertising
By TrustGo Security Labs On February 1, 2012 In Security
In-app mobile advertising grew explosively in the year 2011 as more and more mobile apps were developed, and it’s now projected to be at least a $2 billion industry. Just how popular is it? In Google’s Android Market, 50% of all free apps communicate with at least one mobile advertising network. If we look at [...]continue reading...