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Android “malware” turned out to be benign

Consumers got a lesson in malware safety this week when Symantec and Lookout security companies presented different perspectives on “Android.Counterclank.” Symantec identified the string of apps as malware, but Lookout insisted the apps weren’t malicious but merely annoying adware Trojans. Aft ... Full Article »

February 2, 2012 9:15am

Symantec, Lookout Mobile Security debate latest Android “malware” attack

If you have an Android device, malware threats are nothing new, just something with which you’ve learned to deal. Mobile security companies usually alert the public when any major malware or Trojan threat is discovered in the Android Market, but rarely do they disagree over what’s actually consi ... Full Article »

January 30, 2012 9:36am

PETA not behind clever Dog Wars Trojan

Dog fights can get ugly, especially when they take place on your Android. An older version of the controversial Dog Wars app has been compromised with a Trojan, which injects a package onto unknowing Android users called “Dogbiet.” You can tell if your Dog Wars app has been trojanized because th ... Full Article »

August 17, 2011 9:15am

Toshiba says their Android tablet is better than the iPad 2

The Android tablet market may have taken a blow with the expedited launch of the iPad 2, but manufacturers are quick to get back in the game. Toshiba (TOSBF.PK) has answered Steve Jobs’ battle cry, with General Manager of Toshiba Australia’s Information Systems Division hyping its Honeycomb 3.0 ... Full Article »

March 10, 2011 10:19am


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