Security researchers observed a new variant of XLoader masquerading as Android security apps and an iOS configuration profile to target mobile users.
Nearly 30,000 Android users accidentally downloaded banking malware after filling out phishing forms that were personalized based on the apps they use.
Researchers uncovered an adaptable Android Trojan known as GPlayed that masquerades as Google Apps to spy on and steal information from victims.
Google pulled 145 Android apps from its Play Store after Palo Alto Networks discovered that they were infected with Windows malware, posing a mobile app security threat to the software ecosystem.
In July 2018, Researches reported three fake Android banking apps that phished for users' credit card details and leaked them online by transferring them to an exposed server.
IBM X-Force reported that mobile malware developers uploaded at least 10 malicious downloader apps to the Google Play Store as the first step in a process that fetches BankBot Anubis.
Google's Android O version 8.0 features a safe browsing API and other functions to improve mobile application security in the enterprise.
IBM X-Force researchers discovered 20 apps in the Google Play Store that deliver mobile malware to unsuspecting Android users.
Two apps that contained LeakerLocker ransomware, which locks and threatens to spread personal data, have been removed from the Google Play Store.
A new Android app that claims to clean a device actually grabs admin rights to carry out malicious actions — and proves almost impossible to scrub out.