Posts Tagged ‘Android’

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Smartphone Security: Android vs. iOS

When first powering up a new notebook or desktop computer, the first thing a security-savvy person does is make sure security is set up and working. Those who would steal information, use your computer as a launching pad for malicious programs, or are simply out to cause trouble are constantly on the prowl. They use [...]

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drozer- security and attack framework for Android

Android becomes a popular platform for developers and we see an increasing number of applications running on mobile devices that support this system. Technology have rapidly changed and security tools for making the assessment are also increasing.  drozer is a tool that can be used for Mobile device review , Secure development of applications, BYOD [...]

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Fake World Cup 2014 Apps Spreading Malwares

Security researchers at TrendMicro have spotted some fake applications that are used by cybercriminals. These malicious apps themed with the world cup running at the moment in Brazil. The applications are hosted on third party stores and targeting smartphones and tablets. The first case is an application called App Fakery a fake world cup game [...]

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Significant Malware Increase detected by Pandalabs

PandaLabs has published the Q1 report for malware statistics. According to the report there is an increase in the malicious activity over this quarter. In this three months there are more than 15 million of new sample of malwares that are created. Android systems were targeted by new type of malwares that allow cybercriminals to [...]

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APKinspector- Tool to Analyze Android applications

APKinspector is another open source project that comes to reverse and analyze Android applications. project owners have created a graphical interface to allow visualizing the structure of the application modules this will make security analysts select the good Android application that is safe to use. APKinspector can be a good addition to the toolbox you [...]

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Download Google Play application Without an Account

Installing application on your smartphone or tablet may contain a security risk. The idea that we have several sources for applications and this allow attacker to create fake packages that can be used to infect victim devices. Google play can be used to download required application but you will need to create an account in [...]

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Dendroid a Spy Tool with Advanced Features

Security researchers reported a new malicious application that is targeting smartphone devices and called Dendroid. the malware is a remote access toolkit that allows attacker to have a full access on compromised system. Android.Dendoroid application is distributed in the underground market for only 300$. According to Symantec the rootkit include several advanced features such as: [...]

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