German anti-virus firm Avira has won a court case after it blocked a bundle of programs primarily presented as a rip-off^H^H^H^H^H^H^H homage to the ever-popular Angry Birds game.
Mac users are warned not to download pirated software from file-sharing peer-to-peer networks, as ESET researchers have discovered Bitcoin-stealing malware being spread via cracked apps.
Learn more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Visitors to the official Angry Birds website, run by Finnish developers Rovio, saw an unexpected message overnight.
The hackers were almost certainly motivated by news that the NSA and the UK’s GCHQ were exploiting Angry Birds and other smartphone apps to help them collect user data.
It may claim to be BitDefender AntiVirus 2013, written by Angry Birds with help from Kaspersky. But it isn’t.
Microsoft needs to police the Windows Store with greater vigour.
A firm has been fined £50,000 after Trojan versions of popular Android apps secretly sent expensive SMS messages to premium rate numbers.
Android malware authors have seized an opportunity to infect unsuspecting smartphone users with the launch of the latest addition to the immensely popular “Angry Birds” series of games.