Mobile

Emergency alerts from President Obama on your mobile phone?

Mobile phone users could soon find themselves receiving emergency text messages warning them of terrorist attacks and natural disasters, under plans announced in the United States.

Android malware clean-up exposes reliance on mobile carriers to push out updates

Google rolls out a clean-up tool to malware-infected Android users – but how are other users supposed to fix the underlying vulnerability?

Finally got that iPad? Facebook users hit by ‘via mobile web’ spam

Facebook accounts have been compromised by spammers, with messages claiming that the user has received a free Apple iPad.

New Android Trojan horse could prove costly

Is it HongTouTou, Adrd or Geinimi? One thing is clear – new malware for Android smartphones is grabbing users’ attention.

Make sure that you are careful about the applications you install on your Android device.

Russian mobile users targeted by SMS Valentine Trojan

A Valentine’s Day mobile application, which promises to send an romantic MMS message to a loved one, actually hides a money-making scheme that sends expensive messages to a Russian premium rate SMS number.

Sophos report reveals increase in social networking security threats

Download your free copy of the Sophos Security Threat Report 2011 now and learn more about not just social networking dangers, but also the many other security threats faced by businesses and computer users.

Geinimi Android Trojan horse discovered

Android users may not be at risk from as much malware on their smartphone as on their desktop computer, but that doesn’t mean they should be careless about security.

How to make money with mobile malware

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BBC writes smartphone spyware, and Android malware developments

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Citi iPhone banking app contains security flaw

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Surveillance rootkits on smartphones

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Woman charged £1400 for stolen mobile phone

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Hacking into mobile phone voicemail systems

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Mobile malware sends premium rate SMS messages

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Mobile phone monkey business strikes at another zoo

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