• Fake Google+ App Delivers Fraudulent SMS and Ad Spam The NQ Mobile Security Center has detected new Android malware masquerading as a Google+ app. The fake app is an SMS worm, and when activated, sends text messages to all of your contacts encouraging them to download the fraudulent app, as well. In addition, the app loads AdMob ads on your phone, resulting in malicious […] 2 min read October 28, 2014
  • Monday Malware Report for August 26, 2013 Last week, researchers at Georgia Tech revealed they had previously uploaded malware to Apple’s App Store back in March. The team created an app, which they dubbed Jekyll, that appears harmless on first run. This allowed it to fool Apple’s app screeners and after the app was approved, it reconfigured itself into malware that could “stealthily post tweets, […] 2 min read August 26, 2013
  • Monday Malware Report for July 8, 2013 In this ongoing series we discuss notable mobile malware news from the past week. Elliott Scott via Compfight This week, Bluebox Security announced their discovery of a vulnerability that affects all Android devices since the release of the 1.6 (Donut) OS. The vulnerability allows malicious updates to an app’s code, while leaving the cryptographic signature […] 2 min read July 8, 2013
  • Mobile Phone Acting Funny? It Could be Malware. The growing mobile malware scourge makes news every month. Perhaps you’re one of the lucky folks who’s never had an experience with fraud or malware, but fraudsters who make a living with it are reaching new lows these days. If your data’s being siphoned off, your privacy invaded or your money being swallowed up,  how would […] 3 min read May 31, 2013
  • Protect the Roots of Your Smartphone NQ Mobile views the safety and education of our customers as top priorities. Your mobile security is our business, and the more you know about what’s out there, the safer it will be for all us dedicated smartphone users. Root Exploit Malware In a recent Security Study, NQ’s team of researchers described an ongoing phenomenon […] 3 min read May 21, 2013
  • Malware at the Root of Your Phone Safety and education of our customers are top priorities at NQ Mobile. Since your mobile security is our business, the more you know about what’s out there, the safer it will be for all smartphone users. Root exploit malware While conducting a Security Study, NQ’s team of researchers described an ongoing phenomenon in the realm of […] 3 min read May 20, 2013