List of Best Antivirus and Anti Malware Android Security Apps
As you know Android is not secure at all. If you are unlucky your Android
smartphones or Android tablet can be infected by Android malware which is
terrible !!! Here is a list of the best security Android apps that can
secure your Android-based mobile phones such as Motorola Droid, HTC
Incredible, Samsung Galaxy and Nexus. To download the applications simply
use the QR-code for any given app or just click the link.
Alexandrovitch Kudiroyaravtsevgovoi wrote:
> http://dandroidtabletpc.com/...Running Android Apps in Windows 7 with Bluestacks App Player,,Read more: http://www.cnx-software.com/2011/10/13/running-android-apps-in-windows-7-with-bluestacks-app-player/#ixzz38290JMar
...Setting Up An Android App Build Environment With Eclipse, Android SDK, PhoneGap (Ubuntu 10.10)
This tutorial describes how you can set up a development environment
for building Android apps on an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop using Eclipse,
the Android SDK, and PhoneGap. I will describe how to build Android
apps from the command line with PhoneGap and from the GUI with Eclipse
and PhoneGap and how to test them in an Android emulator and on a real
Android device. PhoneGap allows you to develop your Android
applications using web technologies such as ...Plankton Android Trojan Found in 10 Apps on Android Market
Ten more applications have been pulled from the Google's official Android
Market following a notification that they contained a new kind of Android
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On 07/21/2011 11:40 PM, Alexandrovitch Kudiroyaravtsevgovoi wrote:
> Ten more applications have been pulled from the Google's off...Malware apps spoof Android Market to infect Android phones
"Google has come under fire in recent months for letting a few dozen nasty
apps into its Android market, bent on stealing data or siphoning money with
paid texts," Andy Greenberg reports for Forbes. "But one new exploitative
app doesn't need to be let in to Google's App store. It creates a fake
Market of its own."
On Wednesday 27 July 2011 20:30 Alexandrovitch Kudiroyaravtsevgovoi wrote:
...Bogus Apps Litter Linux Android With Malware
Android is one of the most popular mobile operating systems in the world. As
a result, it's also one of the most popular mobile operating systems to be
targeted by malware writers.
Malware aimed at Google's Android platform increased sixfold during the
quarter that ended in September, according to a report released Monday by
"What had been around 30,000 malicious and potentially dangerous or
high-risk Android apps in June increased to al...More than a third of Linux Android apps host malware
"MIAMI - More than *a third* of all Google Android applications contain some
form of malware, according to tests conducted by BT. A security expert for
the U.K. telecom service provider said it expects to test apps for other
mobile operating systems and find similar results.'
Proof: Linux Android sucks by design, period!
Fraud < http://www.angelfire.com/linux/dfs0/Fraud7.gif > 7:
Does anyone *format RAM* ?
Are you *a Snit* ?
Fraud < http:/...Android is not Linux; Android is insular.
> February 23, 2009
> Design philosophy
> Although Android is built on top of the Linux kernel, the platform has very little in common with the conventional desktop Linux stack. In fact, during a presentation at the Google IO conference, Google engineer Patrick Brady stated unambiguously that Android is not Linux.
> Much of the Android userspace operates within the constraints of Dalvik, Google's own custom Java virtual machine. Dalvik uses its own bytecode format ca...250k+ linux android phones infected by 'Security App' from android market
so many of these linux android phones are getting infected that even google
is releasing anti virus and anti malware software for their insecure phone.
Market version of Android Market security app detected to have malware
Experts from the antivirus company Symantec have found as alternate market
version of Android Market Security Tool, which instead of performing
anti-virus functions is loaded with malware for data theft from the owner of...Surge of rooting malware on the Linux-based Android OS
"At least 21 applications were found to have malware that rooted Android
devices without the user's consent, sent IMEI and IMSI numbers, product
IDs, model, partner, language, country and user IDs. Most worrying of
all was the ability for the rogue applications to download code and run it."
Well that didn't take long...
According to cola lusers, Android == Linux. Therefore Linux == insecure
> "At least 21 applications were found...[News] Analyst Dumps Apple for Linux/Android, NPR Sets Its Android App Free/Libre
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So You Want to Switch to Android…One Man’s iPhone to Nexus One Migration
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| Android is ready for prime time. It’s not
| going to beat the iPhone – not yet – but
| it’s ready for mainstream users. Which is
| probably why they’re shipping 65,000 of
| them a day. FroYo will only make this
| readiness more evident. The hiring of
| Matias Duarte, formerly of Palm, only
| underscores Google’s commitment to
| improving the UI.
NPR to open source its Android app
,----[...Android on top
As per findings of the Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2012, ninety-nine percent
of newly discovered mobile malicious programs target the Android platform
In 2012, Kaspersky Lab identified an average of 6300 new mobile malware
samples every month. Overall, in 2012, the number of known malicious samples
for Android increased more than eight times.
"I suggest (Linus) Torvalds cures whatever disease /he/ is suffering from,
before he los...As Android gets popular, so does Android malware
(CNN) -- As Android devices get more popular, they're becoming a more
attractive target for cybercriminals. Consequently, if you use an Android
smartphone you are now 2.5 times more likely to encounter malware (malicious
software) than you were six months ago.
On Fri, 5 Aug 2011 19:17:28 +0200, Alexandrovitch
> (CNN) -- As Android devices get more popular, they're becoming a more
> attractiv...[NEWS] Game developers still not sold on Linux Android: Linux Android gaming stinks.
"Even today, you'd be hard-pressed to find a game that's exclusive to the
Linux-based platform, or a developer willing to profess an undying affection
for Android. People might make Android games, but they don't seem like it."
"Android gaming stinks
Such overwhelming positivity for the Google Play Store is not universal, of
course. Pocket Tactics editor Owen Faraday, who expounded on Android gaming
for Wired sometime ago, called the marketplace "a desolate wast...[News] Motorola Lowers Cost of Linux/Android Phone; fZiiLabs EGG Runs Linux/Android
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Motorola Pledges Cheaper Android Phones
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| Android smart phones. Cheap Android phones. Android phones on the
| Nextel/Boost iDen network. Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha said many of next year's
| Motorola phones will run the Google Android OS in a call with analysts today,
| continuing a big bet on the Linux-based system.
ZiiLabs Announces EGG StemCell Computer.
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| Another Android-capable device comes down the line, but this one is different
| from anythi...Tool injects Linux backdoor in legitimate Linux Android apps
On forums for cybercriminals is a program which offered the possibility of
an open source backed by legitimate Linux Android apps to add. The backdoor
is called Linux 'Android RAT' and is a remote access tool (RAT) that allows
attackers an infected device can control remotely. Thus Linux AndroRAT
telephone eavesdropping and intercepting SMS messages.
In addition, the route the GPS coordinates and activate the camera and
microphone. To spread Linux AndroRAT there is now a new tool called Linux
Androrat appeared APK Binder. This can add cybercriminals with limited
knowledge of the Linux AndoRAT legitimate Linux Android apps.
Once an unsuspecting user installs the infected app is installed
simultaneously Linux AndroRAT. Anti-virus company Symantec discovered 23
cases in which legitimate apps from the remote access tool were provided.
Worldwide, it is a few hundred infections, mainly in the United States, and
"The development of remote access tools on the Android platform was
predicted," says Andrea Lelli Symantec. "Although Linux AndroRAT still not
very refined, it has the growing popularity and open source code has the
potential to be a dangerous threat."
Major Linux Problems on the Desktop
or Why Linux is not (yet) Ready for the Desktop,
...Rash of Android malware tips up, some on Android Market
Android hit by DroidDream, Zitmo, HippoSMS malware
The attack was significant as it was likely to have been published by the
same author that had been caught uploading malware earlier. Why Google
hadn't taken action to prevent a resubmit isn't clear, though *Google* has
historically had a *consciously loose app screening policy* to provide more
*liberties* to developers.
<email@example.com> wrote in m...Linux malware in the wild: Rooting Exploit for Linux Android Works Silently
"The malware binary is packaged with a legitimate application. In this case,
the malicious exploit code comes with "Daily Beauties," which showcases
pictures of celebrities that are updated periodically. Attackers use this
repacking approach to hide their malware within genuine applications, which
users will download and install."
BWAHAHAHAHAHAAAAH, Linux Android the crappiest, malware infested OS strikes
Desktop Linux: The Dream Is Dead
"By the time Microsoft released the Windows 7 bet...Android Apps Running on Non-Android Platforms
...WinPhone7 is the most stable smartphone OS. Android Linux is the least stable smartphone OS.
"Out of the six modern smartphone operating systems, Android is clearly
the least stable of them all. I have seen numerous low memory issues,
force close warnings, random resets, freezes on apps and connections,
and more. With so many different manufacturers, different versions of
the OS out and available, and thousands of apps that are clearly not
built well enough to prevent issues Android is clearly in last in the
Android Linux is bumbleware? Say it ain't so!
On 02/02/2012 09:07 PM, DFS wrote:
> "Out of the six modern smartphone operating systems, Android is
> clearly the least stable of them all. I have seen numerous low
> memory issues, force close warnings, random resets, freezes on apps
> and connections, and more. With so many different manufacturers,
> different versions of the OS out and available, and thousands of
> apps that are clearly not built well enough to prevent issues Android
> is clearly in last in the stability department."
> Android Linux is bumbleware? Say it ain't so!
Fellow Microsoft MVP�s [...] and Matt Miller
Yup, a really unbiased article (...INSECURE by design. The holy-grail of all malware found for Android Swiss-Cheese malware OS
What a piece of shit OS. Android makes making a phone call dangerous.
Uncovering Android Master Key That Makes 99% of Devices Vulnerable
Bluebox Labs - recently discovered a vulnerability in Android's security
model that allows a hacker to modify APK code without breaking an
application's cryptographic signature, to turn any legitimate application
into a malicious Trojan, completely unnoticed by the app store, the phone,
or the end user. The implications are huge! This vulnerability, around at
least since the release of Android 1.6 (code...Android is Android on all phones?
I just bought my first smart phone. Maker is BLU.
My question is: how does the operation of this phone by this manufacturer compare to the operation on say a Samsung or
other maker? Do things change from Android version to version, radically? I have 4.4.2 if that makes a diff.
I have the manual and all, it's not a question of how to operate it, even though I'm having a learning curve of using
the phone features and getting calls when the phone is asleep/standby whatever it's called.
>I just bought my first smart phone. Maker is BLU.
>...Linux Android the malware magnet
The amount of Linux Android malware has boomed over the past six months,
bringing the number of copies this month discovered the limit of 1 million
will pass. That leaves the German research AV-Test.org opposite Security.NL
know. In December, there were 250,000 copies found, but the last half year
passed the total number of 900,000 copies."This number will start July 1
million pass," said Andreas Marx of AV-Test.
Get Linux ...Android Linux is a Malware Magnet.
"The amount of malicious software hitting Android devices in the
third quarter jumped almost 37 percent, boding that 2011 will be the
busiest year ever for malware."
"Google�s Android OS has become a malware magnet. Its dominance as a
smartphone platform is turning it into a much bigger security risk
compared to place Apple�s iPhone.
Since July there has been a 472 percent increase in spyware and
viruses targeting An...