Blog Posts Tagged with "Application Market"

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Researchers Unveil Advanced Malware Detection Method

June 29, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Unlike traditional malware detection tools, RiskRanker does not rely on malware samples and signatures already identified. It is able to identify applications that exhibit signs of malicious code while they are still in the marketplace, before the malware is downloaded onto potential victim's mobile devices...

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A Field Guide to Post-UDID Unique IDs on iOS

May 10, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn

Ongoing developments in the device-wide ID space focus on two dueling schemes and codebases: OpenUDID and SecureUDID. If you’re an iOS developer, this will serve as an introduction to the details of these systems, including their limitations and potential for data leakage...

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Applications Targeting Apple Products

May 03, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

When I was told of a new mobile application distribution system which avoids Apple's scrutiny, my alarm antennas began quivering. Now combine this with who is doing it - Russian developers - and I get an even more dreadful feeling in the pit of my stomach...

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Download the Infosec Island App for Your Android

November 11, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

It's now easier than ever to keep up to date with the latest headlines, informative articles, security breach information, and vulnerability alerts while you are on the move. The application is free to use, easy to download, and will let you stay informed when you are away from your computer...

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Google Zaps More Infected Android Applications

June 13, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"It [Plankton] has the ability to remotely access a command-and-control [C&C] server for instructions, and upload additional payloads. It uses a very stealthy method to push any malware it wants to phone... This is pretty serious..."

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SMS Trojan Infects Multiple Android Applications

May 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Google has removed the offending apps, published by "zsone," from the official Android Market, but researchers at the security firm Kaspersky Lab said it's possible the malware, classified as a Trojan because it hides inside software, affects more than the 11 apps AegisLab found..."

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Android Malware Increased 400% Over Six Months

May 11, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"App store processes of reactively removing applications identified as malicious after they have been installed by thousands of users is insufficient as a means to control malware proliferation. There are specifics steps users must take to mitigate mobile attacks..."

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Infosec Island Application Now Available For Android

March 28, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

We are pleased to announce the release of our news and information application on the Android Marketplace. It's now easier than ever to keep up to date with the latest headlines, informative articles from industry experts, security breaches and vulnerability alerts while you are on the move...

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There's an App for That

March 15, 2011 Added by:Ron Baklarz

The App Genome Project was created as an ongoing effort to provide insight into mobile market dynamics, gain insight into how mobile apps access personal data and sensitive capabilities on mobile devices, and identify security threats in the wild...

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Five Tips to Keep Your Android Phone Secure

March 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Whenever you download or update an app, you are given a list of permissions for that app. That alarm clock app you are looking at probably shouldn't need to be looking through your contacts. The general rule of thumb is if an app is asking for more than it does, you should probably skip it...

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