Android users face a new threat, a rogue app that tells all their friends they pirated the program, according to a Symantec security manager.
Google will build new safeguards into Android Market, its application store for the Android mobile OS, following an attack that infected thousands of phones and forced the company to wipe the malware remotely from phones.
More than 50 applications containing malware have been discovered in Google's application market for its Android mobile OS.
In a sign that hackers, like everyone else, are taking an interest in everything Apple, researchers at Sophos say they've spotted a new Trojan horse program written for the Mac.
A considerable number of Facebook and Google users worry about privacy and malware when using the social networking site and search engine, according to a survey from Gallup Poll and USA Today.
The annual report from security software maker Intego suggests a modest rise in the sophistication of Mac malware during 2010, though the numbers are still tiny and hard to meaningfully compare to PC equivalents.
Another "sky is falling" announcement about Mac viruses is making the news. You've heard this before--but when has the sky actually fallen?
An uncovered variant of the Boonana Trojan that made the news last week has been identified, but the risk to careful Internet surfers is low.
Sophos, ESET, and Trend Micro have all announced new antivirus products for the Mac. But the question remains: Is there really a threat?
A new cross-platform malware could pose a threat to Mac users, but some security firms say that concerns are overblown.