Gone are the days when users had to click to get infected. Researchers now say that light and motion can trigger new mobile device malware, potentially making it easier to infect.Read More >
A couple of years ago our CTO, who is also named James, forwarded me an email with the comment "to the wrong James." Taking a quick look through the content and the type of the attachment I replied to let him know it was a spear phishing email. The level of content and degree of targeting were impressive. Following this attack we created a clearly articulated internal procedure when someone believed they had been compromised. We also made people at Mocana aware of the classes of attacks they could expect.Read More >
According to one antivirus vendors, Android is host to 96 percent of all mobile malware.
In a report from F-Secure, there were no new malware families reported for iOS, J2ME, BlackBerry or Windows Mobile at the end of last year, strongly suggesting that malware development has solidly locked on Android systems. Android appears to be taking shares away from Symbian, the previous malware record holder. In final quarter of 2012, Android malware jumped from 49 to 96, while Symbian malware dropped from 21 to just 4.Read More >
The recent malware targeting Saudi oil refineries might not be state-sponsored, according to new research.Read More >