Online security company Kaspersky Lab has published details of a mobile application that it describes as ‘the most sophisticated’ Android malware it’s ever seen.
The file - now being referred to as Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a - is capable of sending text messages to premium rate numbers, downloading and installing more malware, sending malware via Bluetooth and performing other commands.
Podcast - 15th May 2013
Three new smartphones launched at three separate events. Yes, Nokia has definitely been busy in the past few days.
As well as talking about Finland's finest phones, we also discuss recent claims made about EE, annual results from Sony, smart metering, 5G technology, virus protection, Vodafone and the worldwide growth of mobile phones.
Digital security company Kaspersky Lab has signed an agreement with Qualcomm that’ll enable manufacturers to pre-load Kaspersky’s mobile security products on smartphones and tablets.
It’s offering special terms to companies creating Android devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.
Podcast - 6th February 2013
We start this week's podcast by talking about the launch of BlackBerry 10 before moving on to discuss a 4G promise from Three UK.
The numerical theme continues with the Microsoft 4Afrika project, a handful of quarterly results and some investment news. Plus there’s worrying new malware and a curious Apple trademark application.
The securelist.com blog run by anti-virus specialists Kaspersky Lab has discovered a malicious Android app that targeted the user’s computer as well as their phone.
Consumers who downloaded an app called ‘Superclean’ or ‘DroidCleaner’ risked infecting their desktop computer with malware.