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Fortinet urges mobile users to watch out for Ransomware

Fortinet, a high-performance network security company is advising Malaysian mobile device users to be on the alert for mobile ransomware, which has seen a steady increase worldwide in recent months. Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts usage of the device it infects, demanding payment from the end-user in order to regain control over the device. Until recently, ransomware ...

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Free Trend Micro Dr. Safety mobile security app for mobile gamers

To help combat the rapid rise of malicious and high-risk mobile apps in a game-loving nation like Malaysia, Trend Micro has come together with mobile game developers from around Asia to set up the Safe Gaming Alliance. As part of this commitment, Trend Micro is introducing the first-of-its kind Dr. Safety mobile security app for free, together with game developers ...

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Free McAfee Mobile Security for Android offers privacy, security & theft protection

McAfee, part of Intel Security, announced the latest version of McAfee Mobile Security for free, that now offers privacy & theft protection, security scans. These scans allow users to identify apps that are oversharing personal information. It also scans for and removes malware and looks for other security threats. McAfee said it makes it simple for users to perform these ...

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Huawei Honor 3C price at RM499 in Malaysia

Huawei announced last week that Malaysia is the first country in South East Asia to launch Huawei Honor 3C. The smartphone is priced at RM499. The Huawei Honor 3C is a 5-inch screen phone(LTPS HD display), comes with a quad-core 1.3 GHz CPU and powered by Android 4.2.

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Symantec 2014 Internet Security Threat Report: More Android malware, iOS has the highest number of vulnerabilities

Attackers are researching what they can do on Android, and their attacks are becoming more sophisticated according to Symantec in its latest 2014 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 19. Symantec is saying that Android is the most targeted mobile operating system platform with 97% of the total threat while they were 0% threat against iOS. Symantec tracks the number of ...

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Malicious Ads on Facebook targeted at Android users

Panda Security, an online security company, has uncovered a new attack on Android users. This is a highly elaborate ploy that originates on Facebook, where cyber-criminals advertise a series of apps. When users access Facebook from their Android mobile device, they will see different messages under the title ‘Suggested Post’ advertising WhatsApp tips like: “Want to know how to see ...

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BlackBerry OS Update Version 10.2.1 now available in Malaysia

The new BlackBerry OS update, version 10.2.1 is now being rolled out in Malaysia. Around the world, the update is rolling out in stages, in the U.S., Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America, and will be available for the entire line of smartphones running BlackBerry 10 (including the Porsche Design P’9982). This is a much ...

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WeChat gets TRUSTe Certification for Privacy & Security

WeChat, a mobile social communication application for smartphones, announced that its website and mobile apps have been certified by TRUSTe, a leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company that provides privacy assessments, certifications, monitoring tools, and compliance controls. The certification covers WeChat in five different mobile operating systems (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone).

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Biggest Mobile Advertising Trends from 2013

In a special year-in-review report, Opera Mediaworks has selected the top trends in mobile advertising witnessed on its mobile ad platform, the world’s largest, reaching 400 million consumers a month via 60 billion ad impressions. Among the trends according to Opera Mediaworks:

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Over 700,000 Android devices activated everyday

The Android operating system appears to be doing very well. Back in December 2010, we reported that over 300k Android devices are activated a day, a year later, there are over 700,000 Android devices activated everyday. According to Andy Rubin, Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, the activations are counted when a new Android phone is activated for the ...

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New Android Market allows Remote Install

Google has launched its new Android Market web store for Android 2.2 and higher devices. With the new web store in place, you can browse through thousands of apps available in the Android Market. Using the same Google Account on your Android phone, sign into the Android Market web store(market.android.com) and you can then remotely install, but not remove, any ...

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New Android Malware discovered-Geinimi

A new Android malware has been discovered and its called Geinimi- a trojan that is capable of stealing information and uploading it to remote servers. Geinimi is the first Android malware in the wild that displays botnet-like capabilities. It has been spotted on third-party Android application marketplaces especially in China. As for now, Geinimi hasn’t made a malicious move yet, ...

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Over 300k Android devices activated a day

Over 300,000 Android devices are activated a day, according to Andrew Rubin who is VP of Engineering at Google in a tweet.

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Google: 83% Of Android Devices Run Android 2.1 Or Above

Google has updated the chart of its platform version on its Android Developers portal. The data was collected for two weeks, ending on December 1, 2010. The latest analysis shows that Android 2.1 (Eclair) and Android 2.2 (Froyo) now run on 83% of the total Android handsets currently available in the market.

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