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Android bearing malware: why you should be careful which phones you buy

26 days ago   |   By Android Community

Avast usually sends out a report when its researchers and devs see something that will be really bad for your device or network. Avast Threat Labs recently analyzed malware that has affected thousands of mobile users all over the world. Malware attacks are usually common but in this day and age, it should be easier...
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Avast Discovers Adware Pre-Installed On Some Android Devices

Avast Discovers Adware Pre-Installed On Some Android Devices

26 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Security researchers from Avast recently discovered that several hundred devices ship with the Cosiloon adware pre-installed. This malware is installed as a system application, which makes it difficult for users and antivirus apps to remove the software from affected smartphones. The security firm estimates that thousands of users may have been affected by the malware, and the victims are located in more than 100 countries, including Russia, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Avast further noted that the majority of the devices infected by the malware have not been...
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