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Hacking group used Facebook lures to trick victims into downloading Android spyware

At least three fake social media accounts posing as young women have encouraged victims into downloading highly invasive Android malware.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Android malware: Millions fall victim to drive-by cryptocurrency miner

Researchers say that at least 60 million visits have been forcibly made to malicious Monero sites in what represents the first large-scale cryptocurrency campaign targeting mobile.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

This Android malware wants to steal your Facebook login and bombard you with ads

Researchers have found 53 apps distributing malware that steals Facebook credentials -- some of which have been active since April 2017 and downloaded over 100,000 times.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Chrome OS is about to borrow another feature from Android

Chrome OS and Android are closer than ever before – many Chromebooks, including the Google Pixelbook – can run Android apps just as well as a phone or tablet, and it looks like the desktop OS is about to borrow another feature…

Android security: First Kotlin-based malware found in Google Play Store

Malware researchers have spotted what they think is the first malicious Android app using Google's Kotlin language.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Phoney Android security apps in Google Play Store found distributing malware, tracking users

36 apps that posed as tools to keep users safe from attacks were actually installing malware on their devices.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Android security: Flashlight apps on Google Play infested with adware were downloaded by 1.5m people

Android users looking for simple tools found their devices infected with aggressive LightsOut adware.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Best Android boxes in 2018: for TV and everything else

Whether you want to use them to smarten up your dumb TV set or to empower your workforce on a budget, Android boxes have earned their place – with merit – in the wider personal computer ecosystem.Falling prices along with rising…