Successful malware peddlers are always thinking up new ways of delivering malware to unsuspecting users.
Bitdefender has launched Antivirus Free for Android, which offers smartphone owners a free, fast and powerful antivirus solution that taps the latest in-the-cloud scanning technology and prevents battery strain.
With adware gleaning more user data from people devices than they would normally need too and developers bundle more than one adware framework into their apps, user privacy is increasingly taking a backseat to profit for developers and advertisers.
This defensive security talk from Shmoocon 2013 is primarily targeted towards Android developers.
Phishing emails targeting Tibetan and Uyghur activists and containing spying malware masquerading as legitimate DOC and PDF files are nothing new, as such spam campaigns have been going on for years.
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