CyberGate IT

New Android malware breaches more than 1 million Google accounts

“Asia is ground zero for malware infections dubbed “Gooligan” and aimed at Android operating systems, with the majority of the million Google accounts breached since August located there, researchers said. The malware burrows in to mobile devices running on Android and steals information from Gmail, Google Photos, Google Docs, Google Play, Google Drive and G … Read more

Spyware on some Android phones automatically sends data to China, analysts say

“For about $US50 ($66) in the US, you can get a smartphone with a high-definition display, fast data service and, according to security contractors, a secret feature: a backdoor that sends all your text messages to China every 72 hours. Security contractors recently discovered preinstalled software in some Android phones sold in the States that … Read more