Malware lurks in Google Play Store

Lookout has unearthed a new family of malware it is dubbing BadNews - which has emerged in the Google Play Store for Android devices.

Android phones hijacked for botnet

If you've downloaded any free Android games recently and don't have an unlimited SMS plan, you may be in for a nasty surprise when the next phone bill hits the mat.

Where you (probably) lost your phone

People in Manchester, England, are the likeliest in the world to lose their mobile phones; in the US, Philadephians are the doziest.

Trojan can take over Android phones

A new and very sophisticated Trojan is hitting Android devices in China and endangering users worldwide.

Rooted Android access codes stored as plain text

An Android Central mobile security researcher has discovered that critical access codes on rooted Android smartphones are often stored as clear text in internal OS databases.

Phone apps collecting user data - but should we be worried?

Up to half of free Android apps, and a quarter of free iPhone apps, are gathering and sharing sensitive data from a user's phone.