A new transparency report on Android security shows that far less than one percent of all devices have a potentially harmful app running on them.
Android has long been viewed as the less-secure mobile operating system compared to iOS, and Google's licensing changes to comply with the European Commission's anti-trust ruling can potentially make the ecosystem's overall security situation worse.
Cisco Talos researchers have discovered an Android trojan called GPlayed that mimics the Google Play store and can morph once it's installed.
A team of researchers has developed several new phishing techniques that can be used against Android devices, leveraging issues with some password managers.
There's a flaw in Android that allows an attacker to capture the MAC address and other information to track users.