Blog Tag: Android

Fake Android Apps Containing Coinhive Miner Identified by Metadefender Cloud

January 10, 2018
Waqas Amir of HackRead reported on fake Android applications that infect devices with Monero-mining Coinhive earlier this week. Coinhive is a cryptocurrency miner that uses devices' CPU power to mine Monero digital coins. Coinhive was...

Scanning Android Package Files (APKs) with Metadefender Cloud

November 04, 2014 by Tony Berning
Kaspersky Lab and Interpol's recently released Mobile Cyber Threat Report shows a significant increase in the number of cyber-attacks targeting Android users, highlighting the need for successful anti-malware solutions for the Android OS...

Scanning for Malware in Android Applications

April 14, 2014 by Dan Lanir
Android applications are available through a number of different stores and sites. At some stores, you can even download the app file to your PC and apply it directly to your Android device. This diversity in stores and download mechanisms...