Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Icon-Hiding Android Adware Returns to the Market
Many app developers embed ad-code into their apps as a way to lower the costs of development. But, some developers use their apps as a way to launch ads on mobile devices. SophosLabs recently found 15 apps on the Google Play Market that generate large, intrusive ads and hide their app icon so that the user can’t delete it. Many of them even disguise their app as a different one in the phone’s app settings page.
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