One in six Android phones infected with mobile malware
Bad actors move from Google Play to third-party app stores, says Upstream.
Telecoms operators navigate bumpy road during COVID-19
The majority of surveyed telcos plan to increase digital investments in 2021; however, one-third don’t have a digital roadmap, says the Technology Innovation Council.
South Africans increasingly seek free mobile Internet
As mobile network operators see increased Internet traffic, more South Africans are looking for ways to get free data for information and entertainment.
Malicious mobile apps double in number
Nine of the top 10 malicious apps were at some stage available on Google Play.
Malware infects 1.69M Android devices in SA
In 2019, the greatest number of apps that infected SA users were video apps, says Upstream.
Rogue weather app carries out fraudulent premium transactions
Upstream’s Secure-D blocked around 34 million fresh suspicious transaction attempts from the Weather Forecast app.
Secure-D Uncovers Another Popular Android App with 100 Million Downloads as Suspicious
More than 114 million suspicious mobile transactions initiated by 4shared recently blocked by Upstream’s Security Platform in 17 countries
Upstream's Security Platform, Secure-D, Unveils Alcatel Smartphones Sold with a Suspicious App From TCL, Also Available on Google Play
Upstream, the technology company leading the mobile internet revolution in high growth markets, has unveiled that Alcatel smartphones are sold with a suspicious pre-installed weather forecast app, also available on Google Play.
Upstream Uncovers Android Smartphones in Developing Markets Sold with Pre-Installed Malware
Upstream, a leader of the mobile internet revolution in high growth markets, has today revealed that new low-end Android smartphone devices being sold to consumers in developing markets, many of whom are coming online for the first time, contain pre-installed malware.