“Have you ever downloaded and installed a large Android application that had very few actual UI elements or functionality? Recently, FireEye Labs mobile security researchers have discovered a new kind of mobile malware that encrypts an embedded Android application with an attachment in an asset folder – concealing all malicious activities within a seemingly benign application.”
Here’s an interesting analysis of malware callbacks based on country. Are Russia and Ukraine involved in a “Cyber War”?
This is a really good analysis of what a mobile app is collecting and sharing.
This article does a really good job of breaking down a common Remote Access Trojan (RAT). If you’ve never seen a deep dive like this I highly recommend you take a look.