Android users: your movements are monitored!

Researchers at AegisLab observed that variants of the Android malware have ravaged thousands of smartphone users in China, South Korea, and Taiwan. It is a serious security risk against Android based smartphones. Those variants are usually embedded in malicous APKs, which can be used to control the compromised samartphone, eavesdrop victims' phone call communication, collect […]

AegisLab has been integrated into VirusImmune’s scanning service!

We are glad to announce that AegisLab file scanner has been integrated into VirusImmune ( since February 2014. VirusImmune is a comprehensive scanning service provided by InfoVirus Tecnologia, a famous security solution provider in Brazil. VirusImmune has integrated more than 70 virus scanning engines and it can analyze suspicious files with numerous scanners in real […]

AegisLab 2014 security predictions

It's almost the end of 2013, we wish everyone a happy new year. AegisLab conventionally establishes some predictions for information security in 2014. 1. Encrypted communications for Botnet will become a normality Since the computing ability of SoC processors, such as ARM CPU, has become more powerful over the years, the real-time encryption will be […]

AegisLab Web Guard has been integrated into VirusTotal’s URL online scanning service!

VirusTotal, a subsidiary of Google, is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners! VirusTotal announced that AegisLab Web Guard has been integrated into the URL scanner backbone since October 31, 2013. The official […]

Security Alert 2013-09-05:The secrets of Android malware, a true story

Over the last month, many smartphone users in Taiwan received an SMS message concerning personal privacy. The message entitled "You were shot by paparazzi!" and contains a URL, such as hxxp://, to download a malicious APK. AegisLab has analyzed the characteristic of the APK and released the malware signature to our customer at the first time. The […]

Security Alert 2013-08-23:Facebook scam mail leads to Blackhole Exploit Kit!

AegisLab discovers that many forged Facebook's notices, essentially phishing mails, have been spread. The adversary employed the trick of the social engineering to perform this kind of attacks. It is difficult to distinguish whether the notices are true or not since the contents and the format of the notices are similar to the official ones. […]

Security Alert 2013-07-14:Watch out! Android Master Keys Vulnerability!

Recently, Bluebox Security announced there is a vulnerability in Android that allows a crack to modify APK code and bypass the APK certificate mechanism. The vulnerability is named Master Keys Vulnerability and will be released by Bluebox Security at Black Hat USA 2013. ( After AegisLab analysis, some of Sony and Samsung using Android 4.2 […]

Security Alert 2013-07-08:Be careful with fake browser updating website!(IE、Chrome、Firefox)

AegisLab found a malicious URL:hxxp://,it would detect your browser and redirect you to the fake browser updating website respectively! We discovered there are three types of these fake browser updating websites! AegisLab also found the similar case before:『 安全通報2013-01-03: SEO汙染,瀏覽器更新請注意!! 』,it's not a new trick! Moreover,hackers add instructions and following steps in these fake browser updating websites! IE:hxxp:// → hxxp:// → hxxp://   […]