Thousands of Android devices including those from manufacturers like ZTE, Archos and myPhone are being shipped with pre-installed malware globally including in India, Avast claimed.
"Intrusion prevention system, intrusion detection system, anti-virus and anti-malware have been put in place," an official said.
Google has kicked out nearly 60 games, many of which were for children, from its Play Store after a security research firm found they were infected with a porn malware.
ICICI Bank virtually acknowledged the presence of a malware in its mobile banking application, but underplayed its impact on its customers.
Microsoft has released a security patch to fix a flaw in its Windows Malware Protection Engine.
Reacting to reports that the IB asked troops to delete some 40 Chinese mobile apps, including app Truecaller, the company denied any foul play on its part.
Belgian researchers have discovered a flaw in a widely used system for securing Wi-Fi communications that could allow hackers to read information.
The announcement was made at the HP Reinvent world partner forum here which goes into its main session on Tuesday.
The software infects devices to get foothold in the ICT networks/systems, steals information and pass over to the adversaries outside the country," NSE said.
The malware attack impacted nearly 2,000 broadband modems, where subscribers had not changed default password "admin".