The US Department of Defense is funding the development of a hardware peripheral and software suite that turns a regular smartphone into a device that scans and transmits biometric data at distances not possible for current scanning technology.
A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.
It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.
Is this a cheap shot by Microsoft?
Or are they right to highlight the malware problem on Android smartphones?
A teenage hacker prodigy in India claims to have developed a prototype of malware that will run on smartphones running Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 operating system - the first known instance of Windows Phone 8 malware.
A researcher has discovered a flaw in Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" that can crash the message center by simply receiving a malformed SMS, Tweet or Facebook message.
Free Windows phones are being offered by Microsoft to users who describe their Android malware problems.
Microsoft released a faulty update for their new Windows Phone 7 platform this week, could this have an impact on their ability to deploy security updates?
Some players of a mobile phone game called "3D Anti-terrorist action" are reporting an unexpected feature of the game - expensive international phone calls appearing on their bill. A number of owners of Windows Mobile phones are reporting online that Read more…