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Are you prepared to accept a digital equivalent of locking your keys in the car forever?
Or would you prefer to have what amounts to a backdoor to your own, or worse still, to other people's, personal information?
Hot on the heels of the so-called "master key" bug in Android comes what Chinese Android researchers are calling "a similar vulnerability."
They've definitely found a bug, and an another embarrassing one for Google's coders, too...
Are cryptographic holes the new buffer overflows?
Take a look at this week's 60 Second Security video and let us know what you think!
This month's "computer security elephant in the room" story is the news of a gaping security hole in Android application security.
Paul Ducklin gives you a visual explanation of what the problem is all about, and offers some simple advice.
The patent covers technology to match at least one facial landmark between the pre-funny-face and during-funny-face images. If Google develops the technology, we can prepare ourselves for grimacing public displays and associated melodroidma.
Watch our 60 Second Security videos and arm yourself with anecdotes you can use when your friends or colleagues ask you, "Do I really need to worry about things like privacy and security?"
Fake anti-virus is mostly for Windows, with OS X a long way back in second place. But other operating systems aren't exempt from the depredations of cybercriminals.
Paul Ducklin shows you round some recently-discovered Android scareware...
The US Department of Defense has approved the use of Samsung phones running "Knox," a hardened version of Android.
Google has made a number of changes to its Android Play Store ecosystem recently.
There's now a rudimentary anti-virus provided with the OS, a ban on ad blockers, and, most recently, an official policy on sneaky "off-market" updates...
Here's the latest episode in the popular "Chet Chat" series.
Join Chet and Duck as they discuss what we can learn from recent security news in this quarter-hour podcast.
Facebook has introduced a new way to utilize its services on Android mobile phones. Facebook Home streamlines keeping in touch with friends, their photos, Likes and shares. The issue is how it impacts your privacy, even if you choose not to use it yourself.
Will chilling an Android phone to -15°C freeze the encryption keys into memory? And if so, can you use a modified version of Android to dig them out?
German researchers had a crack at it - Paul Ducklin takes a look at how things turned out.