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.
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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...
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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.
Fake Plants vs Zombies and other Android games infiltrate Google Play store, make money for fraudsters
SophosLabs process thousands of Android apps daily with many applications approaching the fine line between the completely legitimate and potentially unwanted applications.
Android Armour a premium priced security app was particularly well represented in the incoming stream of samples. Vanja Svajcer investigates why.
Taking your tablet online can make you vulnerable to an assortment of internet dangers, including identity theft and hackers. This is especially true if you’re taking advantage of a public hotspot rather than your home network.
Follow these simple steps to ensure safe and secure browsing no matter where you are.