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Dealing with mobile SMS / text spam [POLL]

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From insurance claims to adult content subscription services, SMS spam seems to be a growing problem. Well, for me at least. Do you know how you should report such text messages?

Dodgy Android markets shut down by FBI in copyright crackdown

Dodgy Android markets shut down by FBI

Some Android users have got a nasty scare, as three websites - involved in the distribution of cracked and stolen Android smartphone apps - were shut down by the FBI.

Nude wallpaper apps infect thousands of Android devices with malware

Nude wallpaper apps infect thousands of Android devices with malware

Thousands of Android devices are thought to have been infected by a strain of Chinese malware which sends costly SMS messages to earn cash for its creators.

How to explain phishing to your Grandma [VIDEO]

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Have you ever had to explain phishing to your Grandma? Are you tech support for friends and family?

If so, then the Sophos Threatsaurus is just what you need. The 2012 edition is hot off the press - get it for free today!

Security fears around remote working, the cloud and wireless networks cited by SMBs

Security fears around remote working, the cloud and wireless networks cited by SMBs

The days of IT managers simply worrying about the security of the network inside their physical offices are long gone.

Cloud services, mobile devices, wireless networks and a remote workforce are complicating security management for IT departments who wish to protect corporate data.

WWDC 2012 keynote highlights Apple security strengths and weaknesses

WWDC 2012 keynote highlights Apple security strengths and weaknesses

Apple's announcement about new products at WWDC 2012 was peppered with information related to security and privacy, Joshua Long reports.

Apple's iCloud syncs stolen iPhone photos to nab thief

Apple's iCloud syncs stolen iPhone photos to nab thief

A Facebook user used Apple's iCloud to identify the thief who stole her iPhone on a Disney cruise. While an interesting story, what can you do to better protect your smartphone or tablet to not have to repeat this process if your device is stolen?

Angry Birds malware - Firm fined £50,000 for profiting from fake Android apps

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A firm has been fined £50,000 after Trojan versions of popular Android apps secretly sent expensive SMS messages to premium rate numbers.

Sophos anti-virus for Android updated - beta now works on tablets too!

Sophos anti-virus for Android beta updated - now for tablets too!

The beta version of Sophos Mobile Security for Android has been updated to support tablets.

Download a free copy now and tell us what you think!

Free Sophos Anti-Virus app for your Android

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To help you better safeguard your Android phone and tablet, Sophos just published Sophos Mobile Security for Android in Google Play. Oh, and it's free!

Fake anti-virus disguises used by Android malware

Fake anti-virus disguises used by Android malware

The Android malware threat is growing.

And it's no surprise to see similar social engineering tricks that have worked on other operating systems in the past also being used on the Android platform.

Fraudsters spam out scams via SMS text messages

Fraudsters spam out scams via SMS text messages

Always take care about clicking on links sent to you out of the blue, even if they arrive on your mobile phone.

Smartphones: which one do you like best?

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Which is the better smartphone choice: iPhone, Android, Blackberry? Which is most secure? Check out what Naked Security readers thought, and take the chance to have your say.

Fake Instagram app infects Android devices with malware

Fake Instagram app infects Android devices with malware

Tempted to try out the much talked about Instagram app? Well, be careful where you get it from - as malware authors are distributing malware disguised as the popular app.

Contactless payment cards raise security concern - but is there a much older problem?

Contactless payment cards raise security concern - but is there a much older problem?

A TV news report raises concern about the NFC-enabled contactless cards being used by Barclays banking customers. Professor Alan Woodward explores what he believes to be the real issue.

Lost your mobile? You're not alooooooone...

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I have left phones in airplanes, in cabs, at friends' houses, etc...it is embarrassing really. But it turns out I'm not the only one.

Updated: Serious security hole in iOS 5.1? Perhaps not..

Serious security hole in iOS 5.1: Your iPhone/iPad isn't locked

Is iOS 5.1 allowing people to access your iPhone or iPad without a pass code? Perhaps not, but we were duped!

iPhone 5 tester SMS text scam hits cellphone users

iPhone 5 tester SMS text scam hits mobile users

Want to test an iPhone 5? Sorry - but it's an SMS text spam campaign sent to mobile phone users.

Is Google Bouncer going to bounce all malware from the Android Market?

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Google has pleasantly surprised the mobile malware research community when it announced yesterday that Android apps are analysed for malicious behavior before being allowed onto the Android Market, but is it all good news? Vanja Svajcer, Sophos Principal Researcher, investigates.

Sophos Security Threat Report 2012 - seeing through the hype

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We know you're probably sceptical of "state of the world" reports from vendors. For all you can tell, they'll turn out to be thinly-digsuised advertorial, unreconstructed product brochures, or worse.

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