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HTC needs more than great hardware to make a comeback

by David Imel 12 hours ago36 comments

Dual camera optical zoom technology explained

by Robert Triggs 18 hours ago7 comments

A week with the Nokia 3310 reminds me how far phones have come

by Robert Triggs 3 days ago8 comments

LG V30: all the rumors in one place

by Scott Adam Gordon 2 days ago42 comments
28 articles

Single Chrome exploit can compromise any Android smartphone

A researcher at Quihoo 360 recently discovered an exploit in Chrome that can probably demolish even the newest, most up-to-date Android devices if the user visits an infected site.
by John DyeNovember 13, 201562

New Android adware reportedly “nearly impossible” to remove

Lookout has discovered a new form of adware that roots a device after the user installs it, then entrenches itself as a system application.
by John DyeNovember 6, 2015134

Why Android Auto scares me

Android has been hit with a few security issues recently. What are the possible ramifications of an Android Auto related security breach?
by Obaro OgboAugust 15, 201543

International authority assault gets ‘Dendroid’ malware coder arrested

The internet can be a rough place if you come across the wrong people. Especially when they have tools like Dendroid, a very popular malware Android software. You can take a breath now, ...
by Edgar CervantesJuly 16, 20151
 
 

Are all flashlight apps really out to get you?

Android permissions and, specifically, Android flashlight apps have been getting a lot of scrutiny lately. Is there cause for concern? Let's find out.
by Joe HindyDecember 9, 201493

Chinese Galaxy S4 clone comes with built-in spyware that mimics Google Play

Security researches found the first case of a smartphone shipping with pre-installed malware. The device is the Star N9500, a Galaxy S4 lookalike that’s available throughout Europe on Amazon.
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 17, 201422

Pay a $300 fine or else your Android phone will be locked

Using the logo of the FBI and President Barack Obama, Android-Trojan.Koler.A uses a location function to tailor the warnings to whatever country that you reside in. The malware prevents ...
by William Neilson JrMay 8, 201463

Google unveils plans to bring continuous malware monitoring to Android

Today Google announced it is expanding its "verify apps" scanning technology, allowing the service to continuously scan for malware.
by Andrew GrushApril 10, 201424

Future ‘Verify Apps’ update will reportedly bring continuous app monitoring

According to a new report, Google is preparing to roll out a new version of Play Services that includes a change to Verify Apps, letting them check apps continuously for the presence of ...
by Andrew GrushFebruary 27, 201414

Exposé: Don’t fall victim to this dodgy anti-virus app

On surface Armor for Android seems like a legitimate security app but once you dig a little deeper you discover that it just wants your money, $550 worth!
by Gary SimsFebruary 5, 201436
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