Google has released a new report outlining what exactly the Android security team has been up to in 2014. The full report is a bit lengthy, but we’ll walk you through some key points.
In order to expand its safety precautions, Google has just announced the Safe Browsing API, which lets developers incorporate Chrome’s malware-blocking technology into applications.
Protecting your phone is always a top priority and in this list, we’ll show you the 15 best antivirus apps to help keep the malware away.
Finding a good flashlight on Android is harder than you’d think. In this roundup, we have the best (and most permission free) Android flashlight apps!
A new threat named “BadUSB” has just emerged, a name that may be a bit of an understatement. This exploit is one of the nastiest security threats.
As if Flappy Bird wasn’t bad enough, now it turns out that installing some of its clones could prove to be a security risk.
News of a malicious phone spread through the web after G Data revealed what’s inside the Star N9500. Rightfully so, eBay reacted by banning the device from its storefront.
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 users from accessing the home screen of their phones, making it impossible to use most other apps installed on the phone.
In some cases, a phone can be restored only when you pay a so-called “fine” of about $300, using payment services such as Paysafecard or uKash that are incredibly difficult to trace. Thankfully, there is no evidence that the malware encrypts any files on a phone’s storage.
Two apps in the Play Store, one of them with more than a million downloads, are mining cryptocurrency whenever the device is plugged in for charging.
Finnish security company F-Secure published its Threat Report for the second half of 2013, which includes a section dedicated to mobile security issues.