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Verizon update to the Galaxy S7 adds bloatware with the capability to download further bloatware

by: John DyeMay 9, 2016
DT Ignite is an app Verizon may have installed on your Samsung Galaxy S7, and it has the capability to download more apps without your permission.
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Remember when Google warned you against visiting Google.com?

by: Kris CarlonApril 20, 2016
Google's Safe Browsing site status tool is once again warning us that google.com is a potentially dangerous site to visit. Read this before you switch to Bing.
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Stagefright-based ‘Metaphor’ exploit can take control of your phone in just 15 seconds

by: Kris CarlonMarch 17, 2016
Security researchers have uncovered a new Stagefright-based exploit that can reportedly be used to take control of your Samsung, LG or HTC phone in just 15 seconds.
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Linux bug renders vulnerable 66% of all Android devices (Update: Google responds)

by: Derek ScottJanuary 21, 2016
"As of the date of disclosure, this vulnerability has implications for approximately tens of millions of Linux PCs and servers, and 66 percent of all Android devices."
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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

by: Joe HindyJanuary 10, 2016
Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! This week we talk about some big upcoming game releases, app news from CES 2016, and more apps and games news!
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Google bans 13 apps that secretly download other malware

by: Kris CarlonJanuary 8, 2016
Google has banned 13 malicious apps that secretly downloaded other malware apps, left positive reviews in Google Play and even sought root privileges.
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15 best antivirus Android apps and anti-malware Android apps

by: Joe HindyJanuary 5, 2016
Protecting your phone is always a top priority and in this list, we'll show you the 15 best antivirus Android apps to help keep the malware away.
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Ghost Push malware can root devices and install unwanted apps – here is the fix

by: Edgar CervantesOctober 13, 2015
Ghost Push is a trojan malware that hides itself inside popular apps and has managed to make its way to official app markets (yes, this includes our beloved Play Store).
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Robust Android ransomware spreading across American devices

by: Edgar CervantesSeptember 12, 2015
Ransomware has become especially advanced, and a specific kind is currently spreading across America. This happens to be a nasty one, so let's get you all informed.
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Security firm uncovers another far-reaching Android vulnerability

by: Jimmy WestenbergJuly 27, 2015
A team of mobile security experts at research firm Zimperium have recently discovered an exploit in Android that could let hackers gain access to your mobile device much easier than you'd think.
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