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#ThrowbackThursday – When Android had stiffer competition

by Andrew Grush 3 days ago18 comments

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s one flaw…

by Joshua Vergara 4 days ago132 comments

8 ways the Galaxy S8 is objectively better than the iPhone 7

by Kris Carlon 4 days ago177 comments

Galaxy on Fire 3: why it dares to have an ending

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More proof Flappy Bird is evil: over 250 clones reportedly packing malware

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.
by Andrew GrushJune 24, 20146

Spyware-bearing Galaxy S4 clone gets banned from eBay

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.
by Edgar CervantesJune 20, 201428

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

Researchers find Android apps that covertly mine Dogecoin, one of them with more than a million downloads

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.
by Bogdan PetrovanMarch 27, 201423
 
 

F-Secure report shows once again why you should stick to the Play Store for app downloads

Finnish security company F-Secure published its Threat Report for the second half of 2013, which includes a section dedicated to mobile security issues.
by Bogdan PetrovanMarch 5, 201412

New malware tries to infect Android devices via USB cable

Have the days passed when only downloading from Google Play was enough to stay safe? New details have been released about a new piece of Windows malware that tries to infect Android ...
by Gary SimsJanuary 27, 201419

Beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus

You need to beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus. This week one of the Android Authority team saw an antivirus scareware ad on his phone and was able to ...
by Gary SimsJanuary 23, 201451

Obad was the nastiest piece of Android malware discovered in 2013

In a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the firm officially named Obad, a sophisticated Trojan that can be distributed via mobile botnets, as its ...
by Gary SimsDecember 16, 201328

Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus – Everything you need to know

Android antivirus apps have a lot of features and Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus has all of them. If you need antivirus, check out our review.
by Joe HindyNovember 23, 20134

5 biggest myths about Android

You'll find all kinds of half-truths and flat-out lies being circulated online about the world of tech and beyond, but these are our top five Android myths.
by Simon HillNovember 18, 2013172
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