by Joe Hindy, 10 months ago
Dealing with malware can be a real pain. Especially on mobile operating systems. There is now an infographic that helps teach you how.
by Robert Triggs, 11 months ago
Following up from yesterday’s Samsung security scare, XDA Developer Chainfire has created a fix for the root exploit affecting Exynos 4210- and 4412-based handsets. If you’re running one of the afflicted devices then this is information you can’t afford to miss.
by Chris Smith, 11 months ago
Earlier today we showed you a new report saying that around 18 million Android devices will be affected by malware next year. And now we have another similar story. While the previous data came from Lookout Mobile, we’re not looking at a PC World story based on Eset estimations.
by Gary Sims, 11 months ago
All software has security vulnerabilities. It is a fact. You only need to look at the software updates that are issued by the big companies like Microsoft, Adobe, Apple and Google to see how prevalent is this security problem. Smartphones aren’t immune, not iPhones, not Windows Phones and not Android. But there are some simple things you can do that will drastically reduce your exposure and help secure your Android phone or tablet, as well as protect your data.
by Chris Smith, 12 months ago
This isn’t the first time we talk about the enhanced security features available in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. First, we looked at these features before Android 4.2 was official, at a time a leaked ROM was used to try to guess some of the upcoming features of the new Android version.
by Gary Sims, 1 year ago
There is no point in trying to ignore it and hope it will go way, but Android does have a malware problem. Of course, Windows has a big malware problem too. So it is ironic that Microsoft’s official Windows Phone Twitter account has asked people to tweet about their Android malware horror stories. The tweet says “Do you have an Android malware horror story? Reply with #DroidRage with your best/worst story and we may have a get-well present for you.”
by Chris Smith, 1 year ago
Since we inevitably keep talking about malware in the Android ecosystem, and since we have already told you a bunch of times that Android 4.2 comes with some enhanced anti-malware security features, it’s time to look at Google’s official explanation regarding one of the new Google Play security protections that has been built into the new OS version, app verification.
by Gary Sims, 1 year ago
It is thought that the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said that are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. With the release of F-Secure’s Q3 2012 Mobile Threat Report and a subsequent clarification, both of which are full of statistics, it is time to look at the real truth behind Android malware numbers.