A recently published paper by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has outlined the security concerns the two government agencies have about the use of Android by emergency service personnel including the police and the fire department.
How Google has been making Android a safer place since 2012
Security researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. However it is unlikely that such apps will make it into the Google Play Store. But those who use third-party sites need to beware.
Report: Android’s malware problem is getting worse, and only users of the latest version are safe from harm
Trojan horse apps masquerading as Google Play Store apps have been discovered by a security firm which revealed that such apps could be used to spy on the owner of the device that's running the apps. Read on to find out more details!
In the US 1.4 million devices were infected with real malware during 2012
A new security report continues trend by antimalware companies of releasing scary numbers, but once you dig through the hype there are some real figures which should at least make every Android user aware of the dangers of downloading apps from third parties.
Should you worry about your online and mobile privacy?
Malware and spyware are not the only big privacy concerns today. Even search engines, social networks and carriers might be storing and selling our data. How concerned should you be with your mobile privacy?
We can all accept culpability for this situation, and we should. Carriers are trying to keep their offerings fresh, and we’re trying to keep our old device refreshed. We could have gone unsubsidized, but we didn’t. We wanted a lower up-front cost, and we bought into the system.