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Google data shows threat of Android malware is massively overblown

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 3, 2013
In many cases the danger of Android malware is greatly exaggerated, and Google has some data to prove it. The company collected data on 1.5 billion installations, and found that users went through with the installation of potential harmful applications (PHA) in just 0.12% of cases.
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Dubious iMessage Chat app removed from Play Store

by: Gary SimsSeptember 25, 2013
The dubious iMessage Chat app, which liked to send all of its data via servers in China, has been removed from the Google Play Store. The question remains, if there was a legitimate iMessage app for Android would you use it?
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Avoid at all costs the iMessage Chat app in the Play Store

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 24, 2013
The “iMessage Chat” app in the Play Store lets Android users chat with users of Apple’s messaging service. However, the massive security risks it poses outweigh its benefits.
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Google Play Weekly Episode 5: Roku one ups the Chromecast, Xbox Music in the Play Store, and more!

by: Joe HindySeptember 14, 2013
In this week's episode of Google Play Weekly, we check out a new update to the Roku, all the menus in Foursquare, Xbox Music, and a whole lot more!
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FBI worried about emergency services using Android due to security threats

by: Gary SimsAugust 27, 2013
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.
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How Google has been making Android a safer place since 2012

by: Joe HindyJuly 28, 2013
For most, going from 4.1 to 4.2 and now Android 4.3 was seeing a few optimizations. That's not all Google has been cooking up behind the scenes.
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Millionaire poker player charged with running Android malware ring

by: Joe HindyJuly 28, 2013
A millionaire poker player, along with 8 others, were recently arrested for a malware ring that earned $3.9 million using spam and a fake dating site.
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Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access

by: Gary SimsJuly 4, 2013
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.
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Report: Android’s malware problem is getting worse, and only users of the latest version are safe from harm

by: David GonzalesJune 28, 2013
Earlier this year, a research report said the number of malware-infected Android devices rose 163% in 2012. A new report now says things are much worse.
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Most advanced Android malware threat yet: Obad.a

by: Chris SmithJune 8, 2013
A security firm has discovered the most advanced piece of Android malware yet, called Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a. Read on for more details.
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