Security researcher Bogdan Alecu discovered a vulnerability that exposes Nexus devices to denial-of-service attacks based on a special type of SMS.
Norton also notes that Facebook is not the only app doing this, or even the worst offender. They promise more information on other culprits in coming weeks, but we’re still curious why Facebook would take numbers from a device that wasn’t even logged in.
Samsung is said to be working on delivering a kill switch feature for smartphones as soon as July. Would you feel safer knowing that such an anti-theft feature exists?
While there are tons of great security apps out there for wiping or finding your lost/stolen phone, why doesn’t Android have this kind of functionality built-in?
Android Lost helps you recover your lost Android phone, or prevent your data on it from falling into the wrong hands.
Thanks to a special promotion from AppGratis, you can now get your hands on a lifetime license for Cerberus, as long as you act today.
Clueful is an Android app from BitDefender which allows you to monitor the way the apps you have installed on your device may endanger your privacy. More details in the rest of the article.
New research from security specialists Bitdefender suggests that as many as one third of free Android apps access and upload your private data (including your phone number) to third parties.
Malware, malware, malware! You could easily get the impression there’s no hope for any of us on Android unless we install a security app or jump ship to a nice safe platform. What’s with all the scaremongering?
A new report, which looks at the security threat that mobile devices pose to corporate networks, has some good news and some bad news for smartphone users.