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A quiet Sunday spent hacking Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s social media

by: Kris CarlonJune 27, 2016
A "security group" making a name for itself by hacking high-profile tech figures and celebrities has just claimed another scalp: Google CEO Sundar Pichai.
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Family of ‘Godless’ apps in the Google Play Store is capable of rooting Lollipop and older

by: John DyeJune 24, 2016
Researchers at TrendLabs Security Intelligence have identified a family of malicious apps dubbed "Godless" that 90% of Android devices are vulnerable to.
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Two-step verification just got easier on Android and iOS with Google Prompt

by: Kris CarlonJune 21, 2016
Google has just announced a simpler way to verify your identity using two-step verification called Google Prompt, which is rolling out today to all users.
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LG launches new product security website

by: Kris CarlonJune 20, 2016
LG has announced a new security website for its products where you can report issues, read security bulletins and see how LG responds to security threats.
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Android Security Rewards paid out $550,000 in its first year

by: John DyeJune 16, 2016
The Android Security Rewards program saw 82 researchers identifying over 250 vulnerabilities. Next year, the payouts will increase by a factor of 33%.
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LG is now offering its own security bulletin

by: Alex MullisJune 10, 2016
Much like Google, Samsung and a few other OEMs, LG is now offering its own security bulletin.
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Stick it to phone thieves: you can now remotely brick your phone

by: Kris CarlonJune 6, 2016
AOSP now supports the ability to remotely brick a device through recovery if it has been stolen, rendering it unbootable by any would-be thieves.
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Android June security update now live for Nexus owners

by: Kris CarlonJune 6, 2016
Google has put out the June security update for Nexus devices with six new critical security vulnerabilities patched, mostly relating to privilege elevation.
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Terrorists terrified of fake Android apps spying on them

by: John DyeJune 6, 2016
ISIS has been developing apps, but 'dubious sources' have started distributing versions of these apps containing spyware and malware.
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Soon you’ll be able to unlock Windows 10 with wearables

by: John DyeJune 1, 2016
Microsoft wants to let you skip passwords or PINs by giving Windows 10 the ability to recognize you based on your wearables.
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