Forget passwords, PINs, security patterns, or even Face Unlock. A research team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has devised a way to let your Android device recognize you as its owner just by the way that you touch it.
Two apps in the Play Store, one of them with more than a million downloads, are mining cryptocurrency whenever the device is plugged in for charging.
Finnish security company F-Secure published its Threat Report for the second half of 2013, which includes a section dedicated to mobile security issues.
We explore the idea of smartphone kill switches as legislation is presented in the U.S. to make them a legal requirement. What would a kill switch offer over current solutions, what are the potential drawbacks, and would it work anyway?
The Blackphone, which places “privacy and control directly in the hands of its users”, has been officially announced at MWC 2014 and is now available for pre-order at $629.
Google bought SlickLogin, an Israel-based startup that develops alternatives to passwords, including a sound-based authentication technology.
TimePIN is an application that modifies your lockscreen PIN to a new value every minute! Prying eyes will never compromise your device security.
A security vulnerability in Android which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code (i.e. their own code) has been tested on Google Glass and found present.
Facebook Engineering has released a new open source encryption library, Conceal, for Android which is designed to encrypt data quickly without using too much system memory or processor power.